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Follow the below steps to apply to the Science Ambassador Fellowship.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be accepting applications for the Science Ambassador Fellowship class of 2022. Please check our website for updates to apply for future fellowship classes.

CDC will arrange and fund travel for SAF summer course!
If you are accepted into the 2023 class, travel arrangements and costs will be fully coordinated by SAF program staff. Please do not book any travel arrangements on your own. The following travel expenses are covered for the 5-day summer course:

  • Domestic airfare to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
  • Reimbursement for hotel stay at a CDC-selected hotel at the government rate
  • Reimbursement for transportation costs to and from your home and the airport
  • Reimbursement for parking at the airport
  • Reimbursement for transportation to and from the airport and your hotel
  • Reimbursement for up to one checked luggage
  • Government per diem rate for meals and incidental expenses (M&IE)