AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows

Washington D.C.
Sep 08, 2017
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Call for Applications: AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships

Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for mid- to senior career scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking, apply research to federal policy, bring valuable expertise to policy and enhance STEM in the federal government.

Gain hands-on policy experience, help develop and execute solutions to address societal challenges, and join a strong corps of over 3,100 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. Fellows contributions can include portfolio analysis, drafting briefings and reports, and implementing policies to enhance reproducibility of scientific research through rigor and transparency. STPF is seeking mid to senior career candidates with strong science and engineering backgrounds, an interest in career enhancement, and a desire to help impact federal policy. 

Application deadline for the 2018-19 fellowship year is November 1, 2017. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and a doctoral level degree. Applicants with an M.S. in engineering and three years of professional experience also qualify.

Apply today!


-Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific, social science or engineering discipline, OR a Master’s in engineering with three years of engineering related professional experience.

-U.S. citizenship.


- $75,000–100,000.

- Health insurance

-Travel/training and relocation allowances.


FELLOWSHIP YEAR: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

For more information and to apply:

Questions? Email or call 202-326-6700