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Coastal Management & Digital Coast Fellowship Program

NOAA is recruiting candidates for the 2022 Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship Program. This program’s mission is to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management agencies and other key NOAA partners. Applications for 2022-2024 program candidates are due January 21, 2022. more info about Coastal Management & Digital Coast Fellowship Program

NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics places Ph.D. students in research-based fellowships that provide support for up to three years. The program is designed to fulfill workforce development needs identified by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and since 1990, has provided opportunities for 144 Ph.D. students. Student applications are due to Sea Grant programs on January 27, 2022. more info about NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship

Artificial Reef Research Assistantship Program (ARRAP)

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announces its support of a graduate assistantship opportunity called the Artificial Reef Research Assistantship Program (ARRAP). This program provides graduate assistant stipends for up to three years to Master of Science/Arts students enrolled full-time at Louisiana colleges/universities and involved in research relevant to the Louisiana Artificial Reef Program. Applications from faculty must be submitted via LSG’s online eSeaGrant system by February 1, 2022. —  more info about the Artificial Reef Research Assistantship Program

Knauss Graduate Policy Fellowships

The application period for the 2023 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is open. The fellowship provides a one-year, paid experience for highly qualified early career professionals to work on issues related to coastal, marine and Great Lakes science and policy in offices within the executive or legislative branch of government in Washington, D.C. Graduate students interested in marine, coastal, and Great Lakes science and policy should explore the information about the fellowship as soon as possible and talk to their local Sea Grant program (or the National Sea Grant Office) at least one month prior to the February 18, 2022 deadline. The deadline for 2023 Fellowship application is February 18, 2022. more info about Knauss Graduate Policy Fellowships

Southern Shrimp Alliance Scholarship Application

The Southern Shrimp Alliance Scholarship program is intended to reduce education costs for students with ties to the commercial fishing industry. Under this program, $2,000 will be allocated for funding scholarships in each of the eight states in which the southeastern shrimp industry operates (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina). Individual Scholarships will be capped at $1,000, with two scholarships awarded per state. Funding is not tied to a specific area of study and is available for any post-secondary institution. Applications are due to SSA no later than March 1, 2022.more info about the Southern Shrimp Alliance Scholarship

LSU Discover Day

The 9th Annual LSU Discover Day Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022 at Louisiana State University’s Student Union.  Undergraduate students from any major and from any college or university are invited to submit an application.  Students can apply to present art, posters, oral presentations, performances, poetry readings, and more.  Applications are due by Sunday, March 6, 2022. — more info about LSU Discover Day

Sea Grant Graduate Fellowships

Sea Grant has many reputable fellowships specifically for graduate students that focus on professional development in budding careers for a variety of marine topics. — more info on all Sea Grant fellowships

Scientific Diver Training

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2020 scientific diver training course. LUMCON is at present the only American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) designated training facility in the State of Louisiana. Scientific diver certification is required by most academic and government agencies who utilize diving as a research tool for marine science including biology, chemistry, biomedical, engineering and geosciences, and for all diving work conducted in association with LUMCON. — more  info on LUMCON Scientific Diver Training