NOAA John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship now taking applications

Deadline(s): 2/12/2016

The Fellowship is offered to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program matches graduate students with hosts in the legislative branch, the executive branch, or appropriate associations/institutions located in the Washington, D.C. area. Relocation to Washington DC during the fellowship period is required. The Fellowship is for one year.

Please visit the Jobs page for full details on the Knauss fellowship and how to apply.  There is a lot to read and digest.

There are also other fellowship opportunities listed here.  All listings have deadlines in the coming weeks, so please be timely.


Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: