Admission for Trainees in Professional Disciplines

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** Currently Accepting Applications for the 2022-2023 Training Year (Aug 2022 thru April 2023)

Applicants who wish to be considered for the Infant & Pediatric Audiology (IPA) Program initially apply as a Professional Trainee. No separate application is needed.

A long-term URLEND trainee in a professional discipline:

Additionally, long-term trainees should possess the following:


The following materials will need to be submitted as part of your application if you are applying to be a Long-Term Trainee.

  1. Current CV
  2. Two letters of support from supervisors or colleagues that address the URLEND criteria with an emphasis on both the applicant’s experience and potential leadership abilities in the field of ND/ASD.
  3. Copies of your transcripts (unofficial copies are fine)
  4. Letter of application (limited to 2 pages) that includes information on the following:
    1. Leadership in professional roles, academics, community, etc.
    2. Examples of initiative in academic, clinical, or research work;
    3. Discussion of previous experience in the field of Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities / Autism Spectrum Disorders (ND/ASD) and/or current interest in this field;
    4. Discussion of system needs related to youth and families with disabilities and areas for improvement;
    5. Leadership goals in the field of ND/ASD and public health.
    6. A description of how the trainee will complete approximately 100 clinical/community engagement hours with estimated times available each semester.

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TO APPLY, complete the online application.

For further information contact: Gretchen Peacock, URLEND Admissions Chair, at 435-797-0721 or