AAAS CASE Workshop

About: The Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) program provides an opportunity for students to travel to Washington, DC and learn about advocacy for science and engineering. Participants will spend three and half days learning about the structure and organization of Congress, the federal budget and appropriations process, and tools for effective science communication and civic engagement and may have the opportunity to meet with Members of Congress or their staff. Two full-time advanced IU undergraduate students will be selected to participate in the workshop. Registration fees and travel expenses will be provided by the office of Engaged Learning. For additional information visit:

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate (upper-class)  in one of the following fields: biological, physical, or earth sciences; computational sciences and mathematics; engineering disciplines; medical and health sciences; and social and behavioral sciences. Students from other countries (not the United States) are eligible.

Application Instructions:

  1. One page (maximum) single-spaced statement that describes your research activities and objectives and the potential of those activities to contribute to society. 
  2. A two page maximum CV or résumé.
  3. Name, title, email and phone number of your research supervisor who could serve as a reference.

Submit items 1 & 2 by attaching them to an email to In the text of the email, provide the name and contact information for your reference.

Direct questions to Paul Fogleman, director of the office of National Scholarships and Awards:; 812-855-3948