This fellowship is supported by North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program. It is designed to foster research within the North Carolina Coastal Reserve system. Proposed work must be conducted within the boundaries of one or more of the 10 sites in the NCCR.

Contact John Fear at or Brandon Puckett at for more information.


2018 Fellowship applications closed.



Read about the fellows’ research at these links.