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Request for Proposals for FY22-24

The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium FY22-24 Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available.

Prospective PIs are strongly encouraged to read through all sections before preparing materials for submission.

Timetable for Proposal Submission

The Sea Grant project year will begin February 1, 2022.

February 1, 2021
RFP distributed with Guidelines

March 5, 2021
Concept Letters due at Consortium

June 4, 2021
Full Proposals due at Consortium

June-August, 2021
Proposal Review and Selection

Ocean and Coastal Research and Outreach Priorities

Section I provides a listing of the Consortium’s priority needs for this biennium. Studies involving multi-disciplinary approaches with state/regional/national significance are especially desired. Proposals will be expected to address specific RFP priorities identified under the following major themes:

  • Healthy Coastal Ecosystems
  • Sustainable Coastal Development and Economy
  • Weather and Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Scientific Literacy and Workforce Development

Those interested in submitting a Concept Letter are strongly encouraged to view the Consortium 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. Concept letters will not be accepted after due date.


Questions may be directed to either Susan Lovelace, Ph.D., Executive Director ( or Susannah Sheldon, Research and Fellowships Manager (

FY22-24 Request for Proposals

Proposal and Reporting Forms