APNEP-Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship in Estuarine Research

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. 

Applications are closed for the 2019 Graduate Fellowship in Estuarine Research

The 2019 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 the following focus areas:

  • Impacts of aquatic invasive species on ecosystems and human communities
  • Impacts of harmful algal blooms on ecosystems and human communities
  • Sediment/water column interactions

Visit the NC Sea Grant website for more information about the Fellowship

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.