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Chemistry & Biochemistry PhD Statement of Purpose Instructions

Please describe your plans for graduate study and for your future occupation or profession. The selection committee is particularly interested in learning about your past laboratory research experience and future research interests.


Emphasize how the Chemistry Graduate Program at UC Santa Cruz specifically fits these research interests and future goals.


At the end of your Statement, list three to five Chemistry faculty with whom you would like to interview.


Recommended length is a concise 1-2 pages. 

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