NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship

The National Marine Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship is for PhD students interested in careers related to (1) marine ecosystem and population dynamics, with a focus on modeling and managing systems of living marine resources, or (2) economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources.

  • Population and ecosystem dynamics involve the study of fish populations and marine ecosystems to better assess fishery stock conditions and dynamics. Emphasis is on the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing marine ecosystems, for assessing the status of fish, invertebrate, and other targeted species stocks, and for assessing the status of marine mammals, seabirds, and other protected species

Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship Details

  • Marine resource economics concentrates on the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources.

Marine Resource Economics Fellowship Details


Eligibility

The Fisheries Fellowship is available to US citizens who are graduate students enrolled in PhD degree programs in academic institutions in the United States and its territories. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. Foreign Nationals are not eligible.

Length of Fellowship

Ph.D. candidates interested in the population and ecosystem dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status can receive up to three years of funding. Ph.D. students in marine resource economics, concentrating on the conservation and management of living marine resources, can receive two years of funding.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted to Georgia Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m. on Jan. 26, 2018. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Mona Behl, associate director of Georgia Sea Grant, at 706-542-6621 or mbehl@uga.edu to discuss application content and submission.

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