The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is
pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2022 Jefferson
Science Fellows (JSF) program. Established by the Secretary of
State in 2003, this fellowship program engages the American
academic science, technology, engineering, and medical communities
in U.S. foreign policy and international development.
Tenured, or similarly ranked, academic scientists, engineers,
and physicians from U.S. institutions of higher learning, who are
U.S. citizens, are eligible for selection as Jefferson Science
Fellows. Social scientists whose research interfaces with, or is
relevant to, foreign policy or international development are also
Each Fellow will spend one year at the U.S. Department of State
or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for an
on-site assignment in Washington, D.C., serving as advisers on
issues of foreign policy and international development. Assignments
may also involve travel to U.S. embassies and missions.
Online applications will be accepted from August 2
through October 15, 2021 at 5 PM ET. To learn more
about the program and to apply, visit www.nas.edu/jsf.
The JSF program is administered by the National Academies of
Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and supported by the U.S.
Department of State and USAID.