Eleanor Pierel Chosen for Knauss Fellowship
Consortium nominee Eleanor “Ellie” Pierel has been selected for the prestigious Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, providing her the opportunity to spend a year living, working, and learning in the Washington, D.C. area. This competitive fellowship is offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Sea Grant College Program. Recipients are matched with host organizations in the legislative and executive branches of government, and the fellowship begins in February 2022.
Ellie earned a B.A. in environmental studies from George Washington University, a M.S. in geography from the University of South Carolina (USC), and she is a candidate for a Ph.D. in geography from USC. During her fellowship, Ellie hopes to help integrate science into federal policies and regulations.
More information about the Knauss and other fellowship opportunities are available on the Consortium’s website. The next round of competitive fellowships will be announced in early October 2021.