Fellowships

The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium manages and offers several fellowships each year in conjunction with the National Sea Grant College Program and other federal partners, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Marine Fisheries Service.

The NOAA/Sea Grant Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship 

This fellowship provides two years of on-the-job education and training in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal resource agencies and nonprofit organizations to work on coastal projects proposed by state officials and selected by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Deadline to apply is January 19, 2018. Also view the updated ‘digital coast’ announcement here.

For general information on the Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship go to: http://coast.noaa.gov/fellowship/.

The NOAA/Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

This opportunity matches graduate students interested in ocean resources and the national policy decisions affecting them with “hosts” in the Washington, D.C. area for a one-year paid fellowship. Any student, regardless of citizenship, is eligible if enrolled towards a degree in an accredited graduate program.  Interested applicants must apply through their local Sea Grant Program.  New Jersey applicants are strongly encouraged to reach out to Dr. Peter Rowe or Ms. Claire Antonucci a minimum of one month prior to the state application deadline to provide notification of their intent to apply and request application support. Applicants should also allow sufficient time to schedule an interview at the program’s request. The state application deadline for New Jersey students to submit their final application package to NJSGC is February 23, 2018, 5pm local time.

For more information on the Knauss Fellowship go to: http://seagrant.noaa.gov/Knauss.

The NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics

This fellowship is designed to strengthen the collaboration between Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The 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. Fisheries Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to NMFS at participating NMFS Science Centers or Laboratories under the guidance of NMFS mentors. Deadline to apply is January 26, 2018.

For general information on the NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowships go to: http://seagrant.noaa.gov/NMFS-SG-Fellowship.

Please note: If you are enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education in New Jersey or are a New Jersey resident you must apply for the above mentioned fellowships through New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium. Please contact Dr. Peter Rowe732-872-1300, ext. 31 or Claire Antonucci732-872-1300, ext. 22 for further information regarding this process.