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2019 Chat Series: Live Chats with AAAS S&T Policy Fellows



STPF allows you to use your passion for science and public policy – and your passion to improve decision-making – to translate science into action. - Alumnus fellow Daniel Sanchez

Scientists and engineers are highly sought by the federal government. The Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) are the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their STEM mindset to American government. S&T Policy Fellows are on the front line of vital issues impacting society. Alumni fellows leverage their fellowship to pursue impressive careers in all sectors.

The application season for the 2020-21 fellowship year opens June 1, 2019. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2019.

Live Chats allow you to connect directly with current and alumni fellows, hear about their experiences, and ask questions. Join us!

May 30, 2 p.m. ET 

Why You? Why STPF? Why Now?


June 19, 1 p.m. ET 

The Application & Interview Process


July 16, 3 p.m. ET 

Career & Professional Opportunities for Fellows


August 14, 3 p.m. ET

What’s It Like to be a Fellow?

September 19, 1 p.m. ET                 

The Application & Interview


October 8, 2 p.m. ET

Ask a Fellow Anything!


The S&T Policy Fellowships are open to U.S. citizens who hold doctoral level degrees in any of the following fields:

  • Medical and Health sciences.
  • Biological, Physical or Earth sciences.
  • Social and Behavioral sciences.
  • Computational sciences and Mathematics.
  • Engineering disciplines (applicants with an M.S. in engineering and three years of professional experience also qualify).


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