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.

Competitions for Faculty Researchers

Resources for Sea Grant Proposal Reviewers

The responsibility for obtaining peer reviews has been delegated to the state Sea Grant Program by the National Sea Grant Office. In meeting our responsibility, the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute seeks funding for the best proposals submitted to us.

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


2016-18 Request for Proposals (PDF)

Proposal Guidelines for 2016-18 (PDF)

Sea Grant 2014-17 Strategic Plan (PDF)

Proposal Review Website

This site is currently open for proposal reviews.

Other Opportunities

Program Development

The Director of Wisconsin Sea Grant has limited program development funds available for initial development of promising research, education and outreach projects.

For further information on current program development opportunities, contact Jim Hurley, UW Aquatic Sciences Center, 272 Goodnight Hall, 1975 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706, phone (608) 262-0905 or email

 To be added to a RFP mailing please send us an email, or contact Terri Liebmann, UW Sea Grant Institute, 272 Goodnight Hall, 1975 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706, phone (608) 263-6747, fax (608) 262-0591.  Be sure to include your name and the full mailing address (or email address) and the name of the program for which you wish information.