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Scientific Societies

FYI is supported by the American Institute of Physics, a federation of 10 scientific societies. FYI covers issues of special concern to these societies and their positions on select issues as well as the activities of other major scientific societies.

5 Dec 2005

For those scientists who want to experience the inner workings of the federal government, and who want to make a difference- the AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships are your chance! All application materials for the 2006-2007 AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowships MUST BE POSTMARKED by the JANUARY 15, 2006 deadline. Please see below for further information on how to apply.

28 Oct 2005

The American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society are seeking applicants for their 2006-2007 Congressional Science Fellowships. Are you interested in the nexus between science and government? Do you wish to make a personal contribution by helping to inform the legislative and policy decisions that are made on Capitol Hill? If so, you should consider applying to the AIP and APS Congressional Science Fellowship programs. APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE DUE BY JANUARY 15(postmarked). Please see below for further information on applying.

5 Oct 2005

This is a reminder to members of all AIP Member Societies - the application deadline for the 2006-2007 AIP State Department Science Fellowship is NOVEMBER 1. For scientists interested in the nexus between foreign policy and science, there is still time to apply to this program.

8 Sep 2005

Just as Congress needs input from scientists as its decisions affect national policy on issues ranging from energy and climate to export controls and homeland security, so too does the U.S. Department of State need scientific and technological expertise as it addresses such issues in the context of the nation's foreign policy. Through its State Department Science Fellowship program, the American Institute of Physics offers an opportunity for scientists to make a unique and substantial contribution to the foreign policy process.

14 Nov 2006

Next year will be an exciting time on Capitol Hill, with new faces and new ideas. Are you interested in experiencing this dynamic atmosphere from the inside?

31 Oct 2006

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The application deadline for the 2007-2008 AIP State Department Science Fellowship HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20. ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 20! For scientists interested in the nexus between foreign policy and science, there is still time to apply to this program.

10 Oct 2006

This is a reminder to members of all AIP Member Societies - application materials for the 2007-2008 AIP State Department Science Fellowship must be postmarked by NOVEMBER 1, 2006. For scientists interested in the nexus between foreign policy and science, there is still time to apply to this program.

11 Sep 2006

Are you interested in the interface between science and technology and international issues? Just as Congress needs input from scientists as its decisions affect national policy on issues ranging from energy and climate to export controls and homeland security, so too does the U.S. Department of State need scientific and technological expertise as it addresses such issues in the context of the nation's foreign policy.

21 Aug 2006

At a symposium at the National Academy of Sciences on June 15, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) spoke about the importance of bringing high-quality scientific advice and expertise to the U.S. government. His words have relevance for anyone interested in the Fellowship programs that bring bright, motivated scientists to Washington each year to provide their knowledge and skills to the nation's decisionmakers.

25 Oct 2007

The November 1 application deadline for the AIP State Department Science Fellowship Program is fast approaching. The following is a copy of an FYI prepared earlier this fall describing the program, the application procedure, and new contact information:

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