Deadline: August 14, 2017

Agency/Sponsor: Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation


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. Letters of Intent are due 8/14/2017. 


  • Those within their first 3 years of a tenure track position (tenure track start date must be after 8/14/2014)
  • Citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • May only apply twice and may not have a currently funded BYI at the institution
  • PI's may not have more than $225,000 in direct, annualized external funding grants during any BYI program year


  • Around $600,000 total
  • Projects are normally funded for 4 years

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