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POPULATION DYNAMICS and MARINE RESOURCE ECONOMICS FELLOWSHIPS
The 2013 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowships in Population Dynamics and in Marine Resource Economics have just been announced and opened for application. These fellowships apply to graduate students interested in careers related to the population dynamics of living resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status, or the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources.
Applications are due to state Sea Grant programs by January 25, 2013, and will provide up to two years of support (three years for populatin dynamics) at $38,500 per year towards a PhD thesis program.
For more information and details about these fellowships, please visit: www.seagrant.noaa.gov/funding/rfp.html#nmfs.
We invite qualified individuals to submit applications to the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program for the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Approximatelythirty individuals are selected nationally for this prestigious Fellowship to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working in Congress or the Executive Branch on critical marine policy and resource management issues. The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a stipend and living expense allowance totaling $56,500. The one year Fellowship begins February 1, 2014.
Each year, Rhode Island Sea Grant nominates up to six students to the National Sea Grant College Program for Knauss Fellowships. Nominees must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited graduate or professional degree program in a marine or aquatic-related field in the U.S. or its territories as of February 15, 2013.
Applications are due at Rhode Island Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013.
Selected applicants will be interviewed by the Rhode Island Sea Grant Director during the week of February 25, 2013, with allapplicant materials due to the National Sea Grant office by March 29, 2013.Selection criteria for the fellowship include: academic excellence, communication skills, diversity and appropriateness of academic background,additional qualifying experience, support of the student's major professor and the Sea Grant director, evidence of the ability to work well with others, and the balance among applicants by discipline and geographic representation.
For the Fellowship Class of 2014, the selection process and subsequent notification of finalists by the National Sea Grant College Program will be completed by June 07, 2013. Finalists will be required to participate in “Placement Week,” an orientation program in Washington, D.C., typically held during late November or early December (Sun-Thurs) 2013.
If you are interested in applying or have additional questions, please contact Mr. Alan Desbonnet at Rhode Island Sea Grant, Rm 104 Ocean Technology Center, URI Bay Campus. phone: 401-874-6813, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information can be found at: www.seagrant.noaa.gov/knauss.
Science Communications Intern
The Science Communications Intern will assist Sea Grant communications and extension professionals in developing, writing, and editing stories focused on funded research and community outreach efforts.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Monica Allard Cox, Rhode Island Sea Grant communications manager, at email@example.com.
Rhode Island Sea Grant is one of 32 university-based programs across the country that conduct scientific research and work with communities to foster science-based decisions about the use and conservation of coastal and marine resources. Learn more at seagrant.gso.uri.edu.
The National Sea Grant College Program offers the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship to highly qualified graduate students in marine-related fields who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program matches students with "hosts" in the legislative branch, executive branch, or appropriate associations/institutions located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship. Each Fellow receives funding for a stipend, living expenses, mandatory health insurance, and moving costs. More.
Rhode Island Sea Grant sponsors undergraduate Coastal Fellows through the Coastal Fellows Program of URI's College of Environment and Life Sciences.