Fellowships

Fellowships

Coastal Management Fellowship — OPEN

Note: Applications from 2018-2020 Program candidates are due January 19, 2018.

The Coastal Management Fellowship provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Services Center. Any student who will complete a master’s, doctoral, or professional degree program in natural resource management or environmental-related studies at an accredited U.S. university is eligible. Students from a broad range of environmental programs are encouraged to apply. Students from non-U.S. institutions are not eligible.

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Knauss Graduate Policy Fellowships — OPEN

Note: Class of 2019 applications are due February 23, 2018.

The Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is designed for students interested in marine and coastal issues and enrolled in a master’s, doctoral or professional graduate degree program. It provides an opportunity for a unique one-year experience in the legislative or executive branch of the federal government in Washington, D.C. During that year, the recipients work on substantive national policy issues related to aquatic resources. Louisiana Sea Grant may nominate up to six candidates to compete for approximately 50 available positions.

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LaDIA Fellows Program

Note: Fellowship applications were due by April 14, 2017.

Louisiana Sea Grant is creating stronger connections between researchers and community members in coastal Louisiana through LaDIA (Discovery-Integration-Application) fellowshipsThe call for applications for new fellows will open in early 2017.

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NOAA Fisheries Sea Grant FellowshipOPEN

Note: Student applications are due to Louisiana Sea Grant by 5:00 pm, CST, January 26, 2018.

In 1999, NOAA National Sea Grant Office and NOAA Fisheries established a Graduate Fellowship Program in two specialized areas: population and ecosystem dynamics as well as, marine resource economics. Population and ecosystem dynamics involve the study of fish populations and marine ecosystems to better assess fishery stock conditions and dynamics. The NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is designed to help Sea Grant fulfill its broad educational responsibilities and to strengthen the collaboration between Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).

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