Biennial Research Competition

This competition is closed

Texas Sea Grant is seeking proposals from investigators at ALL Texas universities and colleges. Others eligible include: nonprofit, non-academic institutions; for-profit organizations; state, local and Indian tribal governments; and unaffiliated persons.

Awards will support outcome-oriented research that spans broad areas of natural, physical, social, behavioral and economic sciences and engineering, will improve the understanding, wise use and stewardship of Texas’ coastal and marine resources, and generate substantial social, economic and environmental impacts in Texas.

Please review the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan, including the Focus Areas, Goals, Actions and Outcomes.

The Request for Research Proposals is typically issued in the Fall/early Winter of even-numbered years.

The Request for Proposals 2022 – 2024 Research Competition is now closed. Additional information can be viewed online:



Pre-proposal Webinar: December 15, 2020 and December 18, 2020, 10:00 AM CST - 12:00 PM CST
Pre-proposals Were Due: January 15, 2021 (5:00 PM CST; NO EXCEPTIONS )
Pre-proposal Feedback to PIs: March 5, 2021
Full Proposal Workshop Date:  March 12, 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.
Full Proposals Were Due: April 16, 2021 (5:00 PM CST; NO EXCEPTIONS )
Notice of Intent to Fund: This competition is closed.
Award Start Date: February 1, 2022
Award End Date: January 31, 2024

Mia Zwolinski

For More Information:

Mia Zwolinski

Assistant Director, Research and Fiscal Administration

(979) 458-0449