What are the benefits of participation?• Learn and practice strategies to speak about your work engagingly• Strengthen the interpersonal skills essential to your career advancement• Network with local professionals who are passionate about the public face of STEM• Develop hands-on programming to use at, and outside of, Pacific Science Center• Gain access to public engagement experts, audiences, and venues for creating and implementing your STEM outreach ideas• Enjoy Pacific Science Center Membership
What are the requirements?• STEM-related work• Desire to spark excitement about STEM• Participation in Pacific Science Center events after training
Tuition for our science communication course is $2,000. Full and partial scholarship options are detailed below.
To be considered for our Spring 2019 cohort, please fill out and submit this application by February 28, 2019. Contact PAdmin@pacsci.org with any questions or concerns.
For Spring 2019, the following scholarships are available:
STEP Forward ScholarshipEligibility: any fellow of UW's Science Teaching Experience for Postdocs (STEP) programMaximum request: $2,000Awards anticipated: 3
Pacific Science Center Targeted Field ScholarshipEligibility: any applicant working in technologyMaximum request: $2,000Awards anticipated: 1
Pacific Science Center IDEA ScholarshipEligibility: any applicant who would contribute to inclusivity, diversity, equitability, and accessibility (IDEA) efforts in our programmingMaximum request: $2,000Awards anticipated: 1
Pacific Science Center Cost-Sharing ScholarshipEligibility: any applicant whose sponsor organization cannot cover the full tuition costMaximum request: $1,500Awards anticipated: multiple