Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

References Due: April 27, 2012
Applications Due: May 1, 2012

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.

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.

Fall 2012 Session Term
August 27 through November 16, 2012

Application Information:
Please visit <> for eligibility criteria and application instructions.  Two online references/recommendations must be received prior to completing the application.  References must pertain to academic, professional, or other work-related experience.

Submission Deadline for Application Materials:
References Due: April 27, 2012
Applications Due: May 1, 2012

A stipend grant award of $8,240 will be provided for the 12-week session to offset expenses.

Questions should be directed to: