John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Apply for 2014 Federal Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships
The California Sea Grant College Program is now accepting applications for
2014 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships, a federal program sponsored by NOAA's
National Sea Grant College Program.
Applicants should apply through the Sea Grant program in their state (or
closest to them). See www.seagrant.noaa.gov/colleges
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California applicants may apply through either the California Sea Grant
Program in La Jolla (deadline 5 p.m. PST, Fri., Feb. 15, 2013), or through
the University of Southern California Sea Grant Program in Los Angeles.
The Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program provides a unique educational
experience to students who have an interest in marine/ocean/Great Lakes
resources and the national policy decisions affecting those resources. It
matches highly qualified graduate students with hosts in the legislative
branch, executive branch, or appropriate associations/institutions located
in the Washington, D.C. area for a one-year paid fellowship ($45,000 for
stipend and living expenses). An additional $9,000 will be used to cover
mandatory health insurance for fellows, moving expenses, academic
degree-related and fellowship-related travel; and an additional $2,500 is
available for placement week costs.
The full request for application and application guidelines are available on
California Sea Grant's Knauss website at
For more detailed information about host offerings, selection process, and
the placement process in Washington D.C., please visit the National Sea
Grant Knauss website at www.seagrant.noaa.gov/knauss
February 15, 2013 - Application materials from each student are due to
California Sea Grant by 5:00 pm PST (each program sets its own date around
this general time).
March 2013 - Interviews by California Sea Grant staff to select up to six
March 29, 2013 - Application materials from Sea Grant programs are due at
the National Sea Grant Office by 2:00 pm PDT (5:00 pm EDT).
June 7, 2013 - Sea Grant Programs notified of selection results.
December XX-XX, 2013 - Placement Week (exact dates TBD), selected applicants
are required to travel to Washington, D.C., for interviews with potential
February 1, 2014 - Start of the fellowship.
For more information, please contact Shauna Oh, Associate Director at
sgnsgopropo...@ucsd.edu or 858-534-4440. For those considering applying
through California Sea Grant, please notify her of your intent to apply.
******* APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, February 15, 2013, 5:00 pm PST *******
Please forward this announcement to anyone you believe may be interested.
California Sea Grant College Program
University of California, San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0232
La Jolla, CA 92093-0232 (858) 534-4440 (858) 534-2231 fax
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