Chat Series

Why Have Scientists and Engineers in Government? Why You? Why Now?

Join us for the first live chat in this five-part series June 27, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. ET. Hear directly from fellows and fellowship staff to learn about the impact policy fellows have been making for over 45 years.

Ask questions live or in advance and find out Why You? Why Now? Why Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)?

And mark your calendar for upcoming chats:

  • July 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET - What's it Like to be an STPF Fellow?
  • August 1 at 3:00 p.m. ET - What Happens Next? Post-fellowship Career Impact
  • September 12 at 3:00 p.m. ET - The STPF Application & Interview Process
  • October 17 at 3:00 p.m. ET - Ask a Fellow Anything

The AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships (STPF) are open to U.S. citizens who hold doctoral-level degrees 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 experience also qualify).

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Applications accepted August 1–November 1, 2018.


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