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Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
The MIT Sea Grant College Program administers nominations each winter for the National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Established in 1979, the Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to students interested in ocean and coastal resources and in the national policy decisions affecting them. The Knauss program matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branch of government in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one-year, paid fellowship. The program is named in honor of one of Sea Grant's founders, former NOAA Administrator, John A. Knauss.
Any student, regardless of citizenship, who is in a graduate or professional program in a marine or aquatic-related field at a Massachusetts accredited institution of higher education may apply for the Knauss through the MIT Sea Grant program. However, non-US citizens applying through MIT SG should check with MIT SG Assistant Director Tim Downes (firstname.lastname@example.org / 617-253-7138) regarding restrictions on eligibility.
Length of Assignment
The length of assignment is one-year (non-renewable). The inclusive dates of the official fellowship are February 1- January 31; however, these dates can be slightly adjusted to accommodate academic semester needs.
How To Apply
Please apply for the Knauss through your state Sea Grant office – in Massachusetts, contact either MIT Sea Grant or Woods Hole Sea Grant. MIT applicants will be given access to our online system by our administrator; specifics of the required documents for a complete application are listed and described on the National Sea Grant Knauss application website.
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