Graduate students, join webinar for marine policy fellowship
Graduate students, you’re invited to join the University of Guam and University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Programs for an informational webinar on the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Guam time. To register for the webinar, go to https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpcuqtqz0vE9U5yTLPDrj05Zljpu9JKcPW
The 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 is named after one of Sea Grant's founders and former NOAA Administrator John A. Knauss, and matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branch of government in the Washington, D.C. area.
Knauss fellows receive a $68,000 stipend for the length of their fellowship over 12 months.
Applications are due to the UOG Sea Grant by February 16, 2023.
Any questions on the fellowship or application process can be directed to UOG Sea Grant Associate Director Fran Castro (firstname.lastname@example.org). Students from natural science, social science, and law graduate and professional programs are encouraged to apply.
This webinar will be facilitated by UOG Sea Grant Assistant Director for Communications Kyle Mandapat and Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Assistant Director for Research and Fellowships Maya Walton, along with Knauss alumni panelist Lauren Swaddell, Dr. Beth Lenz, and Dr. Mariana Rocha de Souza.
U.S. citizenship is not required. The fellowship begins February 1, 2024 and ends on January 31, 2025. Some of the criteria include:
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The University of Guam is a U.S. Land Grant and Sea Grant Institution accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. UOG is an equal opportunity provider and employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion through island wisdom values of inadahi yan inagofli'e: respect, compassion, and community.