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2020 Chat Series

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Before the fellowship, I didn't realize how many career opportunities were available to me as a PhD scientist. With the experience I've gained through the fellowship, now I see the possibilities are without limit. - STPF fellow Jessica Moerman

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 2021-22 fellowship year opens June 1, 2020. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2020.

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

May 28, 2 p.m. ET 

A Transformative Experience: How Can STPF Enhance Your Career?

June 17, 1 p.m. ET 

 Insider Tips on the Application & Interview Process

July 9, 4 p.m. ET 

 Faculty Make for Excellent Science Policy Fellows

July 16, 2 p.m. ET 

STPF Application: Let’s Talk About the Program Areas

August 20, 1 p.m. ET

The Perks of Being a Fellow: Networking, Influence and Impact

September 16, 4 p.m. ET  

A Day in the Life: What’s It Like to Be a Fellow?

October 15, 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:

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


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