Applications for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) are accepted from June 1 through November 1, 2020. This professional-level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable expertise to policy and enhance scientific representation in the federal government.
Gain hands-on policy experience, help develop and execute solutions to address societal challenges, and join a strong corps of more than 3,400 policy-savvy alumni fellows working across sectors to serve the nation and citizens around the world.
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 scientific backgrounds from across disciplines, and an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.
- Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, PharmD, etc.) in any scientific, social science, or engineering discipline.
- A Master’s in Engineering with three years of professional engineering experience.
- U.S. citizenship.
STIPEND & BENEFITS
- Health insurance
- Travel/training and relocation allowances.
- Professional development, including a two-week orientation and monthly workshops.
ONLINE APPLICATIONS DUE: November 1, 2020
FELLOWSHIP YEAR: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022