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Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills to the federal policymaking process. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the federal government in Washington. Each year, the program adds to a growing corps over 3,000 strong of policy-savvy leaders working across academia, government, nonprofits, and industry to serve the nation and the world.
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020
Areas of Interest
- Hold a doctoral level degree (Ph.D., Sc.D., M.D., DVM, EdD, etc.*), in any of the following:
- Medical and Health sciences.
- Biological, Physical or Earth sciences.
- Social and Behavioral sciences.
- Computational sciences and Mathematics.
- Engineering disciplines (applicants with a MS in engineering and three years of professional engineering experience also qualify).
- Hold U.S. citizenship (dual citizenship from the United States and another country is acceptable).
- Be eligible to receive federal government funds through the System of Award Management (SAM).
- Male applicants must be registered with the U.S. Selective Service System unless they became naturalized U.S. citizens after age 26 or have received a waiver.
- Federal employees are not eligible.**
Note: All requirements for the degree must be completed by the application deadline. During the application process, you will pay a nominal fee directly to an independent company that verifies applicant data and eligibility.
Stipends range approximately $80,000 to $105,000 per year, depending on a combination of factors including type of fellowship, fellowship sponsor (AAAS, partner society, or agency), and/or number of years of post-doctoral professional experience.