All application materials must be submitted online by 11:59pm EST, 15 January 2015. Official transcripts and letters of recommendations must be postmarked by 15 January 2015.
The 2015 Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program Application will be available October 2014.
Please note that the online system will only accept application materials in PDF form. You can also view and print a PDF of your application at any time to see your progress. Adobe Acrobat Reader program must be installed on your computer to download this form. Adobe Acrobat Reader is free software  that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files on all major computer platforms.
A complete application packet consists of:
Applicants are responsible for obtaining the necessary official transcripts and letters of recommendation and seeing that all materials are sent directly to the program. These materials will not be accepted if mailed by the applicant. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applicants whose transcripts are en route to DC on the application due date of January 15th (i.e. the online application system still shows that transcripts are missing) will still be allowed to submit their applications within the online system. The program will be uploading transcripts as they roll in through January.
Applicants are evaluated by a selection committee composed of experts in the sciences, education, and media. The committee makes recommendations to the AAAS staff, who are responsible for the final decisions and for negotiations between the candidates and the media hosts. Telephone interviews are conducted with semi-finalists sometime in March each year. Candidates will receive final notification of the status of their application by April 15th.
Please have letters of recommendations (if not uploaded within the online system) and official transcripts mailed to:
AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program Attn: Dione Rossiter, Education and Human Resources 1200 New York Ave., NW, 6th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Telephone: (202) 326-6441 
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The 2014 Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program Application can be accessed here: http://massmedia.aaas.org .