# Applications now being received for 2022 Knauss fellowship

The 2022  NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship application period is now open. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 19, 2021.

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 branch of government located in the Washington, D.C., area for a one-year paid fellowship. Information on those chosen for the 2021 Knauss fellowship can be found here.

CTSG is now accepting applications from graduate students for the one-year period anticipated to begin on Feb. 1, 2022. Each award will be funded up to a total of $84,000 in federal funding, which includes$61,500 for salary/stipend and funding for allowable expenses and office-related travel.

For more detailed information please look at the Knauss Fellowship website: https://seagrant.noaa.gov/Knauss-Fellowship-Program. Interested students should discuss this fellowship with the Connecticut Sea Grant Director, Dr. Sylvain De Guise (sylvain.deguise@uconn.edu).  A quick guide to the fellowship program can be found here. A copy of the RFP can be obtained here.

For more information, contact the National Sea Grant Office, at: OAR.SG.Fellows@noaa.gov. Complete applications must be submitted to the CTSG office no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2021. Those intending to apply should contact the CTSG Director (sylvain.deguise@uconn.edu) as early as possible in the application process.

Please contact Dr. Syma Ebbin at the CTSG office, (syma.ebbin@uconn.edu) for additional information.