Virginia Sea Grant Fellowship GMU Information Session – RSVP by October 4, 2017

The VA Sea Grant Fellowship Informational Session at GMU will be held on:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm
in David King Hall, Room 3006
Attendees are required to RSVP

Lunch will be provided; please RSVP through this form and indicate any dietary restrictions by Wednesday, October 4 at 5:00 pm so that we can plan for food. If you have questions about the session or fellowship opportunities, please contact Sam Lake, VASG Fellowship & Research Program Coordinator, directly ( Click on the links below for more information on the fellowships.

Virginia Sea Grant will host an information session for interested students highlighting VASG graduate research and post-graduate fellowship opportunities. The session will cover the application process, tips, and answer commonly asked questions on the:

VASG Graduate Research Fellowship
Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship
Clark Nexsen Coastal Resilience Research Design Fellowship
Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
NMFS-Sea Grant Population & Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship
NMFS-Sea Grant Marine Resource Economics Fellowship
NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship


Post-Graduate Fellowship Opportunities

Commonwealth Coastal and Marine Policy Fellowship
Deadline: December 8, 2017

Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
(Please note earlier deadline)
Deadline: November 28, 2017

Research Fellowship Announcements

Clark Nexsen Coastal Resilience Research Fellowship
Deadline: To be determined

Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship
Deadline: November 16, 2017


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: