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Roger Revelle Fellowships in Global Stewardship

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Science and Technology Policy Fellowships, Roger Revelle Fellowship in Global Stewardship

Description

The Revelle Fellow will work for one year, beginning in September 2005, in the congress, an executive branch agency, or elsewhere in the Washington, DC, policy community on domestic or international environmental issues encompassed under the umbrella of "global stewardship." The focus will be on human interaction with ecosystems, which includes, but is not limited to, population, sustainable development, food, oceans, global climate change, and related environmental concerns. The program includes an orientation on congressional and executive branch operations and a yearlong seminar program on issues involving science, technology, and public policy.

The fellowship is designed to provide a unique public policy learning experience; to demonstrate the value of science and technology in addressing important societal problems; and to make practical contributions to the more effective use of scientific and technical knowledge in governmental decision-making.

The fellowship provides the opportunity to work in either the legislative or executive branch, or in non-governmental organization within the environmental policy community. Placement will be arranged with the assistance of AAAS, and will reflect the Fellow's interests and expertise.

Eligibility

* Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree at the time of application (January 2005).
* Persons with a master's degree in engineering and at least three years of post-degree professional experience may apply.
* Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
* Federal employees are not eligible.

Underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Stipend

AAAS will select and sponsor one Revelle Fellow. The fellowship stipend is $55,000.

Deadline

January 10, 2005 - All applications must be postmarked by this date.


Application and for more information

Any person applying for more than one fellowship must submit a complete application for each program. Applications for each of the fellowships must include a set of the following items:
* A completed application cover form (attached or complete on-line at http://fellowships.aaas.org/application.html
* A letter of intent
* A full curriculum vitae
* Candidate statement
* A certification of accuracy and certification of citizenship (attached)
* Letters of reference

The application instructions are detailed. Students are strongly encouraged to visit the program's website for complete program and application information.

Send to:
AAAS Science and Engineering Fellowship Programs
1200 New York Avenue, NW 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 326-6700
Email: science_policy@aaas.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION: For complete program information, application procedures and forms, students are encouraged to contact the program directly at the above-mentioned address and/or telephone number.

Web Site: http://fellowships.aaas.org/revelle/

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