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Application Process

Apply now to be a 2016 Science Ambassador.

The workshop takes place July 18-22, 2016.

Application Materials

Please e-mail the following materials to by April 15, 2016:

  1. Curriculum vitae or résumé

  2. Recommendation letter from your school's principal, department chair, or a colleague

    1. Recommendation letters can be sent via e-mail. Use the subject line: Science Ambassador Recommendation for [NAME]

  3. Personal statement (500 words or less) explaining your interest in the workshop, your expectations of the workshop, and how the workshop aligns with your teaching goals

Space is limited. Teachers are encouraged to submit their information early.

Phone Interview

A Science Ambassador team member will contact you to schedule a phone interview. The purpose of this interview is to:

  • Learn more about your teaching goals and how they align with the goals of CDC's Science Ambassador program
  • Identify any specific public health science topics of interest
  • Discuss the workshop's purpose and activities
  • Answer any questions that you might have

Final Notification

Notification of acceptance to participate will be no later than June 1, 2016.

2016 Timeline

April 15, 2016 Deadline to submit your information
May 2016 Phone interviews
June 1, 2016 Notification of final acceptance
July 18-22, 2016 Science Ambassador Workshop

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please email

Contact Us:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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    Atlanta, GA 30333
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    TTY: (888) 232-6348
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