Three candidates sponsored by the Woods Hole Sea Grant program are among the finalists for the 2019 class of the of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The announcement was made on July 11 by NOAA and the National Sea Grant College Program.
Approximately seventy individuals are selected nationally for the prestigious Fellowship to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working in Congress or the Executive Branch on critical marine policy and resource management issues.
“We’re pleased to have three talented candidates among the finalists for this year’s Knauss Fellowship,” said Matt Charette, director of the Woods Hole Sea Grant program and a senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). “It’s a tremendous opportunity for these exceptional scholars to gain first-hand experience applying science to policy and decision making.”