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Profile for Success - The Application

How to Apply

The application for the 2019 Profile for Success Program is now available.

Download the 2019 Profile for Success application

Please Note: All application materials must be typed.

To be considered complete, an application packet must include the following:

  • A 2-3 paragraph essay explaining how you qualify for PFS. Any documents that can support this statement.
  • A list of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, English, Sociology, and Psychology course(s) you have completed and/or in which you are currently enrolled.
  • An essay (500 word minimum) addressing the questions below:
    • What exposure have you had to the field of dentistry and how has this influenced you?
    • What are your goals as a health professional?
    • How would you describe yourself? How would others describe you?
    • Explain why you want to participate in this program and why we should select you as a participant.
    • What unique skills, qualities, or life experiences would you bring to a health profession?
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three letters of recommendation. Two letters should be from science instructors/professors, and the third can be from an individual of your choice.
  • Official college transcripts from each institution you have attended.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2019.

Application packets, transcripts, and recommendations should be sent to:


Profile for Success
Program Coordinator
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Dental Building Room G226
1011 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078