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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

Matt Ferreira

From composing regular email updates for State Department personnel to working on the effort to distribute vaccines to U.S. diplomatic missions around the world, veterinarian Matt has been deeply involved with confronting the pandemic. 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.

Dr. Rashada

Rashada Alexander Named Director of AAAS’ Science and Technology Policy Fellowships

The AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships have named Rashada Alexander the new program director. Alexander – a nonprofit leader with extensive science policy experience – joins AAAS from the
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STPF Alum Amber Hewitt is DC’s First-ever Equity Chief

STPF Alum Amber Hewitt is DC’s First-ever Equity Chief Margaret May Wed, 07/21/2021 - 12:11 Published Date Wed, 07/21/2021 - 12:09 As a new city official, Amber Hewitt may now be better able to enjoy
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How to Make Your 2021 STPF Application Shine

How to Make Your 2021 STPF Application Shine Margaret May Wed, 07/14/2021 - 10:52 Published Date Wed, 07/14/2021 - 10:50 There are more than 250 AAAS S&T Policy Fellows across the federal government

PODCAST | A New Way to Fund Science with Meaningful Impacts: Ibrahim Mohedas

By Chris Parsons
Ibrahim Mohedas earned his masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan. His doctoral research, supported through a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, focused on

Empowering Just Climate Action as the US Rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement

By Ashley Pierce
We’re back! While the U.S. has officially rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement, we still have a long way to go to successfully address climate change in an equitable and just way. As the Biden

For disadvantaged communities, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over

By Katelynn Milora, Caitlin Burgdorf and Caleb Hudgins
While the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wane due to the recent vaccine rollout, the fight for disadvantaged communities is far from over. Health inequities have been long felt by communities that lack

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