Funding

two researchers in the shallows holding ends of a large netAs part of our mission to enhance the sustainable use and conservation of Alaska’s marine, coastal and watershed resources through research, education and extension, Alaska Sea Grant supports a number of formal, peer-reviewed research projects on a two-year cycle.

Alaska Sea Grant announces requests for preliminary proposals

updated Dec. 21, 2023

Preliminary proposal deadline: February 15, 2023, 5 pm Alaska Time

The request for preliminary proposals has opened for research to be conducted between February 2024 and January 2026.

We seek creative and innovative research proposals in the natural, social, and education sciences that address one or more of the following focus areas:

  • Healthy Coastal Ecosystems
  • Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Resilient Communities and Economies
  • Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

For detailed information and instructions for submitting preliminary proposals, as well as full proposals, see 2024–2026 Alaska Sea Grant Funding Opportunity 2024–2026 Alaska Sea Grant Funding Opportunity (PDF, updated December 2022).

The application portal is now open

Recorded webinar to assist prospective investigators

In January 2023, Alaska Sea Grant hosted an informational webinar for prospective applicants (Zoom recording). View the presentation slides that accompanied the webinar: Presentation - RFP 2024-2026 Information Session.


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