October 31, 2016

Now accepting applications for the 2018 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Applications Due by February 21st, 2017 to MIT Sea Grant.

The 2018 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship competition is now open. The Federal Funding Opportunity announcement is attached and instructions on the National Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Page. Prospective students must submit the application to the Sea Grant Director in his/her state by is Friday, February 21, 2017.

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. Successful applicants will spend one year (February 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019) in a legislative or executive host office in the Washington, DC area. An eligible applicant is any student, regardless of citizenship, who, on February 21, 2017, is enrolled towards a degree in a graduate or professional program (in an accredited U.S. institution) that is relevant to ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in national policy relating to these.

Important Information
· Students should submit applications to a Sea Grant Program and not submit information directly into Grants.Gov
· Student applications are due to Sea Grant Programs by February 21, 2017.
· Fellows receive an award amount of $61,500.
· Additional Fellowship and application information can be found on the Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship website.

Massachusetts students may apply through either the MIT or Woods Hole Sea Grant Programs. For submission through MIT Sea Grant, please direct inquiries to Kathy de Zengotita, kdez@mit.edu, 617-253-7042.

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