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Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative
Pre-College Academic Enrichment Program

The program is:

  • For college pre-freshmen who will be matriculating at UConn. Priority consideration will be given to pipeline participants.
  • A six-week summer program.
  • Focused on enhancing the preparation of high school seniors for college.
  • Held on the campus of UConn in Storrs.
  • Designed to provide solid development of scientific (biology and chemistry), mathematical (pre-calculus), communications, problem-solving, and test taking skills.
  • Structured to provide room and board.
 

Important Dates

  • May 8, 2015: Application Deadline
  • July 6, 2015 to August 7, 2015: Monday-Friday Summer Program
 

All Applicants Should:

1. Be college pre-freshmen who will be matriculating at UConn with a ‘B’ average or better.

2. Have a high motivation and demonstrated potential for pursuing a career in medicine, dental medicine or biomedical research.

3. Be from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the health professions (African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian) or others from disadvantaged backgrounds who meet all eligibility criteria and have a high probability of fulfilling the social and educational goals of this program.

4. Submit a completed application form.

5. Have an official transcript submitted from each high school attended.

6. Provide two letters of recommendation, at least one from a science teacher.

7. Provide a copy of your Federal Income Tax Form 1040 or Equivalent for 2011 (submit when completed and filed).

8. Submit official SAT and/or ACT score report.

 

For Additional Program Information Contact:

Granville Wrensford, Ph.D.
Department of Health Career Opportunity Programs
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3920
Email: gwrensford@uchc.edu
Marlyn Davila, M.S.W.
Department of Health Career Opportunity Programs
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3920
Email: davila@uchc.edu
 

 

Submit Application to:

Mail Supplemental Material to:

Tracey Higgins
Administrative Program Assistant II
Department of Health Career Opportunity Programs
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3920
Phone: 860-679-8031
Fax: 860-679-7223
Email: higgins@uchc.edu

  
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