Discover UChicago

October 20 - 22, 2016

The University of Chicago is offering talented individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations an expenses-paid opportunity to explore graduate education at the University of Chicago. Join us for a weekend of graduate admissions workshops, presentations by world-renowned faculty and their graduate students, and informal socials. Receive advice on submitting a competitive application to graduate programs and learn how to develop your own career as a scientist, academic, or professional.

Participating Programs

  • Biological Sciences Division
  • Booth School of Business (Ph.D. program only)
  • Divinity School
  • Graham School (master’s degree programs only)
  • Humanities Division
  • Institute for Molecular Engineering
  • Physical Sciences Division
  • School of Social Service Administration
  • Social Sciences Division

Apply to the Discover UChicago program »

Please see our programs page for a list of the specific graduate programs within each school and division.

Instructions to Apply

The application will require you to create an online account. Once you have done so, you will be able to select the option to create a new application for Discover UChicago. As part of the application, you will be asked to upload several documents; PDF and Word documents are acceptable. Specific requirements may vary depending on your programs of interest, and will be described in detail in the application itself.

Required documents for the application are:

  1. A statement describing your current academic and professional goals, as they relate to your interest in graduate study. This statement should specifically mention the programs of study at UChicago that you are interested in, and two or three of our faculty members whose work is of particular interest to you.
  2. An unofficial copy of your most recent transcript.
  3. Your current resume or CV.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. Specific instructions will be sent to your recommenders to submit a letter electronically.

Application deadline: August 15, 2016. Apply Now