Graduate Student Opportunities
Through its membership in the National Sea Grant College Program and its affiliation with NOAA, NHSG provides graduate students attending colleges and universities with a number of fellowship opportunities. These include:
Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Who's eligible? Any student who is in a graduate or professional degree program in a marine or aquatic-related field at a U.S. accredited institution of higher education.
Deadline: TBA [Knauss Fellowship applications must be submitted to the Sea Grant Director’s Office (102 Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory, UNH ) by 4:00PM.]
Knauss Fellows spend one year (2/1-1/31) working in the Washington, DC, area in various capacities with the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government.
Sponsor: National Sea Grant College Program
National Marine Fisheries Service/Sea Grant Fellowship Program in Population Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics
Who's eligible? Any student who is a U.S. citizen and is enrolled in a relevant Ph.D. program in any university in the U.S. and its territories.
Deadline: January 24, 2014 [Fellowship applications must be submitted to the Sea Grant Director’s Office (102 Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory, UNH ) by 4:00PM.]
Four fellows, two in population dynamics and two in marine resource economics, will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance and have summer internships under the guidance of a National Marine Fisheries Service mentor at participating NMFS science centers and laboratories.
Sponsor: Department of Commerce
NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship
Who's eligible? Any student who will have completed a master's, doctoral or professional degree in coastal, aquatic or environmental management related studies at any accredited university in the U.S.
Deadline: TBA [Fellowship applications must be submitted to the Sea Grant Director’s Office (102 Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory, UNH ) by 4:00PM.]
Coastal Management Fellows spend two years (starting in August) working on substantive state-level coastal resource management issues that pertain to federal management policies and regulations.
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center
For additional opportunites across the Sea Grant network, see the job openings and fellowship opportunities on the National Sea Grant website.