Application Process

How to Apply

To participate in the Stanford COMET Fellowship, a student must:

Step 1: Create a free online SlideRoom account and complete the online application (2022-23 COMET APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON NOVEMBER 1, 2021)

Step 2: Be invited for an interview

Step 3: Be formally admitted

Step 4: Complete onboarding process and provide all required documents after admission.

*COMET does not use a rolling admissions process. We will review all application as a whole in January - February.


Step 1 - SlideRoom Account & The Application

To access the online application, please create a free online SlideRoom account and select the COMET Fellowship to get started.

The application fee for the 2022-23 fellowship year will be $95 (Non-refundable). Online payment can be made once a student submits his/her completed application.

A completed application consists of:

  • A completed online application form (including essays) submitted by the deadline
  • Two "letters of recommendations" from academic and/or professional references
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate colleges and universities attended
  • Typing test result


Step 2 - The Interview

Interviews are by invitation only. Applicants will be informed if they are invited for an interview in February. Interviews will occur through March. For applicants residing outside the Bay Area, this interview may be arranged via video conference. Those not invited to interview should understand that the application process is exceptionally competitive, and students are encouraged to reapply for the program the following year.


Step 3 - Admission

Applicants will be notified if they are accepted to the program by late March. 


Step 4 - Onboarding

Accepted fellows are required to provide important onboarding documents and complete the mandatory online training curriculum prior to the start the fellowship. 

Onboarding procedures and online scribe training will begin in April and May. Fellows will need to be on-site for in-clinic training in June. 

Updated: Sept 2021

Important Dates (Tentative)

Sep September 28 Tue 2021

Zoom Info Session

4:00 - 5:00p PST

Oct October 26 Tue 2021

Zoom Info Session

4:00 - 5:00p PST

Nov November 01 Mon 2021

Application opens


Nov November 16 Tue 2021

Zoom Info Session

4:00- 5:00p PST

Dec December 14 Tue 2021

Zoom Info Session

4:00 - 5:00p PST

Jan January 02 Sun 2022

Priority Application Deadline


Jan January 25 Tue 2022

Zoom Info Session

4:00 - 5:00p PST

Feb February 01 Tue 2022

Final Application Deadline


Jan January - Feb 2022

Interview invitations emailed out


Mar March 04 Fri 2022

Last day to accept interview offer


Mar March 2022

Interviewing process

Interview dates:


Mar March 31 Thu 2022

Last day to reply to acceptance


Apr April 15 Fri 2022

Onboarding paperwork & program fee due


Apr April - May 2022

Onboarding process


May May - Jun 2022

Orientation week - 5/31/22 to 6/3/22


Updated: July 2021