2025 NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Knauss program fact sheetSubmission Deadline: 5 p.m. local time (ET) Feb. 15, 2024

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 branch of government located in the Washington, D.C., area for a one-year paid fellowship.

CTSG is now accepting applications from graduate students for the one-year period anticipated to begin on Feb. 1, 2025. Each award will be $71,400 for salary/stipend and personnel expenses as well as additional 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 copy of the RFP can be obtained here.

A student guide to the Knauss Fellowship can be found here.

A Knauss program fact sheet can be found 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 5:00 pm (ET) local time February 15, 2024. 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.