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Beckman Scholars at U.Va.


Deadline: 2015-02-23 (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 2015 and 2016, and 10 hours per week during the 2015-2016 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 2015-16 are eligible to apply for this program.


2015 dates coming soon


$6,000 per summer; $4,000 per academic year; additional funds for supplies and conference travel.

Application Process

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. Exact deadline for 2016 not yet set. For more information, contact

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