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Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship - 2019

Posted on December 1, 2018

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The Fellowship, named after one of Sea Grant's founders and former NOAA Administrator, John A. Knauss, matches highly qualified graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship. Over 1,200 fellows have completed this program since 1979. 

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted to the state Sea Grant program by February ##, 2019. 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, ## 2019. The competitive selection process and subsequent notification to the eligible Sea Grant Programs or Projects will be completed by June 2019.