Mirzayan Science and Technology Fellowship- April 27
Organization: Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: Letters of reference dure April 27, complete application due May 1
Amount and Duration: August 27 through November 16, 2012, A stipend grant award of $8,240
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 an early career educational and training opportunity. It 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.
Please note that the Mirzayan Fellowship Program and the affiliated organizations of the National Academies do not fund research, research-related activities, award scholarships, or provide financial aid assistance of any kind.
Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies (degree awarded) within the last five years are eligible to apply. Areas of study may include any social/behavioral science, medical/health discipline, physical or biological science, any field of engineering, law/business/public administration, or any relevant interdisciplinary field.
The program takes place in Washington, D.C. and is open to all U.S. and non-U.S. citizens who meet the eligibility criteria. Non-U.S. citizens who are not U.S. legal permanent residents must be currently enrolled in a U.S. university and have proof of holding valid J or F-1 status or work authorization.