November 22, 2017

Now accepting applications for 2019 Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Applications Due by February 23rd 2018 to MIT Sea Grant.

The 2019 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 23, 2018.

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, 2019 - January 31, 2020) in a legislative or executive host office in the Washington, DC area. An eligible applicant is any student, regardless of citizenship, who, on February 23, 2018, 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 23, 2018.
· Fellows receive an award amount of $61,500.
· Additional Fellowship and application information can be found on the Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship website.

Take a look at where the Sea Grant Knauss Alumni are now.

Massachusetts students may apply through either the MIT or Woods Hole Sea Grant Programs. For submission through MIT Sea Grant, please direct inquiries to


2018 Sea Grant Knauss Fellows in D.C.