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Fellowship Opportunity

Posted on Sept. 23, 2019

2021 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is now open

The notice of federal funding opportunity for the 2021 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is now open. The fellowship provides a one-year, paid experience for highly-qualified early career professionals to work on issues related to coastal, marine and Great Lakes science and policy in offices within the executive or legislative branch of government in Washington, D.C. 
Graduate students interested in marine science policy should explore the information about the fellowship as soon as possible and talk to their local Sea Grant program (or the National Sea Grant Office) at least one month prior to the February 21, 2020 deadline. 
To be eligible for the 2021 fellowship (which lasts February 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022), 

  • A student must be enrolled towards a degree in a graduate program as of the application deadline of February 21, 2020; 
  • The student’s graduate degree program must be through an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or U.S. Territories; 
  • Students are eligible regardless of nationality; domestic and international students at accredited U.S. institutions may apply; and
  • Applicants must have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.

Please share this opportunity with colleagues, friends and potential applicants!
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