Call for Applications: 2019/20 ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship

Application Opens Today for 2019/20 ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship. Submission Deadline: 24 February 2019.

The ASEAN Science and Technology (S&T) Fellowship is a regional programme that is implemented by the ASEAN Foundation with the support of the ASEAN and the U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The programme targets early and mid-career scientists who are citizens and residents of 10 ASEAN Member States to contribute their knowledge and analytical skills to empower their national governments. Selected scientists, or fellows, will be embedded in national-level ministries in respective country for one year to encourage policymakers to use the science-based approaches in their policy- and decision-making. Selected fellows will receive a variety of privileges such as monthly stipend (USD 1,200), mentorship from the government, professional development opportunity in a form of leadership and communication training, support to attend conferences and the 2019 ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (COST) meeting and access to a growing network of scientists across the region.

Published: 15 Jan 2019

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