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AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program

  • Website Address
  • http://www.aaas.org/programs/education/MassMedia/a...
  • Contact
  • Dione Rossiter
  • Address
  • 1200 New York Ave NW
  • Washington, DC 20005-3920
  • Email Address
  • mmfellowship@aaas.org
  • Application Deadline
  • January 15, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
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  • Scholarship Description
  • The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship seeks to increase communication skills in student scientists. From grant writing to interaction with their community, these skills will benefit a student's career path and increase public understanding of science and technology.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be enrolled as a college or university student (graduate, doctoral, or upper-level undergraduates) - or within one year of a completed degree - in the physical, biological, geological, health, engineering, computer, or social sciences or mathematics
    -Students enrolled in English, journalism, science journalism, or other non-technical fields are not eligible for these fellowships
    -Winners are required to attend an orientation at AAAS headquarters at the beginning of the summer (early June) and a wrap-up session at the end of the summer (mid-August). They will prepare reports on the progress of their fellowships throughout their placement.

    AAAS selects 15-20 fellows each summer. There is a $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses. For more information or to download the application form, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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