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Rhode Island Sea Grant funds research that leads to an improved understanding of the natural world and that supports improved decision-making for better management of coastal and marine resources.

2018–2020  |  2016–2018  |  2014–2016   |  2012–2014  |  2010–2012


NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program 

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is open for 2018 applicants. This fellowship train students through this joint fellowship program in two specialized areas: population and ecosystem dynamics as well as marine resource economics. Please visit Sea Grant’s national website for more information on how to apply and eligibility.


  • Rhode Island Sea Grant funds promising marine/coastal projects that need to first gain proof-of-concept status. Such projects are often the brainchild of an academic entrepreneur who needs start-up funds to test an idea before seeking more robust funding. Rhode Island Sea Grant looks for promising science investments that may fuel significant benefits from a small infusion of funds.
  • For more information, please download Funding Guidelines 


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