Timeline

Students submit intent to apply

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Beckman Scholar Application Due

  • Monday, February 3, 2020

Notifications for students selected to participate in round 2 of selection process

  • End of February

Applicant Interviews

  • March 16 – 28, 2020

Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to give a 15-minute oral presentation about his or her research proposal to the selection committee. The presentation will be followed by a 15-minute discussion of the proposal, career goals, and other aspects of the application of interest to the selection committee.

Students will be evaluated on their ability to effectively communicate scientific information to a knowledgeable but not expert audience, their ability to answer scientific questions about their proposal, and their potential as future leaders in science.

Final Notifications

  • End of March / Beginning of April