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New year brings rich fellowship opportunities

Fellowship season is upon us, and, as usual, there are great opportunities for graduate students interested in coastal and aquatic resources. But don't delay. Deadlines are just around the corner. 

For additional information on any of the opportunities below, contact Angie Archer

The Coastal Management Fellowship gives post-graduate students an opportunity to work with state coastal zone programs on state-specific projects. The two-year fellowship provides on-the-job training for students interested in coastal resource management and policy issues.

Interested candidates must apply to IISG by January 23, 2015. Complete details are available at the link above. 

These fellowships are open to PhD candidates interested in marine resource economics or population and ecosystem dynamics. Funding is available for 2-3 years depending on the chosen concentration. 

The application deadline is January 29, 2015. Visit the National Sea Grant Office website at the link above for more information on application requirements. 

The Knauss Fellowship offers outstanding graduate students a unique opportunity to work on natural resource policy issues in our nation's capital. Successful applicants will spend the year—February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017—in a legislative or executive host office. Past fellows have worked on issues ranging from oil spills to waterway infrastructure to ecosystem-based management strategies.

Applications must be sent to IISG by February 13, 2015. Follow the link above for additional information on eligibility and application requirements. 

Students currently enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program in public policy, public health, natural resources, aquatic sciences, or related fields are encouraged to apply for this fellowship. The chosen applicant will work with a variety of stakeholders to help Great Lakes states reach environmental quality and sustainable development goals. 

Applications are due February 27, 2015. Additional information is available at the link above.

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