2013 2014 MRS/TMS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship for International Students, Pennsylvania
Fellowship Program for Master or PhD International Students in Materials Science and Technology by Materials Research Society, Pennsylvania, 2013 2014
Scholarship Program: 2013 – 2014 MRS/TMS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: Fellowship is open for U.S. citizens and Non U.S. citizens.
Employer: AACCI Foundation is organising Fellowship program.
Level of study: Fellowship is open for Master or PhD program.
Subject(s): Fellowship to study in the field of Materials Science and Technology.
Duration: Fellowship program duration is one academic year.
Number of awards: Fellowship award number is unspecified.
Am I eligible? A prospective Fellow must have a record of success in research or scholarship in a field relevant to materials science and technology. An applicant is expected to be a member of MRS or TMS (or an applicant for membership) and have a PhD by September 1, 2013, or a master’s degree with at least three years professional experience. US citizenship is not required; however, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
How do I apply? Students can apply for this fellowship program By Post or Electronically.
What does it cover? The Fellowship stipend will be $72,000, plus additional funds for health insurance, travel and relocation expenses to the Washington, DC area.
Scholarship Description: The Fellow spends one year working as a special legislative assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee. Activities may involve conducting legislative or oversight work, assisting in congressional hearings and debates and preparing briefs and writing speeches. The Fellow also attends an orientation program administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS on congressional and executive branch operations, which includes guidance in the congressional placement process, and a year-long seminar series on science and public policy issues. The AAAS also administers many other aspects of the program for the MRS/TMS Fellow, as well as other Fellows sponsored by nearly two dozen other scientific societies.
Application closing date: Applications must be postmarked or emailed by Friday, January 4, 2013.