Georgia Sea Grant is taking applications from graduate students for the Coastal Management Fellowship, the National Marine Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship and the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The fellowships offer professional development opportunities for students who are interested in working on coastal resource management and conservation, marine ecosystems and population dynamics, or national marine policy issues. The fellowship opportunities are listed below

Coastal Management Fellowship
The 2018-2020 Coastal Management Fellowship provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students. 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) Office for Coastal Management. The fellowship period begins Aug. 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted to Georgia Sea Grant by 5 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2018. A full list of application materials and additional information on eligibility can be found online at http://gacoast.uga.edu/education/college-students/coastal-management-fellowship/

National Marine Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship
The National Marine Fisheries– Sea Grant 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. Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) under the guidance of NMFS mentors at participating NMFS Science Centers or Offices.

Applications must be submitted to Georgia Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m. on Jan. 26, 2018. A full list of application materials and additional information on eligibility can be found online at http://gacoast.uga.edu/education/college-students/noaa-fisheriessea-grant-joint-graduate-fellowship-program/

Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
The Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship places graduate students for a year in various executive and legislative branch offices throughout Washington, D.C. The fellowship provides a unique educational experience in the policies and processes of the federal government to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting these resources. The fellowship period begins Feb. 1, 2019 and ends on Jan. 31, 2020.

Applications must be submitted to Georgia Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 23, 2018. A full list of application materials and additional information on eligibility can be found online at http://gacoast.uga.edu/education/college-students/knauss-fellowship/