All PREP Scholars receive an NIH stipend for their work as lab technicians, as well as employee benefits from the University of Chicago. The benefits include health insurance and other staff benefits such as free computer courses and personal and professional counseling. A full list of staff benefits can be found here: https://humanresources.uchicago.edu/.
Whitney Stevens-Sostre (PREP class of 2016): “As a first year Ph.D. student, I can say that my experience at the UChicago PREP prepared me for success. The training I received in research and scientific writing has made a significant difference in my graduate studies.”