Important Dates

December 5: Application deadline for next year’s Grass Fellowship

Mid-January: Trustee meeting to select Grass Fellows 

End of January: Fellows will be informed of decision

End of February: Animal protocols due for review with the director and associate director

Memorial Day (Last Monday of May): Beginning of the Grass Fellowship program at the Marine Biological Laboratory (Specific Grass Fellowship Program dates by year 2016-2025 are below)

Mid-July: Trustee visit to the Grass Laboratory, Forbes Lecturer

Saturday of Labor Day weekend (or 14 weeks after Memorial Day): end of Grass Fellowship Program (Specific Grass Fellowship Program dates by year 2016-2025 are below)

October 1: Reports from fellows due.

Grass Fellowship Program Dates
14 week program by year
Begins Memorial Day Monday and ends the Saturday prior to Labor Day*

2016   Monday, May 30 through Saturday, September 3

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/30; 6/6; 6/13; 6/20; 6/27; 7/4; 7/11; 7/18; 7/25; 8/1; 8/8; 8/15; 8/22; 8/29 (Labor Day Monday,9/5)

2017   Monday, May 29 through Saturday, September 2

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/29; 6/5; 6/12; 6/19; 6/26; 7/3; 7/10; 7/17; 7/24; 7/31; 8/7; 8/14; 8/21; 8/28 (Labor Day, Monday, 9/4)

2018   Monday, May 28 through Saturday, September 1

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/28; 6/4; 6/11; 6/18; 6/25; 7/2; 7/9; 7/16; 7/23; 7/30; 8/6;8/13; 8/20; 8/27 (Labor Day, Monday 9/3)

2019   Monday, May 27 through Saturday, August 31

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/27; 6/3; 6/10; 6/17; 6/24; 7/1; 7/8; 7/15; 7/22; 7/29; 8/5; 8/12; 8/19; 8/26 (Labor Day, Monday, 9/2)

2020   Monday May 25 through Saturday, August 29

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/25; 6/1; 6/8; 6/15; 6/22; 6/29; 7/6; 7/13; 7/20; 7/27; 8/3; 8/10; 8/17; 8/24 (Labor Day, Monday, 9/7)

2021   Monday, May 31 through Saturday, September 4

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/31; 6/7; 6/14; 6/21; 6/28; 7/5; 7/12; 7/19; 7/26; 8/2; 8/9; 8/16; 8/23; 8/30 (Labor Day, Monday 9/6)

2022   Monday, May 30 through Saturday, September 3

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/30; 6/6; 6/13; 6/20; 6/27; 7/4; 7/11; 7/18; 7/25; 8/1; 8/8; 8/15; 8/22; 8/29 (Labor Day, Monday 9/5)

2023   Monday, May 29 through Saturday, September 2

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/29; 6/5; 6/12; 6/17; 6/26; 7/3; 7/10; 7/17; 7/24; 7/31; 8/7; 8/14; 8/21; 8/28 (Labor Day, Monday 9/4)

2024   Monday, May 27 through Saturday, August 31

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/27; 6/3; 6/10; 6/17; 6/24; 7/1; 7/8; 7/15; 7/22; 7/29; 8/5; 8/12; 8/19; 8/26 (Labor Day, Monday 9/2)

2025   Monday, May 26 through Saturday, August 30

Weeks beginning Monday:
5/26; 6/2; 6/9; 6/16; 6/23; 6/39; 7/7; 7/14; 7/21; 7/28; 8/4; 8/11; 8/18; 8/24 (Labor Day, Monday, 9/1)

*Grass Fellowship Program finishes the Saturday before Labor Day except in 2020.

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