Important Dates for the 2020 Application/Award Cycle

  • Informational Session:
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:15 P.M. in Gold Biosciences Room A2B70 (Basement Auditorium)
  • Application Due Date

BREAKING NEWS (3/12/20): In response to campus disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Application Due Date has been extended to
Monday, March 23rd, 2020

  • Invitation to Interview
    On or around Friday, March 27, 2020
  • Finalist Interviews
    On or around Monday -Tuesday, April 6 - 7, 2020.  Interviews will be conducted virtually, through Zoom, FaceTime or other video conferencing software.
  • Award Offer Notification
    On or around Monday, April 13, 2020
  • Award Acceptance Deadline
    Friday, April 17, 2020
  • Initial Beckman Scholar Report Due
    May 15, 2020
  • 1st Research Summer (10 weeks; 40 hours/week)
    June 1 - August 7, 2020
  • 2020 Beckman Symposium (Irvine, CA)
    August 6 - August 8 (checkout on August 9), 2020
  • Academic Research Year
    August 24, 2020 - April 29, 2020
  • 2nd Research Summer (10 weeks)
    June 1 - August 6, 2021
  • 2021 Beckman Symposium (Irvine, CA)
    Date to be determined
  • Final Beckman Scholar Report Due
    October 15, 2021