North Carolina Sea Grant

November 29, 2018 | Marisa Incremona


John Fear, 919-515-9104,

North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications for the 2019–2021 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Management Fellowship program.

The two-year fellowship provides professional, on-the-job education and training in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students.

Work starts Aug. 1, 2019, and offers an annual salary of $34,000. Fellows also will receive health insurance, worker’s compensation, relocation reimbursement and travel reimbursement.

Students completing a master’s, doctoral or professional degree in natural resource management or environmental-related studies between Jan. 1, 2018, and July 31, 2019, at an accredited college or university in North Carolina are eligible for nomination by North Carolina Sea Grant. United States citizenship is a requirement, and interest in state-level coastal issues is a must.

Currently, Emily Hall is the 2017 Coastal Management Fellow from North Carolina. She is working with the Connecticut Coastal Management Program. Read more about her position here.

Applications through North Carolina Sea Grant must be completed by 5 p.m. Jan. 18, 2019, through the eSeaGrant portal:

All applications must include:

Successful applicants will be invited for face-to-face interviews Jan. 28 and 29, 2019, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sea Grant can nominate up to three candidates to the NOAA Office of Coastal Management for final selection.

For more information, contact John Fear, North Carolina Sea Grant deputy director, at 919-515-9104 or More details about the fellowship are available at Visit to learn more about other fellowship opportunities.


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