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Beckman Scholars at U.Va.
Deadline: 2017-02-24 (UVa Internal)
The Beckman Scholars program at U.Va. will provide annually one or more $19,300 scholarships to highly talented, research-oriented students who will work in their mentorís laboratory full time for 10 weeks during the summers of 2017 and 2018, and 10 hours per week during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Students work with one of 15 identified faculty mentors. Funded by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, this program is intended to advance the education, research training, and personal development of select students in chemistry, biochemistry, and the biological and medical sciences.
U.Va. undergraduates who will be enrolled during 2016-17 are eligible to apply for this program.
Scholars must work in their mentorís laboratory full time for 10 weeks during each of the summers of 2016 and 2017, and 10 hours per week during the 2016-2017 academic year.
$6,000 per summer; $4,000 per academic year; additional funds for supplies and conference travel.
Application materials include a letter describing the student's interest in pursuing research, a resume, an unofficial transcript, a two-page research plan, and two letters of support.