Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA).  This award recognizes current graduate students in the biological sciences and/or science education who have demonstrated initiative and leadership in science and science policy.

Award recipients receive first-hand experience at the interface of science and public policy, including an expense-paid trip to Washington, DC to meet with their members of Congress.

Applications are due by 5 pm EST on 5 February 2010.

To learn more about the application process and the Award, please visit