Internships & Fellowships

Call for 2011 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Applications

The South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium invites qualified students to submit applications to the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Approximately 35-45 students 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 Knauss Fellowship provides a stipend and living expense allowance totaling $44,000 annually. The fellowship begins February 1, 2011. Applications are due at the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, attention Rick DeVoe, no later than Friday, February 19, 2009.

All the details about the fellowship and how to apply may be found at

Interested students may wish to contact our office early to seek advice and guidance in completing the application. If you have any questions or want to make an appointment to discuss the fellowship, please call Rick DeVoe at 843-953-2078 or email

From NOAA Office of Education:

NOAA is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA's programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; and computer and information sciences.

Undergraduate Scholarships (for students who are currently sophomores):

Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship — The application deadline is February 17, 2010.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program — The application deadline is January 29, 2010.

Graduate Scholarships (for seniors who are applying to graduate school and current graduate students:

Graduate Sciences Program — The application deadline is January 22, 2010.

Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program — The application deadline is March 31, 2010.

Eligibility Requirements
  • US Citizenship
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Studying a NOAA science: atmospheric science, biology, cartography, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, geodesy, geography, marine science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physical science, photogrammetry, physics, etc.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Chantell Haskins and Victoria Dancy
NOAA Office of Education
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 713-9437 x150