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2024 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship - OPEN

Photo: The 2020 Knauss fellows pose at the end of their Placement Week (Fall 2019).
Photo: The 2020 Knauss fellows pose at the end of their Placement Week (Fall 2019).

Woods Hole Sea Grant is pleased to invite qualified individuals to submit applications for the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.

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.  The fellowship starts on February 1, 2023 and ends on January 31, 2024.
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). Potential applicants from Massachusetts are encouraged to contact Woods Hole Sea Grant Director Matt Charette. 

The deadline to submit the application to the Woods Hole Sea Grant office is February 16, 2023, by 5 p.m. Eastern.

To be eligible for the 2024 fellowship (which lasts February 1, 2024 through January 31, 2025),
  • A student must be enrolled towards a degree in a graduate program at any point between the onset of the 2022 Fall Term (quarter, trimester, semester, etc.) and February 16, 2023;
  • 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.

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship - OPEN

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NOAA is recruiting candidates for the 2023 Coastal Management Fellowship Program.  This program's mission is to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management agencies. The five fellowship positions start in August 2023 and are available with the coastal programs in Connecticut, Maine, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington, and with the Coastal States Organization. Eligibility requirements, descriptions of the projects, and guidance on how to apply can be found on our website and in the attached information.
For the 2023 fellowship, applicants must be U.S. citizens who will complete a master’s or other advanced degree at an accredited U.S. university between August 1, 2021, and July 31, 2023. A broad range of degrees are applicable to the fellowship because the projects are varied among the host organizations. This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement.  
Application packages must be submitted to the Sea Grant office in the state where you received your degree by Friday, January 27, 2023.

NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics - OPEN

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The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program provides up to three years of funding for a Ph.D. student working in partnership with a NMFS mentor on project in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and/or Marine Resource Economics.  The Fellowship is designed to help Sea Grant fulfill its broad educational responsibilities and to strengthen the collaboration between Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Since 1990, Sea Grant and NMFS have partnered to train students through this joint fellowship program in two specialized areas: population and ecosystem dynamics as well as marine resource economics. Population and ecosystem dynamics involve the study of fish populations and marine ecosystems to better assess fishery stock conditions and dynamics.

Interested students from Massachusetts are strongly encouraged to reach out to the WHOI Sea Grant program at least one month prior to the state application deadline to receive application support and provide notification of intent to apply.

Deadline

Application packages must be submitted to the Sea Grant office in the state where you received your degree by Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

Contact

WHOI Sea Grant Director Matt Charette, mcharette@whoi.edu

Note

There will not be a webinar to review the NOFO. We will hold Office Hours for anyone who has questions on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 12:30-1:30 PM ET - You can  join HERE. Please carefully review all materials provided prior to asking questions. If you still need clarification, do not hesitate to reach out!

» View opportunity on Grants.gov

Supporting documents

Woods Hole Sea Grant Science Communication Fellowship - CLOSED

The Woods Hole Sea Grant (WHSG) Science Communication Fellowship provides a year-long professional development experience in science communication based at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Eligibility
A communications-related degree and a passion for marine science
Term
This full-time, hybrid fellowship is funded for one year from date of appointment
Stipend
Fellows will be paid a stipend of $60,000 for the one-year term
Start date
No later than September 12, 2022
Application deadline
July 8, 2022

Resources

» Submit application materials through the WHOI Human Resources website

2022 Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowships - NOW CLOSED

Woods Hole Sea Grant is soliciting applications for the 2022 Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship Program. This program's mission is to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management agencies and other key NOAA partners.
The twelve fellowship positions start in August 2022 and are available with the California Coastal Commission, California Coastal Conservancy, and the coastal programs in Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Oregon, and three hosted by Digital Coast Partners: the Coastal States Organization (in partnership with Association of State Floodplain Managers, the National States Geographic Information Council, and The Nature Conservancy).
Eligibility requirements, descriptions of the projects, and guidance on how to apply can be found at coast.noaa.gov/fellowship and in the resource section below.
For the 2022 fellowship, applicants must be U.S. citizens who will complete a master’s or other advanced degree at an accredited U.S. university between August 1, 2020, and July 31, 2022. A broad range of degrees are applicable to the fellowship because the projects are varied among the host organizations. This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement.  

Application packages must be submitted to the Sea Grant office in the state where you received your degree by Friday, January 21, 2022.
Please reach out to WHSG Director Matt Charette by the end of the year if you are thinking of applying to this fellowship program.

Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship - NOW CLOSED

Deadline for application was 4:30 pm Eastern Time, Friday, October 1, 2021

Woods Hole Sea Grant (WHSG) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sea Grant (MITSG) were pleased to jointly invite qualified individuals to submit applications for the Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship.

The purpose of this fellowship is to support exceptional prospective graduate students who are engaged in coastal and marine research that furthers the goals of the Woods Hole Sea Grant and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sea Grant programs. Two (2) two-year Graduate Student Fellowships will be awarded, with a maximum Sea Grant support of $40,000/year for a total of $80,000 for stipend and tuition costs for each Fellow over the two-year period. Fellowships will require a match of $1 of non-federal funds for every $2 of federal Sea Grant funds requested.
To be eligible for the 2022 fellowship (which lasts September 1, 2022–August 31, 2024), 
  • Applicants must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or joint bachelor’s/master’s program OR are not currently enrolled in any graduate program and plan to attend a graduate program in Fall 2022 in Massachusetts.
  • A student must be enrolled in a thesis-granting masters or doctoral graduate program in Massachusetts no later than Fall 2022
  • The applicant’s undergraduate or previous graduate degree must be from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or U.S. territories.
  • The research undertaken by the students must address issues faced by the United States.

Applicants will be notified in early January of fellowship review decisions.

For further information, visit Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship (whoi.edu)