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Woods Hole Sea Grant Biennial Request for Proposals

Funding Cycle

February 1, 2022 –January 31, 2024

Pre-proposals must be received by: 
4:30 p.m. Eastern, Friday, February 19, 2021

Full proposals must be received by: 
4:30 p.m. Eastern, Friday, May 28, 2021
* Note:  Only those who have submitted pre-proposals may submit full proposals.

» WHSG 2022 Request For Proposals

Anticipated funding

Approximately $1 million will be available to support 5-10 research projects during the two-year funding period. Sea Grant proposals require a match  of $1 of non-federal funds for every $2 of federal funds requested.


Lead Principal Investigators for proposed projects must be staff or faculty at any public or private research or higher educational institution within the state of Massachusetts. Co-PIs outside the state of Massachusetts may be funded through sub-awards from the lead PI’s institution. Researchers are eligible to submit only one pre-proposal as lead PI, but may serve as a co-PI on other proposals.

Contact information

Questions should be directed to Jennie Rheuban (Research Coordinator) or Matt Charette (Director) via email at

Informational Webinars

January 4th, 2021 at 1:00pm EST. Webinar will be held via Zoom. 

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January 25th, 2021 at 1:00pm EST. Webinar will be held via Zoom.

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 Slides and Q & A will be posted here after the webinars.

Virtual Extension Office Hours

Woods Hole Sea Grant  extension staff will be holding office hours to provide potential PIs with an opportunity to discuss project ideas and engagement plans. Office Hours will be held by focus area. If you would like to attend an Office Hours session, please register via the appropriate Zoom link, and we will assign you a time slot within the Office Hours session.