Ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resource
management experience for graduate students
The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique
educational and professional experience to graduate
students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and
Great Lakes resources and in the national policy
decisions affecting those resources. The Fellowship,
named after one of Sea Grant’s founders and former
NOAA Administrator John A. Knauss, matches highly
qualified graduate students with “hosts” in the
legislative and executive branch of government
located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one-year
Learn more about the Knauss Fellowship
Knauss Finalists Class of 2024
Scroll through the gallery to check out the finalists in the upcoming class and their placements or view them here.
Want to hear from our current and former fellows about their firsthand experiences?
Check out the Knauss Blog, our alumni videos and alumni cards, and follow along with their journeys on social media using #Knauss!
2023 Washington Sea Grant fellow Jackie Shaff, shares an overview of the Marine Mammal Commission and the important work they do to bridge science and policy for the protection and
John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program
*Numbers are approximate and based on available data.
Years of Success
FELLOWS PLACED IN FEDERAL AND CONGRESSIONAL OFFICES
OF FELLOWSHIP ALUMNI WORK FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT*
OFFICES HAVE HOSTED FELLOWS IN THE LAST THREE YEARS*
Knauss Fellowship News
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 class of the John A. Knauss Marine
NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The 2023 class represents the
NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The 74 finalists in the 2022