Applications sought for 2019 National Sea Grant marine policy fellowship

The NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship application period is now open.

The Knauss Fellowship, established in 1979, provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean and coastal resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.

The program matches highly qualified graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D.C., area, for a one-year paid fellowship.

Connecticut Sea Grant is now accepting applications from graduate students for the one-year period anticipated to begin on Feb. 1, 2019. The CTSG program provides $47,500 to each fellow for salary/stipend. An additional $14,000 is available for other allowable expenses, which include: fringe benefits, travel expenses for placement week, health insurance, moving expenses and academic- and fellowship-related travel costs.  For more information please visit the Knauss Fellowship website. Interested students should discuss this fellowship with the CTSG Director Sylvain De Guise. A copy of the RFP can be obtained here.

Additional information can also be obtained by contacting the National Sea Grant Office at: OARS.SG.Fellows@noaa.gov. Complete applications must be submitted to the CTSG office no later than 5 p.m. (EST) on Feb. 23, 2018. Those intending to apply should call the director as early as possible in the application process.

Please contact Dr. Syma Ebbin at the CTSG office, (860) 405-9278, for additional information.