2017-2019 Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship – apply now



Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) is pleased to announce the availability of graduate research fellowships for the 2017-2019 academic years. The fellowship is open to full-time graduate students at any Virginia academic institution who are engaged in coastal and marine research relevant to Virginia and the VASG strategic plan. In addition to supporting the student’s academic expenses, the fellowship will provide additional professional development opportunities throughout its duration, focusing on science communication, science-to-management process, adoption of innovation, outreach, and other Sea Grant activities and mission priorities.

VASG is accepting proposals until November 28, 2016.

NOTE: There is a special Information Session (with lunch provided) on November 4, 2016 hosted by Dr. Sam Lake, who is administering the application process.  If you are interested in applying, please plan to attend the information session.

Or print the PDF (13 pages) that contains all the information about the fellowship, including eligibility, award amount, proposal guidelines and timelines, contact persons, and how to submit your application.

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 https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/spring-2020/ and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: https://www2.gmu.edu/coronavirus