Health Professions Office

The Health Professions Office

The Health Professions Office (HPO) provides full-time support to the students and alumni of Rutgers University - New Brunswick, who are interested in applying to a variety of health professions programs including: allopathic (M.D.) and osteopathic (D.O.) medicine, dentistry, physician assistant, podiatry, optometry, and public health schools.

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 General Timeline for Applying to Medical/Dental School for 2017-2018



In honor of Dr. George Simons Dudley, his wife established a scholarship fund for Rutgers PreHealth Students.  The scholarship is based on financial need and has the following academic requirements:


  • Junior status at Rutgers (transfer students must have spent at least one year at Rutgers or earned at least 30 credits here)
  • SAS or SEBS affiliation
  • Biological Sciences Major (119)
  • Must be registered in the HPO as premedical

Applicants must have submitted the FAFSA through the financial aid office.

As a measure of your commitment to a health professional school, applicants must be registered with the Health Professions Office and have a minimum of two letters of recommendation on file at the office.


If you meet the criteria and wish to apply, simply submit the application prior to March 31st. click here for the application.

A select number of awards will be granted up to $1500 each.


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Contact us

Nelson Labs

Nelson Biological Laboratories
604 Allison Rd, 
Room A-207
Piscataway, NJ 08854

p. (848) 445-5667
f.  (732) 445-6341
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