2013 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 26th, 2013 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 2013 (full time), academic year 2013-14 (part time), through the summer of 2014 (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
• Confidential faculty Recommendation from current/prospective research faculty mentor (included in signed envelop or emailed directly to Shannon Boettcher firstname.lastname@example.org)
• 1 page statement of proposed independent research project
• 1 page statement of career goals
Finalists will be interviewed by the Beckman Scholars Board.
Faculty Mentors (follow links for more information):