Application Submission

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a current or incoming resident/fellow or post-doctoral scholar in good academic standing with residency/fellowship program (applicant cannot hold a faculty position or commitment at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Foreign medical school graduates are eligible if they hold a current, valid ECFMG certification and visa.

Required Documentation

Following items are required as part of your completed application packet:

  • ERAS Application (the program will obtain from your training program)
  • Completed Burroughs Wellcome Scholar Application
    • Current CV 
    • Letters of Recommendation
      • One letter from the Chair or Division Chief of the affiliated UPMC department (the program will obtain this letter on your behalf)
      • One letter from your Residency/Fellowship Program Director stating that you are in good academic standing and that you are meeting all of the ACGME milestone requirements (if enrolled in an ACGME accredited program) of your specialty
      • One letter of support from a prior or current mentor

Application Submission

The current application period is has been extended