Fisheries Population and Economics Fellowships
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Sea Grant College Program
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)-Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is designed to help Sea Grant fulfill its broad educational responsibilities and to strengthen the collaboration between Sea Grant and NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Sea Grant and NMFS, with required institutional matching funds, expect to support at least four new Fisheries Fellows in Population Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics in FY 2013. The intent of the Program is to award a limited number of fellowships each year to students who are interested in careers related to 1) the population dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status, and 2) the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources. Fisheries Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to NMFS and have summer internships at participating NMFS Science Centers or Laboratories under the guidance of NMFS mentors.
Fisheries Population and Economics Fellowships are available to US citizens who are graduate students enrolled in Ph.D. degree programs in academic institutions in the United States and its territories.
How To Apply
For details about the fellowships, visit www.grants.gov and search for:
- Population Dynamics Federal Funding Opportunity #: NOAA-OAR-SG-2013-2003529
- Marine Resource Economics Federal Funding Opportunity #: NOAA-OAR-SG-2013-2003524
For more information about the RFP for either fellowship, contact Terry.Smith@noaa.gov.
Applications for fellowships are due in the Maryland Sea Grant office on January 25, 2013.
All applications must include:
- Signed title page
- Project summary
- Budget and budget justification
- Curriculum vitae of student, faculty advisor and NMFS mentor
- Letter of commitment from NMFS supporting mentor
- Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
- Education and career goals statement from applicant
- Letter of recommendation from dissertation advisor
- Two additional letters of recommendation
- Proof of acceptance and enrollment in relevant graduate program.
Maryland Sea Grant Contact
Dr. Michael Allen, Research and Education Coordinator
Maryland Sea Grant College
4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 300
College Park, Maryland 20740
phone (301) 405-7500