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 national policy decisions affecting these resources. Fellows are placed in various executive and legislative branch offices throughout Washington, D.C. The fellowship period is one year beginning February 1, 2018.noaa

Any student, regardless of citizenship, who, on February 10, 2017, is enrolled towards a degree in a graduate or professional program in a relevant field at a Virginia institution is eligible to apply through VASG. A full list of application materials and additional information on eligibility can be found in the Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO). Applicants must submit all materials to VASG via eSeaGrant by 5:00pm EST on, February 10, 2017.

Please visit VASG’s website for more information on applying http://vaseagrant.vims.edu/category/knauss-fellowship/.

More information on the 2018 Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship can be found in at http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/knauss/.

Note: the above URLs expired about a month after the deadline. Please redirect to https://vaseagrant.org/fellowship-research-funding/fellowships/post-graduate-professional-fellowships/sea-grant-knauss-marine-policy-fellowship/ to read about the current year’s Knauss fellowship.

Students who are interested in applying are strongly encouraged to contact Sam Lake, VASG Fellowship and Research Program Coordinator (sjlake@vims.edu, 804-684-7436) to discuss application content and submission.

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