Since 2015, APNEP and the North Carolina Sea Grant have jointly funded a graduate student fellowship to conduct applied research within the North Carolina portion of the APNEP management area. Fellows conduct research that addresses focus areas identified in the NC Sea Grant Strategic Plan and management actions from APNEP's Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan. 

The application period for the 2023 Fellowship is now open. The focus areas for this year's Fellowship are:

  • Estuary spatial planning
  • Submerged aquatic vegetation
  • Coastal water quality
  • Ecological flows
  • Wetlands

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The Fellowship is open to graduate students in North Carolina and Virginia for conducting applied research within the North Carolina portion of Albemarle-Pamlico region. The fellow must conduct research that addresses one or more of that year's focus areas. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2022.

APNEP Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) actions addressed:

  • CCMP actions addressed vary each year depending on the project selected. Details are available in the final reports for each project.

This page was last modified on 09/07/2022