Sea Grant fellowship opportunities and experiences

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Alaska Sea Grant director Ginny Eckert will provide an overview and take questions about upcoming Alaska Sea Grant fellowship opportunities for graduate students, including the Knauss Fellowship and Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship. Prospective applicants can hear first-hand accounts from recent fellows about their experiences and ask questions. The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a…

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From Germany to Alaska to D.C., a Knauss fellow charts a new path through the pandemic

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The John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship offers a professional opportunity to graduate students with an interest in national policies that affect ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources. Every year, successful applicants from around the country are matched with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government for a one-year paid fellowship…

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2021–2022 Alaska Sea Grant State Fellows announced

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Alaska Sea Grant has selected eight fellows for the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Program in 2021–2022. The twelve-month fellowship offers soon-to-graduate or recently finished graduate students the opportunity to explore marine science and policy-related professional opportunities in Alaska. Hannah-Marie Garcia Hannah-Marie Garcia will join the Alaska Conservation Foundation in Anchorage to improve collaborative efforts…

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Alaska Sea Grant accepting state and national fellowship applications

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Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Alaska Sea Grant is soliciting applications for the 2021 Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Program. The program provides a unique educational opportunity for graduate students who are interested in science or policy that affects Alaska’s marine and coastal resources.  The 12-month paid state fellowship program matches highly motivated and qualified…

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New cohort of State Fellows start Alaska-based jobs

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For the fourth year, Alaska Sea Grant has funded five graduate students to begin marine policy and science communications work with local host organizations this fall. Modeled after the highly successful Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship provides recent graduates with a unique professional opportunity to work firsthand on the science…

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Alaskan receives Digital Coast fellowship

A graduate student from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, has won a prestigious fellowship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.) Richard Buzard, who is working on his doctoral studies in Geoscience, with Assistant Professor of Coastal Geography Chris Maio, has been named a NOAA Digital Coast Fellow.…

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Fellowships announced by Alaska Sea Grant

CONTACT: Paula Dobbyn, 907-274-9698, Five graduate students selected by Alaska Sea Grant will spend a year working with state and federal agencies to support healthy coastal communities and the marine environment. Alaska Sea Grant chose the students to participate in its State Fellowship program. The fellowships strengthen Alaska’s workforce by cultivating future professionals working in marine science and policy, fisheries,…

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UAF student Maggie Chan awarded marine policy fellowship in DC

Maggie Chan, graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will head to Washington, DC, next year as a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow. She is in a select group nominated by Sea Grant programs nationwide who will start their fellowships in February 2018, and continues the recent success of Knauss applicants from Alaska.

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Student Awards and Fellowships

Student opportunities Student opportunities Eligible students Applications accepted Program begins Duration Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship graduate* winter summer 1 year Community-Engaged Internship undergraduate winter summer 10 weeks Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship graduate winter winter 1 year NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship graduate winter summer 2 years NOAA Fisheries-National Sea Grant Fellowship PhD winter…

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