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Minnesota Sea Grant College Program Request for Proposals for Research Spanning 2020 - 2022

Minnesota Sea Grant is soliciting preliminary proposals for research projects to begin after February 1, 2020. Projects should be based in Minnesota, address Lake Superior, its coast, tributaries, and watershed, and/or Minnesota’s inland waters. The resulting science should have the potential to promote the sustainable and healthy use of these important resources (see previously funded projects). Projects will be funded for up to two years. U.S. residents who are not federal employees are eligible to apply.

Q&A for First-Time Applicants

Minnesota Sea Grant 2020 RFP
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Play recording (1 hr 14 min 47 sec)


Preproposal due by 4 p.m. (CST),
February 1, 2019.

Submit a two-page preproposal by email to both vbrady@umn.edu and seagr@d.umn.edu. Expect confirmation that the preproposal was received by the end of the day February 4. Preproposals will be evaluated and recommendations communicated to principal investigators by mid-February, 2019.

Full proposal due by 4 p.m. (CDT),
April 5, 2019.

Projects will be funded for up to two years, typically for an average of $40,000 - $55,000/year in direct costs plus a graduate student research assistant whose cost does not count against the project budget.


For more information, contact Dr. Valerie Brady, Minnesota Sea Grant Associate Director of Research: 218-726-8714 or vbrady@umn.edu.

Projects & Funding:


Valerie Brady
Associate Director of Research

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