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AAS Astronomy Ambassadors Program — 2016 Application

Thank you for your interest in the AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program, which supports early-career AAS members in improving their communication skills and provides access to resources and contacts for doing outreach to school children and the public. The Astronomy Ambassadors program will conduct a two-day workshop at the 227th AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, 3-4 January 2016. Participants will benefit from ongoing support and discussion following the workshop through a web-based community.

To apply to become an Astronomy Ambassador, please complete this online form, as well as the Commitment & Endorsement Form (PDF). Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required; others are optional. All application materials are due by Monday, 19 October 2015.

NOTE: You must be a member of the AAS and must register for the 227th AAS meeting to participate in this workshop. If you are not yet a member of the AAS, you may join during the meeting-registration process. If you are a member, please sign in via the "Sign In" link at upper right. This will pre-populate many of the form fields from your member profile.

If you are not yet a member of the AAS, you must join the Society before your application will be considered complete. For more information about AAS membership, see Classes of Membership.
Please describe your current research interests in no more than 50 words.
In order for your application to be considered complete, you and the chair/head of your department/division both must sign the Commitment & Endorsement Form, which you may download via the link under "Resources" near the top of the page.