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Great Lakes Commission - Sea Grant Fellowship

9:49 am, Fri December 11, 2015 – Ohio Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Great Lakes Commission – Sea Grant Fellowship

Applications Open for 2016-2017 Great Lakes Commission – Sea Grant Fellowship

COLUMBUS, OH Ohio Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Great Lakes Commission – Sea Grant Fellowship, based in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Fellow works with members of the Great Lakes science, policy and education communities to advance environmental quality and sustainable development goals of Great Lakes states.

The fellowship program is sponsored by the Great Lakes Commission, NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program and the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network. Application materials are due to Ohio Sea Grant by February 15, 2016.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for graduate students to get exposure to critical issues within the Great Lakes and serves as an introduction to the complexity of these issues,” said Ohio Sea Grant Interim Director Dr. Chris Winslow. “Further, this fellowship will expose students to the major players, relevant agencies, and policies that drive change in the region.”

The one-year fellowship runs June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017, with negotiable start and end dates based on academic or other needs. The fellowship award consists of $36,000 in compensation and $6,000 for health insurance and fellowship-related travel. Additional funds may be available for travel compensation.

For detailed information about the program, visit the Great Lakes Commission website at glc.org/about/scholarships-fellowships.

Applicants apply through the Sea Grant program in their state, or the state closest to them. See seagrant.noaa.gov/WhereWeWork/SeaGrantPrograms.aspx for locations of Sea Grant programs and contact information.

To apply through Ohio Sea Grant, please contact Ohio Sea Grant Interim Director Dr. Chris Winslow at winslow.33@osu.edu or 614.247.6684 for more information about the application process and to set up a preliminary interview.

ARTICLE TITLE: Great Lakes Commission - Sea Grant Fellowship PUBLISHED: 9:49 am, Fri December 11, 2015
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Christina Dierkes
Outreach Specialist, Technical Editor, Ohio Sea Grant College Program

As Ohio Sea Grant’s science writer, Christina covers research, education and outreach projects in the Great Lakes for a wide range of audiences. She also helps manage online events like the Global Change, Local Impact climate webinar series.

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