THE STATION1 FRONTIERS FELLOWSHIP; Summer 2021
Are you a bold and creative thinker and an aspiring changemaker who is passionate about applying science and technology to create a more equitable, creative, prosperous, and sustainable world?
Target Deadline January 15, 2021, 11:59 pm EST
We invite you to apply to the Station1 Frontiers Fellowship (SFF) – a prestigious, fully-funded ten-week summer experience for undergraduate students that involves socially-directed science and technology education, research, and internship. Based upon a foundation of inclusion and equity, this transformative program integrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with humanistic fields in order to interrogate, understand, and shape technologically-driven societal impact towards more equitable, ethical, and sustainable outcomes. Unique in the nation and the world, the SFF includes an exciting research internship in emerging areas of science and technology, a cross-interdisciplinary shared curriculum on socially-directed science and technology, and personal and professional advancement activities including inclusive leadership and collaboration, scientific and technical communication, networking, and more. SFF 2021 will be in a fully virtual format and students will participate remotely in all program activities from their city of residence.
As a Station1 Fellow You Will:
- Receive a competitive living expenses stipend and fully-funded instructional costs
- Gain authentic experience through an internship in a leading science and technology company, university research laboratory, or nonprofit organization
- Participate in exciting, state-of-the-art, team-based research and development projects in science and technology
- Engage with a shared curriculum focused on socially-directed science and technology which draws together critical perspectives on history, social studies of science and technology, equity and inclusion, computation in a social context, social change and innovation, sustainability, and ethical reasoning
- Interact with cross-disciplinary instructors and mentors from a diversity of fields
- Gain personal and professional experience through both the internship and the formal curriculum that focuses on areas such as intercultural knowledge, inclusive leadership and collaboration, scientific and technical communication, and more
- Receive information and guidance on academic and career pathways
- As program alumni, become part of a network of exceptional professionals in the Station1 community beyond completion of the program.
For More Information and to Apply: https://www.station1.org/sff
Station 1 admits students of any race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identification or veteran or disability status to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identification or veteran or disability status in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
What is Station1?
Station1 is a nonprofit higher education institution that is paving a pathway of opportunity through a new model of frontier learning and research — socially-directed science and technology. Based upon a foundation of inclusion and equity, this model integrates science, technology, engineering, and math with humanistic fields at a granular level in order to interrogate, understand, and shape technologically-driven societal impact towards more equitable, ethical, and sustainable outcomes. Station1 delivers transformative education, research, and innovation programs and leads higher education systems change initiatives. Download two-page description of Station1.
Station1 280 Merrimack St, Suite 584, Lawrence, Massachusetts Christine Ortiz, Ph.D.
Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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