For one year, fellows are placed with congressional staff or in a federal agency, where they study, implement and even create marine policy. Applications due: February 10, 2017.
For two years, fellows are placed with state coastal zone programs on projects proposed by the states and selected by NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management. Applications due: January 20, 2017.
Ph.D. candidates interested in the population and ecosystem dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status can receive up to three years of funding. Ph.D. students in marine resource economics, concentrating on the conservation and management of living marine resources, can receive two years of funding. Applications Due: January 27, 2017.
WSG sets aside a portion of its federal budget for small grants that allow timely responses to new or changing needs and provide the capacity to plan and begin implementation in emerging program areas.