Southern Miss Student selected for Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship | Schools
University of Southern Mississippi student Courtney Smith and Mississippi State University student Clifford P. Hutt have been selected to participate in the highly competitive John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. They were nominated for the program through the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium.
The Knauss Fellowship is sponsored by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Sea Grant College Program and is located in Washington, D.C. The program focuses on the federal enforcement, creation and implementation of policies that govern coastal, oceanic, and Great Lakes resources.
Smith and Hutt, along with 51 other fellows, will spend a year as Knauss fellows in either a legislative or executive office learning how marine issues are handled at the federal level. Both will be formally assigned to an executive office during a weeklong placement event in December and will begin the fellowship in February 2013.
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