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AAS Astronomy Ambassadors Program — 2019 Application

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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 233rd AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, 5-6 January 2019. 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, 5 November 2018. Note that applications will be processed on a rolling basis, i.e., first come, first served, so you should submit your application as soon as possible.

NOTE: You must be a Member or Affiliate of the AAS and must register for the 233rd AAS meeting to participate in this workshop. If you do not yet belong to the AAS, you may join during the meeting-registration process. If you are a Member or Affiliate, please sign in via the "Sign In" link at upper right. This will pre-populate many of the form fields from your AAS 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.