Fellowship Opportunities through Minnesota Sea Grant

Multiple fellowship opportunities for graduate students

November 8, 2016

Knauss Fellowship – Marine and Great Lakes Policy

Funds a year of salary for a finishing or current graduate student to spend a year working in Washington DC in a relevant federal office or Congressional office learning about the science-policy interface. Applications due in state Sea Grant offices by February 10, 2017, but immediate contact with state Sea Grant program is recommended.

See 2018 Knauss Fellowship Federal Funding Opportunity.

National Marine Fisheries Service-Sea Grant Fellows in population dynamics and economics of conservation and management

Three PhD fellowships are available for students interested in careers related to marine ecosystem and population dynamics, with a focus on modeling and managing systems of living marine resources, and another two to students interested in careers related to the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources. Student applications are due to the state programs by January 27, 2017.

See http://seagrant.noaa.gov/FundingFellowships/NMFSSGFellowship/Application.aspx .

Coastal Management Fellowship Program

These are fellowships to work with coastal programs on specific projects of interest to those programs. Applications are due to the Minnesota Sea Grant office by January 20, 2017.

See National Ocean Service.

Interested graduate students should contact Dr. Downing at downing@umn.edu for further information.