Call for Applications: AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable scientific and engineering expertise to government and help grow a diverse and globally competitive STEM workforce.
Gain hands-on policy experience, help develop and execute solutions to address societal challenges, and join a strong corps of over 3,100 policy-savvy alumni fellows working across sectors to serve the nation and citizens around the world. Fellows contributions can include portfolio analysis, community engagement, and international development.
Fellows serve yearlong assignments in all three branches of the federal government in Washington D.C. and represent a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines and career stages. STPF is seeking candidates with strong science and engineering backgrounds, diverse backgrounds, an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.
Application deadline for the 2018-19 fellowship year is November 1, 2017. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and a doctoral level degree. Applicants with an M.S. in engineering and three years of professional experience also qualify.
ONLINE APPLICATIONS DUE: November 1, 2017
FELLOWSHIP YEAR: September 1, 2018 August 31, 2019
-Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific, social science or engineering discipline, OR a Master's in engineering with three years of engineering related professional experience.