Contribute to Science Policy in Canada

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a 12-month policy position within a Canadian government host office.

Eligible applicants must be:

  • Faculty members at Canadian universities or PhD graduates
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents (Citizenship requirements may differ for individual host offices; this will be accommodated in the fellow and host matching process)
  • Able to negotiate a leave of absence from their university or employer, as applicable

The 2019 cohort of fellowships will begin in September 2019. Approved fellows receive remuneration from their host offices and professional development training and networking events facilitated by Mitacs.

Applications will be accepted until February 3, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. PT. For more information, please visit the Canadian Science Policy Fellowship or contact

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Kueneman, Karen
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