Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program opens for applications for early career individuals. The fellowship program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
The fellowship program, which operates under the auspices of the Policy and Global Affairs Division, a program unit within the Academies, is designed to engage early career professionals in the analytical processes that inform U.S. science and technology policy. Fellows obtain the essential skills and knowledge needed to work in science policy at the federal, state, or local levels.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are private, nonprofit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine.
Course Level: This is a 12 weeks fellowship programme for graduate science and engineering students, postdoctoral students and professional school students (e.g., MBA, JD, MS, MD).
Study Subject: Fellows will learn about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.
Worth of Award
For the 2016 session, the stipend for the 12-week program is $8,500. The fellowship stipend is provided to offset living expenses during the fellowship period.
Applicants must meet the following guidelines
How to Apply
Application materials (application and possibly immigration documents) must be submitted by the application deadline dates. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Deadline: The application deadline is September 6, 2016.