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Thank you for your interest in the Beckman Scholars Program.  Please review the information below regarding eligibility, timelines, and application materials. 

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  • Scholars must be full-time students and remain in good academic standing, intending to pursue an advanced science degree or other scientific pursuits.

  • Beckman Scholars must be citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients of the United States or its possessions.

  • Scholars will pursue their independent research project under the auspices of an approved full-time faculty Mentor, as identified in the application.

  • Must commit to the full 15-month continuous research program from May 2023 through August 2024

    • 10-weeks during summer 2023 and summer 2024 at 40-hours per week

    • 10-hours per week during fall 2023 and spring 2024 semesters

    • Attend the Beckman Scholars Annual Conference in August 2023 and present in August 2024




  • November 9, 2022: Beckman Info Session at 5 p.m. via Zoom (Register here)

  • February 1, 2023: Application deadline at 12:00 p.m. EST

  • March 20, 2023: Beckman Finalists notified

  • April 3, 2023: Beckman Scholars announced

  • May 2023: The Beckman Scholars Program begins

  • July 8, 2023: Scholar Midsummer report due

  • August 2023: Annual Beckman Symposium

  • August 31, 2023: Summer Research Symposium

  • April 2023: Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars