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Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship - Washington Sea Grant

Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Job #12096
Posted: December 6, 2017
Description:

The program, which is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program, enables fellows to work for one year on congressional staff or in a federal agency, where they study, implement, and even create marine policy. 12 congressional positions and 40 or more agency positions are available each year.

Additional Details:

Skills/Eligibility:

An eligible applicant is any student, regardless of citizenship, who, on February 21, 2018, is enrolled towards a degree in a graduate program that has an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The graduate degree must be awarded through an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or U.S. Territories.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted to the state Sea Grant program by February 23, 2018. Applicants are strongly encouraged to reach out to the Sea Grant Program in their state one to two months prior to the state application deadline to receive application support and provide notification of an intent to apply. The applicant should allow sufficient time to schedule an interview with the eligible Sea Grant program at the program’s request.

Each Sea Grant program may select and forward to the national competition no more than six (6) applicants selected according to criteria listed in the federal funding opportunity.

Applications to the national competition must come from Sea Grant programs, not individual applicants and must be must be received and validated by Grants.gov by the deadline of 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on April 06, 2018. The competitive selection process and subsequent notification to the eligible Sea Grant Programs or Projects will be completed by June 2018.

Before applying, please contact sgfellow@uw.edu.

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