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Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships

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Applications due: February 13, 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, regardless of citizenship, who, as of the application deadline, is enrolled towards a degree in a graduate or professional program (in an accredited U.S. institution), that has an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions that affect those resources.

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

Fax: 541-737-7958



Learn more:

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:

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