International Joint Commission – Sea Grant Fellowship


The International Joint Commission (IJC) – Michigan Sea Grant fellow will assist the International Joint Commission in its efforts to uphold the statements set forth by the 1909 Boundary Waters Treaty, focusing on international policy and management issues at the Great Lakes Regional Office in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Through objective advisement to the Canadian and U.S. governments, the International Joint Commission handles transboundary conflicts for the benefit of present and future generations. Eligible students should be seeking a masters, doctoral, or professional degree in natural resources, public health, or other related fields. U.S. citizenship is not required.

Eligible Applicants

Any student who is in a graduate or professional program in a marine or aquatic-related field at a U.S. accredited institution of higher education may apply. For the 2017 fellowship, applicants must have completed or are completing a master’s, doctoral, or professional degree between January 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017 to be eligible.

The International Joint Commission-Sea Grant Fellowship will begin June 1, 2017 and will end May 31, 2018.

More Information

How to Apply

Application Deadline

February 27, 2017. Submit applications via the online form. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Sponsored By

The International Joint Commission and Michigan Sea Grant.


Michigan Sea Grant
(734) 763-1437

International Joint Commission 
Dr. Jennifer Boehme
Environmental Scientist