Funding Opportunities


 Maine Sea Grant Program Development Funds

OPEN: Next due date for Program Development proposals is 1 October 2015.

Program Development funds are contingent on federal budget appropriations. At this time, Maine Sea Grant anticipates having funds available to support upcoming Program Development activities in October and April. Follow the link above for further details on Program Development priorities and process.  

Maine Sea Grant Biennial Request for Proposals

CLOSED: The preliminary proposal deadline has passed. We anticipate the next call in January 2017.


Northeast Sea Grant Consortium Regional Request for Proposals

OPEN: The 2014-2015 Regional RFP focuses on ocean acidification.

Recognizing that some issues are best addressed at the regional scale, the Sea Grant Programs in the Northeast, through the Northeast Sea Grant Consortium, set aside funds for research proposals that have relevance to the Gulf of Maine and Greater New York Bight regions.

Student and Graduate Funding Opportunities


Maine Sea Grant Undergraduate Scholarship in Marine Sciences


Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship


NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship


Sea Grant/NMFS Graduate Fellowships in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics


Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program