California Science,Technology and Policy Fellowships , USA

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California Science, Technology and Policy Fellowships

Study Subject :  Science,Technology and Policy

Employer :  California Council on Science and Technology

Level :  Scientists and engineers

California Science,Technology and Policy Fellowship Eligibility

To be eligible for the Fellowship, candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications :

  • A PhD or equivalent level degree (or)
  • An MS degree in an engineering discipline, plus at least three years post-degree experience; and
  • U.S. citizenship (or)
  • Suitable immigration status for non-residents.

The following are not eligible to compete :

  • Individuals who have not completed all doctoral program requirements by 1st September, 2017.
  • Individuals who have registered as lobbyists in the State of California or under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act within 6 months of the application deadline
  • Active state of California employees.

California Science,Technology and Policy Fellowship Application Form

The Application form will be available from the official website of http://fellows.ccst.us/index.php.

The Application form will be available from 1st December, 2016. The Completed application form should be submitted on or before 28th February, 2017 upto 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

California Science,Technology and Policy Fellowship Selection Process

CCST employs a multi-tiered approach to the review process, to ensure candidates have an opportunity to present themselves in the most favorable light and to allow the selection committee to fairly gauge the potential of success for each candidate. Following an administrative review to confirm the eligibility of a candidate’s application packet, the committee evaluates the written material submitted and selects finalists, who will be brought to Sacramento for interviews. After the interviews are completed, the committee will select up to ten individuals (and several alternates) who will be offered fellowships.

The selection committee will complete its evaluations of the application material and select finalists for interviews approximately 2 months after the close of the application period.

Finalists will be notified immediately, at which time they will receive a briefing paper assignment and information about when and where to report for an interview. Interviews will take place over a three-day period approximately a month after being notified of finalist status. All applicants must be able to attend their interview in person. No teleconference or videoconference interviews will be permitted. Reasonable domestic travel costs for the interviews will be reimbursed.

Fellowship placement offers will follow soon after the interviews. This timing provides ample opportunity for fellows to complete current assignments, secure housing in Sacramento, and be ready to begin the Fellowship on November 1st of the selection year.

California Science,Technology and Policy Fellowship Important Dates

S.NoEventDate
1Application period begins1st December, 2016
2Application period closes at 5:00 PM Pacific Time28th February, 2017
3Notification sent to applicants for interviewsMid April, 2017
4Finalists' Interviews heldLate May / early June, 2017
5Fellows SelectedJune, 2017
6Fellows' training begins in Sacramento1st November, 2017
7Fellows assigned to host officesDecember, 2017
8Fellowship ends31st October, 2018