Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, USA
Fellowship Program for International Students
This Graduate Fellowship Program of the National Academies – consisting of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council – is designed to engage its Fellows in the analytical process that informs U.S. science and technology policy.
Fellows develop basic skills essential to working or participating in science policy at the federal, state, or local levels.
Graduate Fellowship Eligibility :
Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and those who have completed graduate studies or postdoctoral research in any social / behavioral science, medical / health discipline, physical or biological science, any field of engineering, law / Business / Public Administration or any relevant interdisciplinary field within the last five years are eligible to apply.
The program takes place in Washington, D.C. and is open to all U.S. and non – U.S. citizens who meet the criteria. However, non – U.S. citizens must be currently enrolled in a U.S. university and have proof of holding valid J – 1 or F – 1 status.
A stipend grant award of $ 8,240 will be provided for the 12 – week session to offset expenses.
Application Deadlines :
Winter / spring program : October 15, 2010.
Fall program : May 1, 2011 (Candidates may apply to both sessions concurrently.)