The Congressional Science Fellowship Fund supports the GSA-U.S. Geological Survey Congressional Science Fellow program. Congressional Science Fellows spend a year working as a staff member for a Member of Congress or congressional committee. The purpose of the program is threefold: contribute to more effective use of scientific and technical knowledge in government; provide a unique public […]
The Peter T. Flawn Fund is used for the benefit of the Congressional Science Fellow.
Many of GSA’s policy activities focus on increasing federal investments in geoscience research. GSA’s efforts, including congressional briefings, exhibits, meetings, testimony, and letters, are instrumental in preventing proposed legislation targeting geoscience funding from being implemented. It is imperative that GSA act on behalf of the geoscience community and engage its members in critical issues such […]
The GSA Science Policy Fellowship Fund supports an “in-house” fellow who works with GSA’s Director for Geoscience Policy to bring science and scientists into the policy process. The fellow acts as a science policy liaison, keeping GSA members informed, involved, and represented in national policy in areas such as research funding, energy and natural resource […]