VASG Graduate Fellowship Information Session – November 4, 2016



DATE: Friday, November 4

TIME:  12:30 – 1:30 PM

LOCATION: David King Hall – Room 3006

gmu-vasg-fellowship-announcement-flyerSam 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 Fellowship, and other Sea Grant fellowship programs—Knauss Marine Policy, NMFS-Sea Grant Population Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics, and NOAA Coastal Management.  Sam will give a brief overview of VASG and the various fellowships and application processes.  He will also speak generally about the proposal process and grantsmanship from the perspective of a funding agency, which may be helpful professional development regardless of your interest in VASG programs.

Lunch will be provided; please RSVP and notify Sharon Bloomquist ( of any dietary restrictions (vegan, vegetarian, allergies, etc) by Monday, October 21st so that we can plan for food.

If you have questions about the session or the fellowships, please contact Sam directly (

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: