Sea Grant requests preproposals for 2010-11 research funding cycle

By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 19,  2009

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) is accepting preproposals for one- or two-year innovative research projects that address coastal issues.

Proposals in the 2010-2011 research funding competition must apply to at least one MASGC focus area (healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development or a safe, sustainable seafood supply). There are two levels of maximum funding: $50,000 per year and $150,000 per year. A 50-percent non-federal match is required for all projects.

The deadline for pre-proposals is 4 p.m. Feb. 23, 2009.

For more information, including submission guidelines, funding levels and MASGC focus areas, go to Contact MASGC Director LaDon Swann with additional inquiries at 251-648-5877 or


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