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98 1197Program ID: Congress-CONGFELL [#1197]
Program Title: AMS Congressional Fellow
Program Type: Fellowship or grant
Program Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia 20003-2551, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2022/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup
Program Description:    

AMS Congressional Fellowship

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) will sponsor a Congressional Fellow from September 2022 through August 2023. The Fellow will spend the year working on the staff of either a member of Congress or a congressional committee, working in legislative and policy areas requiring scientific and technical input.

The Fellow brings his/her/their technical background and external perspective to the decision-making process in Congress. Prospective Fellows must be cognizant of and demonstrate sensitivity toward political and social issues and have a strong interest in applying personal knowledge toward solutions to societal problems.

Now in its 17th year, the AMS Congressional Fellowship provides a unique public policy learning experience, and demonstrates the value of science-government interaction. The program includes an orientation on congressional and executive branch operations, and a year-long seminar series on issues involving science, technology, and public policy.
Eligibility: The eligibility rules are as follows:
  • Applications are invited from individuals in the mathematical sciences.
  • Applicants must have a PhD or an equivalent doctoral-level degree by the application deadline (February 1, 2022).
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Federal employees are not eligible.
Stipend amount: The stipend for the fellowship period (September 1, 2022 – August 31, 2023) will be $93,013, with additional allowances for relocation and professional travel, as well as a contribution toward health insurance.

Applicants must submit a statement expressing interest and qualifications for the AMS Congressional Fellowship as well as a current curriculum vitae. Candidates must also have three letters of recommendation sent to the AMS by the February 1, 2022 deadline.

Apply for the AMS Congressional Fellowship here

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 11:59 P.M. EST ON FEBRUARY 1, 2022.

We are not accepting applications for this program through MathPrograms.Org right now. Please apply at https://www.ams.org/programs/ams-fellowships/ams-congressional-fellowship.
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