John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Description

The John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program matches graduate students with host agencies in Washington, D.C., such as congressional offices, the National Marine Fisheries Service or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For one year, fellows work on a range of policy and management projects related to ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources.

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.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
February 14, 2014. Submit applications via the online form. Official transcripts are required but can be submitted electronically by schools directly to Ali Stevens.

Sponsored by 
National Sea Grant College Program and NOAA. The program is named in honor of one of Sea Grant’s founders, former NOAA Administrator, John A. Knauss.

Contacts

Michigan Sea Grant
Lynn Vaccaro
(734) 763-1530
lvaccaro@umich.edu

National Sea Grant
Chelsea Lowes
Program Analyst
(301) 734-1085
Chelsea.Lowes@noaa.gov