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Funding

Fellowships

There are no fellowships open at this time.


NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship - OPEN
Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship -OPEN
NMFS-SG Fellowship Program in Marine Resource Economics -OPEN

NMFS-SG Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics -OPEN


2017 NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship

OPEN Deadline January 20, 2017

https://coast.noaa.gov/fellowship/

Website: http://coast.noaa.gov/fellowship/
Sponsor: United States Department of Commerce (DOC)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Ocean Service (NOS)
Office for Coastal Management
Amount: $68,000USD
This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement. The current salary is $34,000 per year. In the second year of the fellowship, a locality pay factor may be added to the salary, depending on the location of the fellowship.

The Fellowship was established in 1996 to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for individuals and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches individuals with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor.

Twelve finalists will be selected from the endorsements submitted by Sea Grant. Of the finalists selected, six will be placed with a host state. For more information, see the fellowship website. For more information about submitting to Connecticut Sea Grant, contact research coordinator Syma Ebbin.


Eligibility

Any student who will complete a master's or other advanced degree in natural resource management or environmental-related studies at an accredited U.S. university between January 1, 2016, and July 31, 2017 is eligible. Students from a broad range of environmental programs are encouraged to apply. Students from non-U.S. institutions are not eligible.

2018 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

OPEN Deadline Feb. 10, 2017

The NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship application period is now open. The Knauss Fellowship, established in 1979, provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean and coastal resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship. CTSG is now accepting applications from graduate students for the one year period anticipated to begin February 1, 2018. The Connecticut Sea Grant program provides $45,000 to each Fellow for stipend and living expenses (per diem) as well as $9,000 for health insurance and/or moving expenses. For more detailed information please look at the Knauss Fellowship website. Interested students should discuss this fellowship with the Connecticut Sea Grant Director, Dr. Sylvain De Guise. A copy of the RFP can be obtained here.

For more information, contact the National Sea Grant Office, at: OARS.SG.Fellows@noaa.gov. Complete applications must be submitted to the CTSG office no later than 5:00 pm (EST) February 10, 2017. Those intending to apply should call the Director as early as possible in the application process.

Please contact Dr. Syma Ebbinat the CTSG office, (860) 405-9278 for additional information.

Interested students should discuss this fellowship with the Connecticut Sea Grant Director, Sylvain DeGuise

National Marine Fisheries Service - Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship Programs in Marine Resource Economics

OPEN  Deadline to apply to CTSG is 5:00 PM EST January 27, 2017

The Fellowships are available to US citizens who are graduate students enrolled in PhD degree programs in academic institutions in the United States and its territories. Ph.D. 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, can receive two years of funding.

Sea Grant and NMFS, with required institutional matching funds, expect to support two new fellows in Marine Resource Economics in the amount of $46,000 per year, to commence August 1, 2017.  Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to NMFS under the guidance of NMFS mentors at participating NMFS Science Centers or Laboratories. Fellows will have summer internships at participating NMFS Science Centers or Laboratories and may work, as necessary, at the participating NMFS facility during some or all of the academic year at the mutual discretion of mentor, faculty adviser, and Fellow.

Applications are due to the applicant’s local state Sea Grant program by 5:00 PM EST, January 27, 2017. Those intending to apply should contact the Connecticut Sea Grant Research Coordinator, Dr. Syma Ebbin.

Download the RFP for the Fellowship in Marine Resource Economics HERE. (You need the free Adobe Reader to read these.) For more information, contact OAR.SG.Fellows@noaa.gov
or see the NMFS Fellowship program web site:  http://seagrant.noaa.gov/FundingFellowships/NMFSSGFellowship/Application.aspx.

NMFS - Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

OPEN  Deadline is 5:00 pm EST January 27, 2017

The Fellowships are available to US citizens who are graduate students enrolled in PhD degree programs in academic institutions in the United States and its territories. Ph.D. candidates interested in careers related to marine ecosystem and population dynamics, with a focus on modeling and managing systems of living marine resources can receive up to three years of funding.

Sea Grant and NMFS, with required institutional matching funds, expect to support up to two new Fellows in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics in the amount of $46,000 per year, to commence August 1, 2017.  Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to NMFS under the guidance of NMFS mentors at participating NMFS Science Centers or Laboratories. Fellows will have summer internships at participating NMFS Science Centers or Laboratories and may work, as necessary, at the participating NMFS facility during some or all of the academic year at the mutual discretion of mentor, faculty adviser, and Fellow.

Applications are due to the applicant’s local state Sea Grant program by 5:00 PM EST, January 27, 2017. Those intending to apply should contact the Connecticut Sea Grant Research Coordinator, Dr. Syma Ebbin .

Download the RFP for the Fellowship in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics HERE. (You need the free Adobe Reader to read these.) For more information, contact OAR.SG.Fellows@noaa.gov
or see the NMFS Fellowship program web site:  http://seagrant.noaa.gov/FundingFellowships/NMFSSGFellowship/Application.aspx.