Program in Physical and Chemical Biology


  1. A one-page statement of your career goals
  2. A one-page statement of your reasons for wanting to participate in the PCBio (or Beckman Scholar) Program
  3. An official U of C transcript
  4. A 3-page research proposal, exclusive of references and figures, describing the project including an experimental approach
  5. A letter of recommendation and commitment from the mentor
  6. a letter of recommendation from another U of C faculty member, a previous research mentor or a HS teacher

To apply for the Physical and Chemical Biology Training Program (PCBio) complete the PCBio Beckman application form.

Important Dates, 2008

Application deadline                                                 3 March

Interviews of Selected Students                             April 1-3

Awards announced                                                   about ~6 April

Summer Program Begins                                        mid-June