NMFS Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship

The 2018 NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Federal Funding Opportunity for Population and Ecosystem Dynamics is NOW CLOSED

Please visit our website again during October - November of 2018 to look for the next competition information for January 2019 applications.


Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) # NOAA-OAR-SG-2018-2005442

Click here for link to funding announcement and guidelines (also found at Grants.gov).

Highlights of the Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship:

  • Fellows will work under the guidance of NMFS mentors at participating NMFS Science Centers or Offices on marine ecosystem and population dynamics, with a focus on modeling and managing systems of living marine resources;
  • Candidate projects will focus on at least one of the following: population dynamics of living marine resources, stock assessment methodologies, marine ecosystem modeling, integrated ecosystem assessments, and ecosystem-based management of marine ecosystems;
  • The Fellowship can provide support for up to three years for highly qualified students.

Important Information

  • Students should submit applications to a Sea Grant Program and not submit information directly into Grants.Gov;
  • Sea Grant Programs will transmit the application on behalf of the applicant via Grants.gov by February 23, 2018 5:00 EST.
  • Submit required application elements to Mia Zwolinski, Texas Sea Grant Research Coordinator at mzwolinski@tamu.edu by January 26, 2018 5:00 PM CST.
  • All application elements must be submitted in one combined PDF document in the exact required order as noted in the guidelines; submit both the 90-2 Project Summary and 90-4 Budget files as excel versions.
  • Texas A&M Sponsored Research Services will populate and upload documents to the grants.gov application file and will submit the application.
  • Additional application information can be found on the NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship website.
  • Templates may be found at the following link for the Project Summary Short Form (90-2) and Population Dynamics 3 Year Budget (90-4) Form.

For more information, please contact Mia Zwolinski, Texas Sea Grant Research Coordinator, at mzwolinski@tamu.edu or 979-458-0449.