FELLOWSHIPS - AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE



SPONSOR: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

PURPOSE: The programs are designed to provide each Fellow with a

unique public policy learning experience; to bring technical

backgrounds and external perspectives to decision making in the

U.S. government; and to demonstrate the value of science and

technology in solving important societal problems. 



DEADLINE: January 15, 2000



SUMMARY: There are seven fellowship programs which include the

following topics: Global Stewardship, Congressional, Diplomacy,

Risk Assessment, Technology Policy, Defense Policy and Environmental.

 

GLOBAL STEWARDSHIP

AAAS ROGER REVELLE FELLOWSHIP IN GLOBAL STEWARDSHIP   

Fellow will work for one year in an environmental policy area, domestic

or international, within the Congress, a relevant executive branch

agency, or elsewhere in the policy community. Applicants must be U.S.

citizens with a Ph.D. in any biological, physical, or social science,

plus at least three years of relevant post-degree professional

experience. The fellowship stipend is $48,000.  

 

CONGRESSIONAL  

AAAS CONGRESSIONAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FELLOWS PROGRAM   

Fellows spend one year on Capitol Hill working with Members of Congress

or congressional committees as special assistants in legislative and

policy areas requiring scientific and technical input. Two fellowships

will be offered, with annual stipends of $48,000.



DIPLOMACY

AAAS SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, & DIPLOMACY FELLOWS PROGRAM  

Fellows work in international affairs on scientific and technical

subjects for one year, either in foreign policy at the U.S. Department

of State or in international development for the U.S. Agency for

International Development. One Fellow will be selected at State and

approximately 12 Fellows will be selected at USAID. The annual stipend

varies with experience, starting at approximately $51,000.   



RISK ASSESSMENT

AAAS RISK ASSESSMENT SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FELLOWS PROGRAM

Fellows work for one year at either the U.S. Department of Agriculture

or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, providing scientific and

technical input on issues relating to human health, economic, and

environmental aspects of risk assessment or risk management. The annual

stipend will be $50,000.   



TECHNOLOGY POLICY

AAAS/CRITICAL TECHNOLOGIES INSTITUTE SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FELLOWS

PROGRAM

Fellows spend one year, working at the RAND Science and Technology

Policy Institute, providing research and analytical support to the

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Issues involve

research and development, technology transfer, international

competitiveness, and related topics. At least one Fellow will be

selected. Applicants must have a minimum of five years industrial

experience, as mid-level or senior executives. Stipends are negotiable. 



DEFENSE POLICY

AAAS DEFENSE POLICY FELLOWSHIPS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS   

Fellows will work on issues related to defense policy, technology

applications, defense systems analysis, and program oversight and

management in one-year assignments in the offices of the Under

Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology and the Deputy

Assistant Secretary for Army Research and Technology. Assignments may

involve interagency, congressional, or international activity.

The stipend is $50,000.   



ENVIRONMENTAL

AAAS/EPA ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FELLOWS PROGRAM

Fellows work for one year at the U.S. Environmental Protection

Agency's headquarters in Washington, DC, on an array of projects

relating to science, policy, and the environment, including projects

in risk assessment. The stipend is $50,000.  



NSF

AAAS/NSF Science and Engineering Fellowship Program

Fellows spend one year at the National Science Foundation (NSF)

learning how NSF funds science, while providing scientific,

engineering, and educational input on issues relating to NSF's mission

to support fundamental science and engineering research and education.

The stipend is approximately $50,000. 



Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree at the

time of application. Persons with a master's degree in engineering and

at least three years of post-degree professional experience may

also apply.  Certain programs require additional experience. All

applicants must be U.S. citizens. Federal employees are not eligible

for the fellowships. All Fellows participate in a rigorous orientation

on the relevant congressional and executive branch operations and

foreign affairs plus a year-long seminar series on issues involving

science, technology, and public policy. All programs begin in September

1999. All grant-funded programs are subject to continued support. All

applications must be postmarked by January 15, 2000.   



Minorities and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged

to apply.



Application Booklet



CONTACT: 

For additional information and application instructions:

AAAS Fellowship Programs

1200 New York Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20005



Phone: 202/326-6700

Fax: 202/289-4950

E-mail: science_policy@aaas.org    



Website: http://www.aaas.org/spp/dspp/stg/cover.htm


KEYWORDS:

Keycode Keyword

A006000 Foundation Funding Opportunities

0000022 Fellowships

1014000 Science, General & Other

101400A All Science, General & Other

1000000 Science & Technology & Mathematics & Computer Science

0502033 Social Science Education

050200A All Educational & Instructional Programs

1002000 Biological Sciences

100200A All Biological Sciences

1013000 Physical Sciences

101300A All Physical Sciences

0411009 Environmental Planning & Policy

041100A All Planning & Policy Studies

0400000 Behavioral & Social Sciences

0112000 International

011200A All International

0100000 Geographic Terms

0411000 Planning & Policy Studies

0600000 Engineering

1016003 Technology Planning & Policy

1016000 Technology

101600A All Technology

0412004 International Relations & Diplomacy

041200A All Political Science

A002500 Department of State

A000500 Agency for International Development

0412000 Political Science

0411005 Risk Factors & Analysis

A000800 U.S. Department of Agriculture

0730245 Risk Management, Health Care

073000A All Health Care

0700000 Health & Safety, Medical & Biomedical Sciences

0710000 Disciplines & Fields, Health & Safety, Medical & Biomedical

071000A All Disciplines & Fields, Health & Safety, Medical & Biomedical

0730000 Health Care

0408000 Economics

040800A All Economics

1400000 Environment

0000001 Analytical Services

0000034 Research

A001200 Environmental Protection Agency

1016004 Technology Transfer

0404000 Behavioral Studies & Social Problems

040400A All Behavioral Studies & Social Problems

0411003 Public Planning & Policy

1014002 Science Planning & Policy

101402A All Science Planning & Policy

0502000 Educational & Instructional Programs

0502031 Science Education

0502042 Engineering Education

A002800 National Science Foundation

0502015 Environmental Education

0606010 Environmental Engineering

1104030 Defense Industry

110400A All Military Sciences & History

1104000 Military Sciences & History

1004000 Computer Science


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