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 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. Student applications are due to the local Sea Grant Program by Jan. 22, 2016.

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The NOAA/Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy 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. Class of 2016 applications are being accepted for this fellowship. Student applications are due to the local Sea Grant Program by Feb. 12, 2016.

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Applications for the NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Marine Resource Economics and Population and Ecosystem Dynamics are due to the local Sea Grant Program by Jan. 29, 2016.

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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 abovementioned fellowships through New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium. Please contact Dr. Peter Rowe, 732-872-1300, ext. 31 or Claire Antonucci, 732-872-1300, ext. 22 for further information regarding this process.