Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Science and Technology Fellowship Programme 2020-2021

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Science and Technology Fellowship Programme 2020-2021

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is providing the Science and Technology Fellowship Programme. The programme is open for those students who are studying in the field of science, engineering, public service, public policy, and technology policy.

The award programme is designed to provide financial assistance to U.S. students, who are pursuing a degree in the technology policy area, based on academic achievement or other criteria that may include financial need, for schooling.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is an American academic foundation. It researches issues affecting African Americans, publishes a yearly report on crucial legislation, and sponsors issue forums, leadership seminars, and scholarships.

Who May Eligible

To be eligible, the applicants must match all the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.
  • Students must be currently attending or planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as full-time undergraduate students.
  • Aspirants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Selected students must be qualified African-American or black students.

How to Apply

To enter this program, all applicants need to submit a cover letter that explains the applicant’s interest in a specific fellowship, how the award fits into the student’s career plans at this time, and attributes or experience that would make the aspirant highly effective in this position. To get access to the online application form, candidates need to sign up  or can log in through the university’s online portal

Supporting Documents 

Applicants need to submit the following documents with their application:

  • Transcript
  • Cover Letter
  • Two Page Resume
  • Please request an additional letter of recommendation

Benefits

This fellowship will provide hands-on training or collaborative research opportunities to mid-career scholars and professionals interested in improving the interface between science and legislative decision-making and who want to learn the public policy decision-making process.

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit all the materials is August 31, 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

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