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2019 Guam EPSCoR Seed Funding Opportunity

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 15:00

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Request for Proposals

For: Guam EPSCoR’s Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium 2019 Seed Funding Grant

Submission Deadline: February 18, 2019 (1700H Chamorro Standard Time)

Guam EPSCoR’s Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium is seeking proposals from junior faculty members of the University of Guam for seed funding grant opportunities. Guam EPSCoR seed funding will include experimental project costs for collaborative projects in the areas of oceanography, coral genetics, bioinformatics, genomics, and Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio), and can include support for travel for training or support that is directly linked to the implementation of research and/or advancing the competitive nature of proposed EPSCoR goals. Funding for travel to scientific meetings is acceptable if the researcher is presenting EPSCoR-related research. Competitive seed funding proposals should outline how the proposed work clearly advances the research areas listed above as it is related to Guam EPSCoR strategic goals.
Multiple seed funding grant awards will be made available with awards typically being at least $10,000. Successful proposals will be selected based upon relevance to emergent science, research quality and a demonstrated potential to achieve significant results that lead to peer reviewed publications and future grant proposal submissions. Awardees should commit research fund expenditures by July 31, 2019, unless otherwise noted or advised. 
Applicants should submit a one-page proposal, timeline for planning and research, and budget breakdown no later than February 18, 2019 (1700H Chamorro Standard Time)
Proposals should be submitted to Please use the subject line “GEC Seed Funding 2019

For more information you may visit or contact:

Dr. Terry Donaldson, Guam EPSCoR PI/PD
Mellani Lubuag, Guam EPSCoR Program Manager