Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

Area of Study: 
STEM fields, science and technology studies, law, business, public policy, social sciences
Level: 
Graduate
Post-Graduate
Body: 

The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation. The program is designed to broaden fellows’ appreciation of employment opportunities outside academia and leave them with both a firm grasp of the important and dynamic role of science and technology in decision-making and a better understanding of the role that they can play in strengthening the science and technology enterprise for the betterment of mankind. Fellows receive an $8,500 stipend.

Value: 
$9,000
Nomination Required: 
No, but strongly encouraged to work with Fellowships Office
Eligibility: 
Graduate students and postdoctoral candidates who received their degree within 5 years. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, and international students with an F-1 or J-1 visa.
Deadline Month: 
October