Recipients of inactive awards

Beckman Awards Program in Cognition, Lifespan Engagement, Aging and Resilience

The Beckman Awards Program in Cognition, Lifespan Engagement, Aging and Resilience (CLEAR) offered University of Illinois students the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary research in cognitive aging. The award was supported by funding from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. This program funded one graduate student and one undergraduate to pursue research at the Beckman Institute during the summer.

2017 Recipients

  • Taylor Jansen
  • Hsiao-Ying Huang

The Janssen Family Undergraduate Research Award

The Janssen Family Undergraduate Research Award allows a promising undergraduate to pursue research in neuroscience or psychology at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology during the summer. The recipient shall be a United States citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Preference will be given to female applicants. The successful applicant is expected to be engaged full-time in their research project at the Beckman Institute over the summer.

2018 recipients:

  • Dominica Lange
  • Elizabeth Phillips

2017 recipient:

  • Ashley Lenhart

2016 recipient:

  • Rachel Pharris

2015 recipients:

  • Elizabeth Grogan
  • Kathleen Maigler

Neurotechnology for Memory and Cognition Awards

The Neurotechnology for Memory and Cognition Awards offered University of Illinois students the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary research in neuroscience and technology development. The award was supported by funding from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. This program funded at least one graduate student and one undergraduate to pursue research at the Beckman Institute during the summer.

2018 recipients:

  • Xuesong Yang
  • Kendra Zwonitzer

2017 recipients

  • Michael Jorgensen
  • Kevin Horecka

Organizational Intelligence and Computational Social Science Awards

The Beckman Awards Program in Organizational Intelligence and Computational Social Science offered University of Illinois students the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary research in the study of social networks and large-scale social systems. This program funded one graduate student and one undergraduate student pursuing research at the Beckman Institute during the summer. The program was supported by funding from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.

2017 recipients

  • Lily Benig
  • Amit Das