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

CLOSING DATE: February 21, 2021


JOB #: 16601

POSTED: November 24, 2020


Apply for the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The Knauss fellowship provides a one-year, paid experience for highly-qualified early career professionals to work on issues related to coastal, marine, and Great Lakes science and policy in offices within the executive or legislative branch of government in Washington, D.C. 

Washington State-based Graduate students interested in marine science policy should explore the information about the fellowship as soon as possible and talk to the fellowship coordinator at Washington Sea Grant at least one month prior to the February 19, 2021 deadline.

To be eligible for the 2022 fellowship (which lasts February 1, 2022, through January 31, 2023), 

  • A student must be enrolled towards a degree in a graduate program at any point between the onset of the 2020 Fall Term (quarter, trimester, semester, etc.) and February 19, 2021;
  • The student’s graduate degree program must be through an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or U.S. Territories; 
  • Students are eligible regardless of nationality; domestic and international students at accredited U.S. institutions may apply; and
  • Applicants must have an interest in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources

Applications must be submitted to Washington Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2021, via its online submission system, eSeaGrant.

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