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NOAA Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

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Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


NOAA Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship Electronic deadline
Sunday, December 10, 2023

About this Fellowship

The Davidson Fellowship is a two-year fellowship program that places one graduate student at each of the 29 national estuarine research reserves. Through a research project, fellows address a key reserve management need to help scientists and communities understand coastal challenges that may influence future policy and management strategies.

The fellowship is designed to support the next generation of leaders in estuarine science and coastal management. The program combines research, professional development opportunities, and community engagement work.

Please note: NOAA Davidson Graduate Fellowship applications can only be submitted by the University’s Office of Sponsored Awards Management. Contact SAM for additional instructions.

Eligible applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of U.S. states or territories admitted to or enrolled in a full-time graduate program at a U.S. accredited college or university, working to obtain a master’s or doctoral degree. Applicants must plan to be enrolled for all of the first year, and the majority of the second year, of funding.

Applications are available in odd-numbered years. The next application cycle will begin in the summer of 2023 with a deadline in December 2023.

Award Value

up to $45,000 in direct costs. Direct costs should support the fellows and their research and may include stipend, supplies, travel, and tuition.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Masters, Doctoral


US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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