Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce the availability of graduate research fellowships for the 2017-2019 academic years. The fellowship is open to full-time graduate students at any Virginia academic institution who are engaged in coastal and marine research relevant to Virginia, and the Virginia Sea Grant strategic plan. In addition to supporting the student’s […]
Fellowships & Internships
- Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowships
- NMFS-Sea Grant Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Ph.D. Fellowship
- NMFS-Sea Grant Marine Resource Economics Ph.D. Fellowship
- NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship
- Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
- Collaborative Fisheries Research Graduate Fellowship
- Science Communication Internships
- Photography Internship
- Coastal and Marine Law and Policy Internship
Stories about or by Students
Six graduate students from Virginian universities will serve as Knauss fellows in 2017.
A fellow pairs bacteria and a robot shaped like a crab to remove toxic PCBs from Chesapeake Bay.
As a NOAA coastal management fellow, a VCU postgraduate will develop tech to map New York resources.
A fellow is tracking trends in private oyster lease use to find out what factors might be limiting oyster growers from using them in Chesapeake Bay.
Six students from NY, NJ, DE, and VA will spend a year working on coastal storms research.
Virginia Sea Grant and Clark Nexsen’s first joint coastal resiliency fellow connects communities through flooding management.
How do animals affect a salt marsh’s resilience to sea level rise?
Research Fellow Melissa Karp measured the value of restored oyster reefs as habitat in Chesapeake Bay tributaries.
Hannah Aichelman will study how coral found off Virginia’s coast responds to climate change.
Are present-day oysters more tolerant to their notorious Dermo parasite? Lauren Huey looks to the past to find out.
Joey Matt is trying to figure out why “sterile” oysters at commercial farms died en masse.
Nadya Mamoozadeh will use genetic tools to determine the how many white marlin populations are in the Atlantic Ocean.
Miguel Semedo will study how antibiotics fed to livestock affect microbes.
Yongqian Yang used computer modeling to help raise living shorelines engineers’ confidence in plants.
Zoe Jakovenko gained new photography skills as a Virginia Sea Grant intern.
Cindy Marin Martinez of Virginia Institute of Marine Science discusses environmental factors that might affect larval fish survival in Chesapeake Bay.
Graduate Research Fellow Joey Matt discusses how mass mortality events at Virginian oyster farms may be attributable to the accidental reproductive capabilities of supposedly sterile oysters.
Zoemma Warshafsky discusses how parasitic nematodes are affecting American eels in the Chesapeake Bay.