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November 5, 2014 | E-Ching Lee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Brandon Puckett, 252-838-0851, brandon.puckett@ncdenr.gov
John Fear, 919-515-9104, jmfear@ncsu.edu

Posted Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Beach, oyster reef and water.

Fellows receive an opportunity to conduct research within the 10 sites of the North Carolina Coastal Reserve, such as Carrot Island near the Rachel Carson Research Reserve. Photo by Teri O’Meara.

North Carolina Sea Grant and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve are accepting applications for the 2015 Coastal Reserve Fellowship.

The fellowship provides North Carolina-based graduate students with an opportunity to conduct research within the 10 sites of the North Carolina Coastal Reserve. Fellows must conduct research that addresses coastal management issues in one, or more, of the following focus areas:

Application materials, including a three-page research project proposal, should be sent to Research Coordinator Brandon Puckett at brandon.puckett@ncdenr.gov. Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m., Jan. 9, 2015. A letter of support from the applicant’s major professor, who will serve as principal investigator for the project, must also be included.

The North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve is a program of the N.C. Division of Coastal Management in the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. North Carolina Sea Grant is an inter-institutional program within the University of North Carolina system and is part of the national Sea Grant network.

To learn more about the fellowship, visit ncseagrant.org and follow the Funding Opportunities link. Or contact John Fear, North Carolina Sea Grant deputy director, at jmfear@ncsu.edu; or Brandon Puckett, North Carolina Coastal Reserve, at brandon.puckett@ncdenr.gov.

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