Science Policy Fellow – Cholena Ren


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences - Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Fellowships

Project Location: Louisiana1

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Science Policy Fellowships, focused on leadership development and capacity building at the science-policy interface, are awarded to graduate or professional students or those who have completed their studies within the past five years and demonstrate a strong scientific or technical background, superior academic achievement, and leadership qualities. This year’s fellows will spend one year on the staff of a state environmental agency and regional offices of relevant federal agencies in the Gulf region. Fellows will be paired with a mentor when they arrive at their host offices. They will also have opportunities for professional development.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Gulf of Mexico Office

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 305
Project Name: Science Policy Fellow – Cholena Ren
SourceUID: 2000005838
Latitude: 29.96413
Longitude: -90.18949
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Jefferson
Project Category: Human and Social
Project Action: Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
Implementing Organization Type: Private
Point of Contact – Name: Maggie Walser
Point of Contact – Phone: mwalser@nas.edu
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Gulf of Mexico Office
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nas.edu/gulf/fellows
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 45000
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Fellowships
DWH Dollar Amount : 45000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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