Applications due: Next deadline: Winter 2015.
Purpose of the Fellowship: The Knauss Fellowship Program provides a unique educational experience to students enrolled in graduate programs in fields related to marine or Great Lakes studies. The program matches highly qualified graduate students with hosts in the legislative branch, the executive branch, or appropriate associations and institutions located in the Washington, D.C. area. Recipients spend one year working on substantive national policy issues related to marine issues; a stipend is provided.
Eligibility: The Fellowship is open to any student who, as of the application deadline, is in a graduate or professional program in a marine or aquatic-related field at an institution of higher education in the United States.
Additional details and application requirements are available from the National Sea Grant Website.
Where to apply: Oregon applicants should submit applications by the fellowship deadline to:
Dr. Sarah Kolesar
Oregon Sea Grant
Oregon State University
1600 SW Western Boulevard, Suite 350
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Marine science and policy professionals talk about how their Knauss Fellowship years changed their lives and shaped their careers, in this video from Alaska Sea Grant: