Archive for October, 2016

2018 Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Now Open For Applications

Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) is excited to announce the release of the 2018 Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship provides a unique educational experience in the policies and processes of the federal government to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the […]

In Mason News: Dr. Kim de Mutsert uses $900K grant to increase fish populations

Kim de Mutsert, assistant professor in George Mason University’s Department of Department of Environmental Science and Policy, is working to create a support tool to help managers of coastal resources such as fisheries understand and reduce the impacts of hypoxia, or low oxygen levels in water. She and her team were recently awarded a nearly […]

EcoScience+Art Event: Blued Trees Symphony – November 3, 2016

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In Mason News: Well-rounded ESP undergraduate Sharon Dorsey

Meet Sharon Dorsey: a Baltimore magnet school graduate who helped manage the school’s greenhouses and gardens; a scholarship track athlete at George Mason University who competes in the 400-meter dash and 4×400 relay; an environmental science major with a concentration in ecology; a member of Mason’s Honors College; a Dean’s List student in her first four semesters at the […]

VASG Graduate Fellowship Information Session – November 4, 2016

  VIRGINIA SEA GRANT GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP INFORMATION SESSION DATE: Friday, November 4 TIME:  12:30 – 1:30 PM LOCATION: David King Hall – Room 3006 Sam Lake, Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) Fellowship and Research Program Coordinator, will host an information session for graduate students interested in the VASG Graduate Research Fellowship, Commonwealth Coastal and Marine Policy […]

2017 Dissertation Completion Grant – deadline October 21, 2016

You may download and print the PDF flyer of the image below. Application deadline: October 21, 2016.

Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Grant is now open for applications

Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Grant Luray, Virginia Deadline: October 31, 2016 To facilitate and encourage scientific research in Shenandoah National Park, applications are being accepted for the Shenandoah National Park Trust research fellowship program. Funded by the Shenandoah National Park Trust, the grant supports field research in the physical, biological, ecological, social, and cultural […]

VASG Funding: 2017 Inaugural Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship

Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) is now soliciting applications for the inaugural 2017 Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship. Modeled after the highly successful national Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, this 12-month paid fellowship is intended to provide educational and professional development opportunities for post-graduates interested in Virginia’s coastal and marine resources. Fellows will receive […]

NSF Afternoon: A Funding Workshop

NSF Afternoon:  A Glimpse at NSF and How to Successfully Compete for Research Dollars  Modeled on “NSF Days,” this “NSF Afternoon” will provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science, engineering and education research. This half day workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. […]