AAAS hosting webinars on S&T policy fellowships

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Posted June 24, 2020 by Dan Moser

A series of informational webinars about American Association for the Advancement of Science fellowships is underway.  

The webinars are to brief university faculty who might be interested in one of AAAS’s Science and Technology Policy Fellowships.These are yearlong fellowships in Washington, D.C., for scientists and engineers to learn about and participate in the policymaking process in the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the federal government. 

The next webinar is scheduled July 16 at 1 p.m. CST. Titled “Let’s Talk About the Program Areas,” this session will feature information for faculty members who are interested in pursuing this program on leave from their universities. It will be moderated by Olivia Monahan, STPF project director, and include current fellow Brandy Huderson and 2017-18 fellow Kanya Long. 

Additional webinars are scheduled Aug. 20, Sept. 16 and Oct. 15. Registration is available at the website. 

Applications for the 2021-22 fellowship years are due Nov. 1. Science and technology policy fellowships are open to U.S. citizens who hold doctoral level degrees in any of the following fields: biological, physical or earth sciences; social and behavioral sciences; computational and information sciences; mathematics and statistics; medical and health sciences; and engineering disciplines. Applicants with an M.S. in engineering and three years of professional experience also qualify. 

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