Student Application


Web Submission: Complete the on-line course data entry form. Upon submission you will be sent an email acknowledgement to your best email address confirming that you have completed the basic application. This email will include a link that you can use to return to your application to submit the following Required Supporting Documentation (in .pdf format). If reference letters are required, an email will be sent to all your listed references asking that they submit a letter of reference in .pdf format supporting your application.

  • Enclose a copy of your curriculum vitae.
  • Summary of Research Experience: Provide a brief statement of your previous experience, if any, with the subject matter of this course. (limit 2000 characters)
  • Statement of Your Expectations for the Course: Describe information obtained in this course that will be important for your work or research program. (limit 2000 characters)
  • Two letters of recommendation are required of all UNDERGRADUATE applicants only. Letters must be submitted by January 20, 2016. If you are NOT an undergraduate, please type N/A in Reference Names 1&2.

Deadline: Online Applications Open: November 1, 2015. Completed application forms and required supporting documentation must be received by January 20, 2016.   You will be notified of the Admissions Committee's decision by early February.

Financial Information: Tuition: $1,423.75. Room & Board: $351.25. There is no MBL-funded financial assistance available for participants in this course. However, students from groups underrepresented in science may apply for financial support for travel-related expenses and course registration (the application is listed at the bottom of this page: Travel awards are also available for young histochemists in training, working either toward a bachelors, masters/doctoral degree or are in post-doctoral fellowships, to attend the course through HCS (see; note: scroll down the page until you see "Short Courses and Workshops") and the American Society for Investigative Pathology (see