Stipend and Allowances
ACS Fellows receive a stipend and allowances for relocation, travel, and health insurance. These differ for the two programs.
ACS Congressional Fellowship
ACS Science Policy Fellowship
|Science Policy Fellows receive a starting salary of about $76,500 plus the same benefit package as full time ACS employees.|
|Reimbursement for expenses related to relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area is available for fellows residing more than 35 miles from the Fellowship location.||Reimbursement for expenses related to relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area is available for fellows residing more than 35 miles from the Fellowship location.|
|Fellowship-related travel may be reimbursable by ACS. All such travel must be pre-approved by the ACS.||Fellowship-related travel is provided by ACS Government Affairs.|
|Fellows are responsible for securing their own health insurance, but receive reimbursement for most health insurance costs.||Fellows qualify for the ACS employee benefit package, including health insurance.|