2013-2014 California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships in USA

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For 2013-2014 academic year, CCST (California Council on Science and Technology) is now accepting applications for California science and technology policy fellowships in USA. It is a one year fellowship program which provides a base stipend of $45,000, additional allowances for health insurance, travel and professional development activities and will reimburse up to $4,000 in actual relocation costs. Total ten fellowships are offered. Applications for the fellowship will be accepted by February 28, 2013.. The California Council on Science and Technology seeks PhD scientists and engineers to serve as Fellows to provide the California State Legislature with critical, unbiased scientific and technical advice. If applicants are looking for a professional development opportunity that enables them to incorporate science and technology into public policy, CCST encourage them to apply for a one-year fellowship.. Fellowship is available for pursuing research programme.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  It enables students to incorporate science and technology into public policy.
Who can apply to this scholarship? To be eligible for the Fellowship, candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:
· A PhD or equivalent level degree or
· An MS degree in an engineering discipline, plus at least three years post
· degree experience; and
· U.S. citizenship or
· Suitable immigration status for non
· residents.
Benefits of the scholarship: The base stipend is $45,000, which is comparable to the stipends provided to experience Post Docs at the University of California. In addition, CCST will reimburse up to $4,000 in actual relocation costs (for moves over 50 miles) and will provide additional allowances for health insurance, travel and professional development activities that support applicants fellowship experience.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The first day of the fellowship is November 1, 2013, and the last day is October 31, 2014.
Number of scholarships: After the interviews are completed, the committee will select up to ten individuals (and several alternates) who will be offered fellowships.

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