Eligibility Requirements


The Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) seeks high school students who are knowledgeable, self-motivated, and passionate about science to join the Science Enrichment Program (SEP).

Additionally, students must meet the following criteria:

Application Process

Successful HOPP SEP applicants typically demonstrate strong academic achievement and leadership skills and are interested in the biomedical sciences and translational cancer research. All applications must be submitted electronically.

Application Process - The following materials must be submitted for an application to be reviewed:

  • School Nomination - students must be nominated by the SEP Partner School
  • SEP Application Form - including short essay responses
  • School Transcript - copy of high school unofficial transcript
  • Academic Course Schedule