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Though the program is aimed at early to mid-career scientists with a doctorate degree, there are no absolute restrictions on age, or career level, or specific scientific background. Applicants are not required to have experience in public policy, although such experience and/or a demonstrable interest in applying science to develop public policy are desirable. In their assignments, Fellows will undertake a variety of tasks, some of which may be directly related to their training, but all of which will put demands on their scientific education. For these reasons, successful candidates must:

 
 
Ph.D. candidates should be absolutely sure that all work on their degree will be completed prior to the commencement of the program year. Completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. is required for beginning the fellowship year.
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