How to Apply

We are pleased to announce our call-for-applications where you will find the detailed information for the 2019-2020 cohort application. Click on the link to
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Pre-proposal Application

Interested applicants should carefully read the pre-proposal guidelines and coverpage before preparing and submitting the pre-proposal. The deadline to submit pre-proposals is March 31st, 2018.

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Aplication process & important dates

Pre-proposal Candidate prepares and submits a two-page pre-proposal Deadline: March 31th 2018
Pre-proposals are evaluated Selected candidates receive an invitation to submit a full proposal Notification: May 2018
Full-proposal Candidate prepares and submits a full proposal Deadline: Summer 2018
Final decision Selected fellows are notified and provided with a confirmation letter Notification: Fall 2018
Fellowship starts Fellowship begins with fellows/mentors training retreat Fellow begins: Early winter 2019

Pre-proposal application submission


Pre-proposal application submission

Please submit your pre-proposal as a PDF file to using the following naming criteria: NameAndLastName_Preproposal2018 (e.g., JohnSmith_Preproposal2018). You will receive an e-mail confirming your submission. Remember to include the cover page on the first part of your document.

Pre-proposal Guidelines (download PDF)

Pre-proposal Coverpage (download PDF)

Evaluation Criteria

After submission, pre-proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  The applicant’s experience and potential as a leader in his or her field.
  Desired short-term outcomes of the project are feasible and aligned with the objectives of the Program
  Potential for cross-sector collaboration
  Potential impact of the project on habitat at priority coastal sites along the PAF

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Next steps

The Program Staff will notify candidates on the status of their pre-proposals in May, 2018. Candidates whose pre-proposals are approved  will receive an invitation to submit a full proposal. The tentative deadline for full proposals is August 2018, and the next class of Fellows will be announced in the Fall of 2018.