Funding

National Strategic Investments (NSIs)

The National Sea Grant College Program also has established a series of National Strategic Investments that complement the strategic objectives of the state Sea Grant Programs. These NSIs have a national focus and are intended to enhance Sea Grant's network-wide capabilities (research and development, education, extension, and outreach) to respond to high priority issues and opportunities. Projects are generally selected through annual national competitions.

NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2014

CLOSED for preliminary proposals. Open for full proposals only.

Depending on the availability of funds, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have up to $3,000,000 available for a national competition to fund new FY 2014 marine aquaculture research projects. This is part of the overall plan to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable ocean, coastal, or Great Lakes aquaculture. Topical priorities for this FY 2014 competition are: The following are program priorities for this competition. The most successful proposals will address one or more of the following priorities. A proposal does not need to address all three of the research topical areas to be competitive:


For the revised RFP and application details, download the revised RFP here or visitgrants.gov and search for opportunity number NOAA-OAR-SG-2014-2003987. Proposals do NOT have to address all three priorities.

Full proposals from Connecticut-based applicants are due to Connecticut Sea Grant Program via email: SeagrantResearch@uconn.edu by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 5, 2014.

Applications received after the closing dates and times will not be accepted.

For the revised RFP and application details, download the revised RFP here or visitgrants.gov and search for opportunity number NOAA-OAR-SG-2014-2003987. Proposals do NOT have to address all three priorities.

For more information contact Dr. Syma Ebbin, CTSG Research Coordinator, at syma.ebbin@uconn.edu; 860 405 9278.

For information regarding the NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2014, inquiries should be directed to Competition Manager, Dr. Gene Kim, 301-734-1281; or email: oar.hq.sg.aquaculture@noaa.gov

Mailing Address: NOAA Sea Grant; 1315 East- West Highway, SSMC3, R/SG; Silver Spring, MD 20910.