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STFC-POST Postgraduate Placement Scheme 2013

Applications for the 2013 joint STFC-POST scheme are invited.


The Scheme provides an opportunity for a postgraduate to be seconded to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) to assist in providing objective briefing material for MPs and Peers for a three month period.

Who is eligible?

The scheme is for STFC funded postgraduate students in their 2nd or 3rd years at the time of the secondment.


The exact timing of the secondment is open to negotiation, but is likely to take place in April – July or September – December 2013.

How to apply

Please see the 2013 Post Secondment Application (Word document - 352kB - link opens in a new window). The deadline for applications is 5 November 2012.

Background information

View case studies of previous fellowships (link opens in a new window), including STFC.