Fellowships, Internships, and Scholarships
This page contains a list of links to fellowships available within the field of materials research. Also included are links to awards and award nominations. A separate page with a listing of internships and scholarships is also available.
Comments or suggestions for inclusion of other opportunities can be sent to Gopal Rao, Web Science Editor.
- Renewable Energy Materials Research at Colorado School of Mines
The Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center invites exceptional undergraduate math, science, and engineering students to participate in a ten-week summer research program addressing fundamental materials issues related to the science and technology of renewable energy.
- California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
Offered by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. The fellowships are ideal for qualified applicants who are interested in improving the interface between science and legislative decision-making and who want to learn the public policy decision-making process.
(April 28, 2009)
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- AIP State Department Fellowship - American Institute of Physics
Places one or more qualified scientists in the State Department for a year to offer their knowledge and analytical skills.
- Senior Fellowships - Fulbright Scholar Program
The U.S. government's flagship academic exchange effort
- Postdoctoral Fellowships - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
The purpose of this three-year fellowship is to pursue cutting-edge science and stimulate cross-fertilization of ideas. Typically, two to four fellowships are awarded each year.
- Postdoctoral Fellowships - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
View available fellowships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
- Postdoctoral Fellowships - Wigner Fellowship - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The appointment of Eugene P. Wigner Fellows to ORNL's staff provides an opportunity for outstanding engineers, life, physical, and social scientists to select and pursue research in an area related to national energy problems and interests.
- Policy Fellowships - MRS/OSA Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship
The MRS/OSA Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow spends one year working as a special legislative assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee.
- Policy Fellowships - National Academies Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
The program is designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis that informs the creation of science and technology policy and to familiarize them with the interactions of science, technology, and government.
- Policy Fellowships - American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Policy Fellowships
The overarching goal of the Fellowships is to increase the capacity of scientists to inform the discussions and decisions of individuals and institutions that influence or determine policies, and to provide scientific expertise and analysis to support decision-makers confronting increasingly complex scientific and technical issues.
- Policy Fellowships - American Chemical Society Science Policy Fellowship Program
The ACS Science Policy Fellow gains first-hand knowledge of the operation of the legislative and executive branches of the federal government and brings scientific and technical expertise to bear on national issues.
- Policy Fellowships - American Chemical Society Congressional Fellowship Program
The ACS Congressional Fellow will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the operation of the legislative branch of the federal government, make scientific and technical expertise available to the government, and forge links between the scientific and government communities.
- Policy Fellowships - American Geological Institute Congressional Science Fellowship
The fellowship represents a unique opportunity to gain first-hand experience with the federal legislative process and make practical contributions to the effective and timely use of geoscientific knowledge on issues relating to the environment, resources, natural hazards, and federal science policy.
- Policy Fellowships - American Geophysical Union Congressional Science Fellowship Program
The AGU Fellow will have the opportunity to participate in and make significant contributions to public policy making within the Congress. Past Fellows have been directly involved in water policy, climate research, energy conservation and a range of other problems that are of high priority to society.
- Policy Fellowships - American Nuclear Society (ANS) Glenn T. Seaborg Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship
The purpose of the ANS Fellowship is to bring a reasoned and knowledgeable view of nuclear matters to Congress, and to act as a science and engineering resource for Congress.
- Policy Fellowships - American Physical Society (APS) and American Institute of Physics (AIP) Congressional Science Fellowships
It is the aim of the APS and AIP in sponsoring these fellowships to provide a public service by making available individuals with scientific knowledge and skills to Members of Congress, few of whom have a technical background.
- Policy Fellowships: Brookings Institute MacArthur Science Fellowship
The Brookings Institution is encouraging applications from scientists with strong interest in foreign policy or national security issues for a year-long fellowship to work at the Institution in Washington, D.C.
- Policy Fellowships - Geological Society of America Congressional Science Fellowship
The purpose of the program is threefold -- contribute to more effective use of scientific and technical knowledge in government; provide a unique public policy learning experience and educate the earth science community about the public policy process; and broaden the perspective of the earth science and governmental communities regarding closer interactions between scientists and policy makers.
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