This programme is now open for applications. The next deadline for application is 27 March 2020.

Each year, the Academy selects exceptional policymakers to become Policy Fellows. The programme builds stronger connections between policymakers and the technical community in support of better evidence-based policymaking.


What we offer

  • A series of tailored one-to-one meetings, workshops and seminars with the nation's leading engineers
  • Opportunity to make rapid progress through a complex policy problem or technical challenge
  • Alumni networking, mentoring and knowledge-sharing opportunities
  • Access to the Academy's networks of policy experts, academics and industry leaders
  • Opportunity to engage with and influence the policy work of the Academy


Who should apply?

Successful Policy Fellows are senior civil servants and policy professionals with responsibility for policy design in any sector. Your background could be economics, politics, sociology, planning, science or engineering. 

The Academy is committed to diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from across the policy community.


Further information and contact

For more information, please see our Programme Brochure:

Policy Fellowships: programme brochure (3.16 MB)  

Policy Fellowships: key dates and fees (44.34 KB)


For any enquiries, email