UC Center Sacramento announces the STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award Competition. The award will recognize one or more outstanding proposals for new California state legislation from University of California graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics fields. 

The winners will receive a $1,000 research stipend and travel reimbursement to Sacramento, and should their idea advance through the legislative process, to confer with legislators and/or legislative staff in Sacramento and potentially testify before legislative committees.

The deadline has been extended! Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, October 24, 2019 and should include the following elements:

  • An abstract of the proposed law, its purpose, and the underlying science or impact on scientific research (250 words or less)
  • “There Ought To Be A Law” application form
  • Current CV
  • Completed applications should be sent to [email protected].

Learn more and apply online.