Upper-class undergraduate & graduate students: Join us for a three-and-a-half-day program in DC to learn about Congress, the federal budget process, and effective science communication. Students will have an opportunity to meet with their Members of Congress or congressional staff.
Info for Students
Students who are AAAS members may apply through February 20, 2017 by submitting a brief resume and a one-page letter of interest that articulates why you wish to learn about science policy-making to firstname.lastname@example.org  with the Subject Line: AAAS CASE Student Application. AAAS will cover all travel costs, including transportation and lodging, as well as the registration fee for two selected students
Eligibility requirements: To be eligible to participate in the Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop you must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate (upper-class) or graduate degree program (including double majors) in one of the following fields:
- Biological, physical, or earth sciences
- Computational sciences and mathematics
- Engineering disciplines
- Medical and health sciences
- Social and behavioral sciences
Students from foreign countries are eligible if they are studying here in the U.S.
Students who are NOT AAAS members may be sponsored by either their university or by a professional society. To be eligible for sponsorship by a professional society, a student must be affiliated (a student member or student in good standing) with that institution. The list of university and professional society groups sponsoring students for the 2017 CASE Workshop will be posted in mid-February 2017, once the deadline for institutional sign-up has passed.
Please contact your sponsoring institutions for any additional eligibility requirements and details on how to apply. Requirements may vary by institution, but in most cases students will be expected to submit a one-page resume and a brief statement of interest.
Sponsoring Institutions for 2017: