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SC Sea Grant Consortium
287 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
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The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium provides support for research, outreach, and education projects on coastal and marine resource development, management, and conservation. The Consortium, one of 32 Sea Grant programs around the nation, is funded through the National Sea Grant College Program, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, participating states that provide matching funds, and other extramural sources.

NOAA Aquaculture Funding Opportunities
The National Sea Grant College Program has released three federal funding opportunities (FFO) to support research and industry engagement to advance U.S. aquaculture.

2018 Coastal Research and Extension Request for Mini-Proposals (External Link)
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is seeking up to eight faculty/student research teams to partner with Consortium staff to conduct integrated research/extension projects over the next one and a half years.

FY20-FY21 Request for Proposals

Proposal and Reporting Forms

Faculty and Institutional Guide for Consortium Projects and Proposals (PDF) (External Link)

Coastal Research and Extension Study Groups: Partners in Putting Science to Work in S.C.

Program Development Grants (PDF) (External Link)
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium will consider proposals for low-budget support for short-term or immediate impact research and outreach projects, and, less frequently, conference sponsorships and travel requests. Inquiries regarding program development funding should be directed to Susannah Sheldon, Consortium Program Manager, at (843) 953-2083 or

National Sea Grant Competitions
Sea Grant administers several special National Strategic Investments RFPs for the National Sea Grant College Program. Recent topics included marine biotechnology, fisheries habitat, and marine aquaculture. Find out what opportunities are available and how to apply.

Available Fellowships
Find out about student fellowship opportunities available through Sea Grant, including the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the Industrial Fellowship, and Fisheries Internship programs.

Funding Opportunity Links
Access funding opportunities from federal agencies and the National Sea Grant Office here.

Funding Opportunities
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