Fellowships

Link Foundation Energy Fellowships

Academic level PhD Focus Research Duration More than a year
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In an effort to foster education and innovation in the area of societal production and utilization of energy, the Link Foundation invites applications for 2-year fellowships for students working toward a Ph.D. degree.

Marc Hershman Marine Policy Fellowship

Academic level Masters, PhD, Postdoctoral Focus Policy Duration Year or less
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The Hershman Fellowship places five graduate students or recent graduates for one year with host offices in Olympia, Seattle or Tacoma, Washington, working on ocean and coastal science and management issues. The Fellowship offers a first-hand experience in crafting marine and natural resource policies and enables fellows to share their academic expertise with state decision makers. Individuals who are graduate students enrolled at Washington universities or who have graduated in the calendar year the fellowship begins may apply. See the program website for more information.

Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism

Academic level Other Focus Leadership & Communications Duration Year or less
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The Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism each year take 10 journalists near the start of their careers and help them work through an ambitious reporting project in print, web-based, or radio journalism, from the beginning through publication or broadcast. Fellows meet together twice during the year, once in the fall on the Middlebury campus in Vermont, and once in the spring at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California. For more information, see the program website.

Mote Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Academic level Postdoctoral Focus Research Duration More than a year
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Mote Marine Laboratory announces the availability of three new positions in 2014.  Two new Mote Postdoctoral Research Fellows are expected to begin between January 1 and August 31 with a third Fellow expected to begin by December 31.    Applications are invited from recent Ph.D. graduates including those with firm expectation of graduation by December 2014.  However, at time of appointment, doctoral degree must have been awarded. In addition, Mote will only consider applicants who received the Ph.D. (or equivalent professional degree) later than December 2010.  Applications will be accepted in three tracks: any marine research field; general coastal ecology, and shellfish/benthic ecology. Two new Fellows positions are expected to be filled on or before July 31, 2014 and a third will be filled on or before December 31, 2014.  Applicants may apply under any of the following three tracks, but at least one position will be targeted for shellfish/benthic ecology.  Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2014 and positions will remain open until filled.  
To apply: 
     Mote will only consider applicants who recieved PhD (or equicalent professional degree) later than December 2010. 
     Send a single PHF file containing 1) a letter of interest and availability, 2) academic transcript of doctoral studies, 3) copy of the PhD, 4) curriculum vitae, 5) a two-page essay describing the applicant's intended reaseach program and mentor, 6) three representative journals publications, 7) name and contact information of major professor, and 8) names of three references. Email toHumanResources@mote.org, using the subject line “Postdoctoral Application,” or by mail to Mote Marine Laboratory, attention Human Resources, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL  34236.  Applications will be reviewed beginning Jan. 15, 2014 and positions will remain open until filled. 


 

 

National Center For Environmental Assessment Post-Doctoral Research Program

Academic level Postdoctoral Focus Research Duration More than a year
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National Center For Environmental Assessment supports an active postdoctoral program providing federal research experience to up-and-coming environmental scientists. These non-laboratory, post-doctoral positions are ideal for scientists interested in learning more about the application of toxicological, epidemiological and environmental research to support the development of human health and environmental risk assessments and science policies related to risk assessment. For more information, see the program website.

National Estuarine Research Reserve Graduate Research Fellowship

Academic level Masters, PhD Focus Research Duration More than a year
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The National Estuarine Research Reserve System’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports graduate students interested in coastal and estuarine sciences.  By providing stipends, a living laboratory, and a broad network of fellow scientists, the Reserve system aims to encourage and enable talented young scientists to contribute to the knowledge base, provide the science to support coastal decision-making, and train future coastal scientists and policy-makers. For more information, see the program website.

National Physical Science Consortium: Graduate Fellowships in the Physical Sciences

Academic level Masters, PhD Focus Research Duration More than a year
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The National Physical Science Consortium is a partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry, and higher education. NPSC's goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, emphasizing recruitment of a diverse applicant pool including women and minorities. For more information, see the program website.

NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Academic level Postdoctoral Focus Research Duration More than a year
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NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship Program has developed an outstanding reputation of attracting the best and the brightest PhDs in the sciences relevant to the NOAA Climate and Global Change Program. Appointed fellows are paired with host scientists at U.S. institutions to work in an area of mutual interest. The program focuses on observing, understanding, modeling, and predicting climate variability and change on seasonal and longer time scales. For more information, see the program website.

NOAA Coral Reef Management Fellowship

Academic level Masters, PhD, Postdoctoral, Professional (MD, JD, MBA) Focus Research Duration More than a year
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The NOAA Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program was established to respond to the need for additional coral reef management capacity in the U.S. Flag Pacific and Caribbean islands. The program provides the state and territorial coral reef management agencies with highly qualified candidates whose education and work experience meet each island's specific needs, while providing the individual fellows with professional experience in coastal and coral reef resources management. For more information, see the program website.

NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship Program

Academic level PhD Focus Research Duration More than a year
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NOAA National Sea Grant Office and NOAA Fisheries offer a Graduate Fellowship Program in two specialized areas: population dynamics and marine resource economics. Population dynamics is the study of fish populations as affected by fishing mortality, growth, recruitment and natural mortality. Ph.D. candidates interested in the population 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. For more information, see the program website.