Semester in Biological Discovery (SBD) accepts applications from students from any accredited college or university.

The complete application should include:

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An official transcript
  • Completed application and uploaded information forms

If you have any questions about the Semester in Biological Discovery Program or any difficulty with the online application, please contact the SBD Administrator at

Official transcripts may be uploaded or sent electronically from your college or university to or by mail to

Semester in Biological Discovery
Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA