2014 Beckman Scholars Program
The UO Chemistry Department will be awarding prestigious Beckman Research Scholarships to qualifying undergraduate research students.
Applications are due to the Chemistry Office (91 Klamath Hall) by Friday, April 25th, 2014 at 5:00 pm.
$6000 earned each summer, $4000 for the academic year plus $850 summer travel funding/supplies funding and $1,600 academic year travel funding/supplies funding = $19,300 total scholarship. You will attend and present your research at the annual Beckman Scholars meeting in Irvine, California.
To apply you must be enrolled full-time in the University of Oregon, maintain a 3.7 GPA or higher, and be a sophomore or junior able to work continuously the summer of 2014 (full time), academic year 2014-15 (part time), through the summer of 2015 (full time) in one of the research labs listed below under Faculty Mentors. The Beckman Scholar Award applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.
Strong preference will be given to students who aim to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and show potential to be future leaders.
• Unofficial Transcript
• 1 page statement of proposed independent research project
• 1 page statement of career goals and experiences
Finalists will be interviewed by the Beckman Scholars Board. Finalists should be prepared to discuss their proposed research and background during the interview.
Faculty Mentors (follow links for more information):