Graduate Fellowship in Coastal Resources

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The New Hampshire Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship in Coastal Resources provides one-year of funding to qualified graduate students from New Hampshire institutions to undertake a project that addresses one or more objectives of the 2018-2021 NH Sea Grant Strategic Plan. Successful applicants will work with their graduate advisors and a NH Sea Grant (NHSG) Extension Specialist or Researcher to design and implement a project that combines aspects of their research agenda with related outcome objectives of the NHSG Strategic Plan.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Application Period Opens: February 15, 2019
  • Application Period Closes: April 1, 2019
  • Funded Projects Announced: May 1, 2019

Funding and Match Requirement

Project initiation and funding dates will be determined on a case-by-case basis depending on the nature of the project.

Funding will be provided for one-year only, and are subject to a 50% match from appropriate sources. Applicants are encouraged to identify additional funding sources to support their projects during the funded year and beyond.

Approximately $70,000 total is available to fund 2-4 projects annually (roughly $17,500 to $35,000 per project).

Qualifications and Application Instructions

Applicants must be a current full-time graduate student from an accredited New Hampshire college or university.

Applicants will be asked to provide the following information to NH Sea Grant:

  • Contact information
  • Name of graduate institution
  • Graduate degree sought
  • Year of intended completion of graduate program
  • Name of graduate advisor
  • Contact information for graduate advisor
  • Title of proposed project
  • Description of proposed project
  • NHSG Strategic Plan objectives to be addressed and how project supports progress toward stated objectives
  • Participating NHSG Extension Staff
  • Timetable for proposed project completion
  • Proposed product from fellowship (e.g. poster, journal article, other)
  • Budget, budget justification, and source of 50% match

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