Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award in Chemical Science

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation offers its Post Doc scholarship program in Chemical Sciences or Chemical Instrumentation for citizens and permanent residents of the United Stated of America. It aims to supports advanced research by postdoctoral scholars within the core areas of fundamental chemistry,  or the development and build of chemical instrumentation; research must be innovative in method, speed or process, or represent new instrument technology.

This fellowship will be awarded in two tracks, you have to choose one of the following :

  1. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Sciences
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Instrumentation


The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation offers support to the postdoctoral scholars in chemistry and life sciences with the potential for success.

The candidates applying for Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2020 should be citizens and permanent residents of the US.

The applicants should be conferred or granted Ph.D., MD, or MD/Ph.D.

The candidates should be from any US college, institute, or university which offers postdoctoral fellowships and has a 501(c)(3).

The applicants might be eligible for a tenure-track position at a scientific research institution at the end of the fellowship.

The mentors should have Ph.D., MD, or MD/Ph.D., be full-time tenured, and should be an active investigator in the candidate’s research area.

The applicants for Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowships, who have postdoctoral experience in a research lab for more than 36 months, or who got their Ph.D. more than 5 years ago and visa holders are not eligible.

The candidates should create an account Online Grant System to submit the application.

The recipients of Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2020 get $63,300 – $77,000 depending on their postdoctoral experience.

The 75% of the scholarship goes towards the stipend and 25% towards research expenditures.

Scholarship Benefits:

$180,000 over two years;

Instrumentation fellowships will receive an additional one-time amount of up to $100,000. Fellows receiving year 3 renewal award will receive additional $90,000.


The deadline to avail this scholarship has not finalized yet but make sure to check the program website if any latest development in this matter has been made.

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