Application Opens: June 1

Applications Deadline: November 1, 11:59 p.m. ET

Notification of Eligibility: Mid-Late November

Notification of Status/Interview: Late January- Early February

Semi-Finalist Interviews Conducted: Late February-Early March

  • Applicants selected as semi-finalists will be able to select a preferred interview date/time slot via their STPF application account.
  • Semi-finalists will be asked to write and present a one-page briefing memo on a designated science policy topic to be determined. Semi-finalists will have 10 days to write their briefing memos. More information will be provided in late January or early February when applicants are notified of their interview status.
  • Interviews are conducted online using video sharing technology.

Finalist Interview Week: April 7-11, 2025 (In-person in Washington DC, Executive Branch program area only)

Fellowship Placement Offers Extended: May

Fellowship Start Date: September 1

Orientation: Early September

Fellowship End Date: August 31