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Leveraging partnerships with NOAA, Delaware's coastal management agencies, and local nonprofits, we offer the support students need to prepare for their future as coastal researchers, managers, and policymakers. Our fellowships span a range of interests and enable students to make a real difference for Delaware's coast while carving out their own path for the future.



Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.

Applications for the 2021 Knauss Fellowship are due by February 21, 2020.


Delaware Sea Grant-Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve Fellowship

The Delaware Sea Grant-DNERR Fellowship offers graduate students studying environmental science, engineering and social science an opportunity to conduct research within the St. Jones and Blackbird Creek Reserves.

The application period is closed.

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Coastal Green Infrastructure Design & Construction Internship

Delaware Technical Community College and Delaware Sea Grant are excited to offer a paid internship for students to learn professional design and construction skills for coastal green infrastructure projects.


NMFS-Sea Grant Marine Resource Economics Fellowship

The NOAA Marine Fisheries Service-Sea Grant Fellowship Program in Marine Resource Economics supports Ph.D. students who are interested in careers related to the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources.

Applications are currently closed.


NMFS–Sea Grant Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship

The Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship supports Ph.D. students who are interested in careers related to marine ecosystem and population dynamics. The emphasis will be on developing and implementing quantitative methods for assessing marine ecosystems, for assessing the status of fish, invertebrate, and other targeted species stocks and for assessing the status of marine mammals, seabirds, and other protected species.

Applications are currently closed.


NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship

The Coastal Management Fellowship matches post-graduate students with state coastal resource agencies and nonprofit organizations to work on projects proposed by the hosts and selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management.

Applications are currently closed.

Ocean Acidification Graduate Research Fellowship

The goal of the Ocean Acidification Graduate Research Fellowship is to develop ocean acidification researchers for the Mid-Atlantic region to respond rapidly to the anticipated acidification in the region's oceanic, coastal, and estuarine waters.

Applications are currently closed.