The NC STEM Policy Fellowship places graduate students into state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The 12-month, full-time  fellowship also includes a competitive stipend and health care costs. Funding partners include the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and North Carolina Sea Grant.

The 2020-21 host offices have been: N.C. Department of Environmental Quality State Energy Office and  N.C. Department of Commerce Office of Science, Technology and Innovation. A new host office in 2021-22 will be the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Office of the Secretary.

Potential host offices and potential applicants should contact Sara Mirabilio, or 252-475-5488, for more information.


The application period for this fellowship is closed for 2021.

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