California Sea Grant offers fellowship opportunities in research, natural resource management, and marine policy that allow graduate students to explore their interests and broaden their experience.
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All recipients of fellowships through California Sea Grant must report in writing on the use of those funds so that Sea Grant can in turn report to the funding agencies.
View past and current fellows and where they were placed.
Alumni talk about the benefits of being a fellow.
My fellowship experience has given me so much more than I could have ever imagined. I envy all of the incoming 2022 fellows that get to start this journey!
Kathryn Beheshti, PhD | California Sea Grant State Fellow
The universe rewarded me with a California Sea Grant fellowship at the Delta Stewardship Council, which not only gave me an opportunity to become the suited version of Jacques Cousteau that I envisioned but also an opportunity to crush any remnants of imposter syndrome that lingered or threatened to re-ignite.
Byron Riggins | Delta Science Program
During my time as a California Sea Grant fellow with Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, I have had opportunities to support the education team in many ways. One of the recent highlights involved supporting deep-sea exploration of the sanctuary through Nautilus Live.
Claire Nasr | California Sea Grant State Fellow
I’m thankful for the support to pursue the aspects of science that captivate and motivate me most, and to work alongside a few brilliant and open-minded teams here in San Diego.
Sky Smith | CA Sea Grant State Fellow