Application Details

Monday, November 1, 2021 Current Year Deadline Past, Check Website
Application opens June 1, 2021.
year-long stipend ranging from $80,000-$105,000; possible travel/professional training allowance, relocation fund, and health insurance coverage.

Can be used for

Academic Year
12 weeks or longer


U.S. Citizen
Alumni, Graduate

Must be a U.S. citizen with a doctoral degree in a science or a master's in engineering.


AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking and contribute their knowledge and analytical skills in the policy realm. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the federal government and represent a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines, and career stages. Each year, STPF adds to a growing corps over 3,000 strong of policy-savvy leaders working across academia, government, nonprofits, and industry to serve the nation and citizens around the world. The STPF is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about public policy while contributing valuable knowledge and analytical skills to address today’s most pressing societal challenges.

The AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships are open to U.S. citizens who hold doctoral level degrees in any of the following:

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