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 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 to work on coastal projects proposed by state officials and selected by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Deadline to apply is January 20, 2017. For general information on the Coastal Management Fellowship go to:  http://coast.noaa.gov/fellowship/

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

This fellowship allows students interested in marine, ocean, and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources to spend a year in Washington, D.C. working with agency personnel or in the office of a U.S. senator or representative. Deadline to apply has been extended is February 21, 2017.

For general information on the Knauss Fellowship go to:

For Knauss Fellowship application information go to:

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 27, 2017.

For general information on the NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowships go to:

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.