Fellowships

Fellowships

Coastal Management Fellowship

Note: Applications from 2017-2019 Program candidates were due January 20, 2017.

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

Note: Class of 2018 applications were due February 21, 2017.

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 five candidates to compete for approximately 50 available positions. Please submit all application materials to Katie Lea at klea@lsu.edu.

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LA DIA Fellows Program

Note: Fellowship applications are 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 Fellowship

Note: Student applications were due to Sea Grant Programs by 5:00 pm, Eastern Time January 27, 2017.

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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