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The University of Toronto is a world-renowned university in a celebrated city where knowledge meets achievement, history meets future and ambitions meets inspiration.

Thanks to our highly diverse population, the city provides a rich environment for recruiting research participants. It also offers access to a critical mass of international scholars who bring fresh perspectives to our University community.

How to Apply

Applications are only reviewed when submitted through the official School of Graduate Studies application system.

  1. Start your application here: Apply ONLINE
  2. You will need to “Register” if you are a new applicant or “login” if you have already created a profile.
  3. After completing your profile, select LMTRRMHSC under the Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology as your Degree Program of Study (Degree POSt)

If you have any trouble accessing the system please contact us directly at

You Will Need:

  • Letter of Intent (1-2 pages / 500 words)
  • 3 Referees
  • Updated CV
  • Academic Transcripts

Letter of Intent (LOI)

Your letter should be 1 to 2 pages / 500 words. There is no set formula for a Letter of Intent. However, a strong Letter of Intent should address the following points:

  • Your expertise/background;
  • What makes you interested in the program;
  • What you would like to get out of the program; and
  • An example of a Translational problem or project that requires development and what steps it might take to implement it.



References must be submitted by referees via the online application website. Once your application fees are paid, you will need to register your referees and provide their institutional email address. The online system will send your referees instructions for completing the reference. Your referees must include at least one academic and two individuals who may speak to your capacity and performance. Your references cannot be family, friends (peers) or other applicants.



You will need to upload copies of your transcript(s). Admission offers may be made based on these copies, however, official academic transcripts are required before registration into the program. You must have your academic institution(s) mail official copies of your transcript(s) to the TRP office as instructed by the application website before you will be allowed to register.Certified English translation of academic record or diploma: If your transcript or degree is not in English, you must arrange to have the document translated by an authorized translation service or your embassy or consulate.


Please Note:

The SGS application fee must be paid before we may access your application.

Incomplete applications cannot be reviewed. It is your responsibility to make sure that all required documents are submitted by the application documentation due date.

You may check the status of your application on the online application website.

All eligible applicants who complete applications are screened and interviewed, however, not all applicants who meet the minimum admission requirements are made offers of admission.


This program provided me with the tools and network to discover my research interests, as well as help, find my dream career path.