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Stay informed about events happening in the College of Health Sciences and events related to Pre-Health fields.


  • Communication Disorders Virtual Open House, December 3. Join UW’s Division of Communication Disorders at one of their open houses this semester for an overview of their academic, ASL, and clinical programs, meet faculty, and tour the clinic! To receive the Zoom link, please RSVP to or call (307) 766-6427. More information.

Scholarships and Competitive Applications for Experiential Learning

  • Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
    SHPEP is a FREE six-week transformative summer experience for college freshman and sophomore students interested in the health professions. The program offers opportunities to explore health careers, including dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and public health. SHPEP scholars have a legacy of success: over 65% of scholars who apply to medical and dental school are accepted. Application Opens November 1! Visit to learn more!

  • Please see below for an internship opportunity with WySCI. Find more information here:

    • Science communications internships (for credit)

      Apply on rolling basis, open to all degree levels. Can involve WySCI-specified projects and/or student-initiated projects.

      UW Science Communication Initiative. Details.

  • The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) announces the Anthony Fauci Award in STEM and Classics. As an undergraduate, Dr. Fauci majored in Classics with a pre-medical track at the College of the Holy Cross. This $500 annual award recognizes a junior or senior undergraduate student who demonstrates outstanding work in both Classics and a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Applications must consist of:

    • a 500-word essay on the topic of “How is your experience in Classics enhanced by studying a STEM subject and/or vice versa?” 

    • a current transcript (an unofficial copy will suffice) for all relevant undergraduate work, and

    • one letter of recommendation from either a Classics or STEM professor.

    Go to for an application form. The deadline for receipt of an application is 30 January 2022

Connection in the Community, Job and Volunteer Opportunities

  • Project Horseshoe Farm – community health gap year. Are you a graduating senior looking for hands-on experience in community health, education, organizational management, and leadership? Project Horseshoe Farm offers Community Health Fellowship programs in Alabama and California. Alumni consistently express how transformative their Fellowship experience has been, and Fellows go to some of the top medical schools, graduate programs, and nonprofit organizations across the U.S. This upcoming year, HSF is offering a Gap-Year Fellowship, which will begin June of 2022 and finish July of 2023 at the Greensboro, Marion, and Pomona sites. For applicants who are available and interested, they are also offering a 6-month Fellowship opportunity in Greensboro from January through July of 2022. It will be shorter, but similar in experience to the full year Fellowship. See poster here. The Project Horseshoe Farm website gives a good overview of our programs, and you can find them on Handshake too.

    Gap-Year Fellowship application deadline: February 13th, 2022.

    6-month Fellowship application deadline: November 14th, 2021.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters: In these times of uncertainty, the importance of strong relationships has never been more clear. You can help make a difference by becoming a mentor. Being a Big is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling things you’ll ever do. You can help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. You and your Little can share the kinds of activities you already like to do like hiking Medicine Bow peak or going to a UW football game. We are actively recruiting volunteers to mentor youth in Laramie. Head to to become a part of something bigger. Contact with any questions!

  • Laramie Interfaith is seeking volunteers for their food panty and office assistance. Feel free to check out their volunteer application through their website!


Entrance Exam Preparation

  • Looking for an economical way to prepare for the GRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT? The Pre-Health Advising Office can check out some study books to you. Most of them are a few years old, but they are still good for the current versions of these exams. In order to see our selection, contact us at

  • 2022 MCAT Testing Year Update for Examinees - September 30. Learn about updates to the 2022 MCAT testing year, registration process, and MCAT preparation resources to help you get ready for the exam. Due to the high number of attendees, questions will be collected during the registration process and answered during the presentation. Register here:

  • The folks at Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) are offering some exam preparation webinars!

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University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3878


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