This information is intended for Wisconsin faculty members (or persons having principal investigator status) and students from the University of Wisconsin System or another Wisconsin college or university.  Non-Wisconsin investigators should go to the National Sea Grant College Program website to find the Sea Grant Program for their state. More information on student fellowships, including a series of podcasts containing fellowship application advice and experiences from past fellows can be found at our Student page.

Competitions for Faculty Researchers

Wisconsin Sea Grant 2018-20 Omnibus Funding

Full proposal deadline is 3 p.m. (Central Daylight Time) Friday, April 28, 2017.

The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program is inviting full proposals for its next two-year grant period which begins February 1, 2018.

NOTE: Applicants must have submitted a pre-proposal by the January 24, 2017, deadline to have a full proposal considered. A faculty member (or person having principal investigator status at his/her institution) in the University of Wisconsin System or other Wisconsin college or university applying to the UW Sea Grant College Program for funding must prepare his/her proposal in accordance with the guidelines provided on this site.

All Sea Grant project funds are awarded via a highly competitive process involving peer reviews and the recommendations of external advisory panels.

Video of Prospective Investigators Meeting

View video of the meeting


Proposal Submission Website

This site will open for proposal submission on March 3, 2017.

Original Request For Proposal (PDF)