American Physical Society (APS) & American Institute of Physics (AIP): Congressional Science Fellowships

Annual awards made to provide a public service by making available to Members of Congress individuals with scientific knowledge and skills. In turn, the program enables scientists to broaden their experience through direct involvement with the legislative and political processes.
Physics and closely related fields.
U.S. citizens who hold the Ph.D. degree in physics or a closely related field and who have had some experience in applying science to the solution of societal problems. Applicants are expected to have a strong interest in science and technology policy. Membership in APS or another AIP society is required.
$49,000 for a one-year term (September through August), plus allowances for relocation, travel, and health insurance. Fellows choose the Congressional office in which they wish to work, after a two-week introductory session.
January 15
<> Consult Web site for complete application information. APS and AIP Congressional Science Fellowship Programs, c/o Erika H. Ridgway, Executive Office, American Physical Society, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740-3844. Telephone: 301-209-3269 or email: .