Maine Sea Grant Graduate Fellowships & Undergrad Scholarship

Maine Sea Grant is accepting applications for three NOAA graduate student fellowships in January and February 2017. These are 1) the Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship (See updated info below!), 2) the NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship, and 3) the NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowships in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics. The NOAA Hollings Scholarship Program for undergraduate students is also accepting applications through January 31, 2017.


The National Sea Grant Office released an amended FFO for the Knauss Fellowship on January 4th. The changes include moving the application deadline back to February 21 (from Febuary 10), and increasing the total budget for each fellowship. The updated FFO is attached to this message, and available at the link below.

Here are links for application requirements and deadlines for each of these opportunities:

Again, please let me know if you have any questions, and feel free to have interested students contact me directly. I would be happy to speak with them individually, and/or come and speak with a group of interested students in your school or department.

Scholarship for residents of Cape Cod: Friends of Chatham Waterways (application deadline 3/15/17)

Friends of Chatham Waterways Scholarships
In the spring of each year, up to three $2,500 scholarships are awarded by Friends of Chatham Waterways, Chatham, MA, to selected students in graduate school or entering their junior or senior year of college, and who are majoring in Environmental Studies, Environmental Management or a related field. The scholarships are exclusively for residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, or students who have graduated from a secondary school or college there. The awards are made in the belief that providing grants at the college level and beyond will enable and encourage tomorrow’s leaders to commit themselves to careers in these fields. For an application, contact Dr. William Coleman, 600 Orleans Rd., N. Chatham, MA. or by Completed application must be in by March 15, 2017,

FCW defines issues of public concern affecting local waterways for pulic discussion and debate, prepares informational materials, sponsors public forums, works with town agencies to achieve common goals, and expresses FCW positions at public hearings and town meetings.

FWC us governed by a board of Directors and is a charitable organization under IRS code 501 c 3

Contact: Dr. William Coleman, Scholarship, FCW, 600 Orleans Rd, N. Chatham, MA 02650