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Current Fellows

The 2020-21 fellowship cohort is the 48th class of fellows! The class is comprised of 284 fellows sponsored by AAAS and partner societies. Of these, 30 serve in Congress, one at the Federal Judicial Center, and 253 in the executive branch among 17 agencies or departments.

Featured Fellow

Megan Frisk

At the National Security Council, a sizeable group of alumni work to keep the lines of information running smoothly for the President, Cabinet members and others responsible for maintaining the nation's security and readiness. 2016-18 STPF fellow Megan Frisk is one of them. Read More

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups are formed and managed by current and alumni fellows.  They provide fellows with a forum to meet and discuss issues related to areas of specific interest. Click here to see the full list of affinity groups and to learn how you can get involved.

Blog and News Posts

Latest Posts

Read about fellows' accomplishments at the intersection of policy and science, and get a heads up on STPF events and news.

Reaching Beyond the STPF Fellowship

By Caitlin Burgdorf and Nishal Mohan
Yes, current fellows, you can do other things outside of your primary fellowship assignment! The past year as an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow has been more rewarding than I’ve ever expected
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AAAS Member Spotlight: STPF Director Rashada Alexander

Installed in the office of the Director of the S&T Policy Fellowships for just a couple of months at the time of this writing, Rashada Alexander is well-acquainted with fellow life: she was a 2009-11 fellow at the National Institutes of Health. What is her vision for the future of the program?
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This Anthropologist Helps Improve Lives by Listening to Stories

With experience working at the local government level, cultural and medical anthropologist Saira Mehmood, STPF class of 2021-22, may have a leg up on some of her new colleagues.
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Fellowships bring much-needed expertise to lawmakers

Since 1973, STPF has provided scientific expertise to US policymakers in Washington. In partnership with other scientific organizations, STPF brings more than 250 scientists and engineers each year to work in congressional offices, executive branch agencies, and the federal judiciary.
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Tucking In: New Class of STPF Fellows Prepare for Challenge

Tucking In: New Class of STPF Fellows Prepare for Challenge ksong Thu, 09/23/2021 - 10:17 Share Title Tucking In: New Class of STPF Fellows Prepare for Challenge Published Date Wed, 09/22/2021 - 10:11
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At the NSC, Fellows Employ Passion for Service and Communication

At the NSC, Fellows Employ Passion for Service and Communication ksong Thu, 09/23/2021 - 11:53 Share Title At the NSC, Fellows Employ Passion for Service and Communication Published Date Thu, 09/23

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