Current Research Competition

2024-2026 Research Competition – Request for Proposals 


The University of Guam Sea Grant Institutional Program (UOGSG) requests proposals to fund research in Guam, CNMI and the Freely Associated States for two-year projects. Projects should be directly relevant to the goals of the UOGSG Strategic Plan (2024-2027). Research projects within this region focused in these areas will be considered:

  • healthy coastal ecosystems;
  • sustainable fisheries and aquaculture,
  • resilient communities and economies; and
  • environmental literacy and workforce development.

Faculty from universities and colleges, state, local, and regional governments and organizations, and individuals in Guam and US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) are encouraged to apply. Funding, pending availability, begins February 1, 2024 and ends January 31, 2026. UOGSG anticipates funding 2-3 projects. Funding requests may not exceed $50,000/year.  Research projects within this region focused in these areas will be considered:

The research conducted must demonstrate the benefits it provides Guam.

Submit completed proposals to: 

Full proposals due: Friday, May 12, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. (CHST, Local Guam time) Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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