Beckman Young Investigator Grant Program
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Grant amount: Approximately US $600,000
Anticipated deadline: Aug 14, 2018 (Letter of inquiry)
Applicant type: Faculty
Funding uses: Research
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: United States
Location of citizenship: United States
Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhDView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The Beckman Young Investigator (BYI) Program provides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
Projects are normally funded for a period of four years. Grants are in the range of $600,000 over the term of the project, contingent upon demonstrated progress after the second year of the award.
Projects proposed for the BYI program should be truly innovative, high-risk, and show promise for contributing to significant advances in chemistry and the life sciences. They should represent a departure from current research directions rather than an extension or expansion of existing programs
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- The BYI program is open to those within the first three years of a tenure-track position, or an equivalent independent research appointment, at a United States academic or non-profit institution that conducts research in chemical and life sciences.
- Proposed research that cuts across traditional boundaries of scientific disciplines is encouraged.
- Proposals that open up new avenues of research in chemistry and the life sciences by fostering the invention of methods, instruments and materials will be given additional consideration.
- Proposals that already have substantial funding will not be considered for the BYI award.
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