Candidates wishing to apply for the Congressional Science Fellowship must submit: (1) a cover sheet, (2) a statement of intent, and (3) a curriculum vitae (described below). Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly.
All application materials must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is the candidate's responsibility to make sure all application materials arrive at the AMS by the deadline. The AMS will not notify individuals of incomplete applications. If you have questions, please contact Paul Higgins by phone (202-355-9818) or email (email@example.com).
We strongly encourage applicants to apply for all Congressional Fellowship programs for which they are eligible. For the Earth science community this likely includes: AIP, AGU, AGI, GSA, APS, AAAS, ACS, and in some cases the American Mathematical Society. Of course, we very much hope you will also apply for the AMS fellowship.
SPECIAL NOTE: AMS members are now eligible to apply for the American Institute of Physics Congressional and diplomacy fellowships.
Name and address;
Phone number and email address;
Names of references;
Candidates must request letters of reference from three persons who can discuss professional competence, and other personal and professional qualities that make the applicant especially qualified to serve as a Fellow. The candidate is responsible for contacting the references and providing them with the reference letter guidance listed below. Letters of reference are considered confidential and must be mailed directly by the reference to the address mentioned above. These letters must describe the:
A Fellowship Selection Committee will choose several finalists. These finalists will be invited to interview, usually in early April. Shortly after the interviews, the selection committee will select a winning candidate for the upcoming fellowship term.