New in 2020, the NC STEM Policy Fellowship will place graduate students into state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
This year-long program begins Aug. 1. The fellowships are full-time positions at 40 hours per week working with the host offices.
Eligibility for the 2020-21 NC STEM Policy Fellowship:
- Applicants must receive a graduate degree no later than Dec. 31, 2020, and no earlier than Dec. 1, 2019.
- The master’s or doctoral degree in a STEM or related discipline must be earned through one of North Carolina’s accredited, public or private institutes of higher education.
- Students are eligible regardless of nationality. Domestic and international students may apply.
- Applicants must have an interest in state and national policy decisions on STEM topics.
The 12-month fellowship also includes a competitive stipend, health care costs, and associated travel
and training opportunities during the year — a total value of $54,500.
Host offices for the 2020-21 fellows will be: N.C. Department of Environmental Quality State Energy Office and N.C. Department of Commerce Office of Science, Technology and Innovation
Contact Sara Mirabilio, email@example.com or 252-475-5488, for more information.
Applications for 2020-21 NC STEM Policy Fellowships are due by 8 a.m. on March 2, 2020.
Application Materials and Information
- Read the news release about the 2020-21 fellowship application for N.C. graduate students.
- Access the full RFP.
- Apply through the eSeaGrant portal, go.ncsu.edu/ncesg. Be prepared to include a resume, career goal statement, letters of recommendation, and transcripts.
- NOTE: Do not wait until the last minute to register for the portal and complete all required steps. The deadlines are firm.