Sea Grant Opportunites

Sea Grant Opportunities – To learn more about these opportunities, see

++ 2021 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship — Submission Due: December 4, 2019 — For graduate students interested in national policy decisions affecting coastal and marine resources.  Sponsored by NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program.

++ Graduate Research Fellowships — Deadline: December 13, 2019 – Provides hands-on experience, translating research and results to various audiences of coastal and marine stakeholders. Fellows also gain access to comprehensive professional development training opportunities offered by VASG.

++ Summer Coastal Resilience Internships – Paid summer internship opportunities focused on coastal resiliency. Open to full-time students.  Trains participants to become leaders in innovative, pre-disaster resiliency design strategies. Offered by Virginia Sea Grant, in partnership with AECOM, Arcadis, and Michael Baker International.

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: