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Guam EPSCoR’s Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium Seed Funding

Date Posted: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 17:00

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
For: Guam EPSCoR’s Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium Seed Funding

 
Submission Deadline: November 5, 2017
 
Guam EPSCoR’s Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium is seeking proposals from junior and newly recruited research faculty for seed funding opportunities for 2017-2018. 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 awards of up to $10,000 will be awarded to researchers that have submitted a proposal in areas related to Guam EPSCoR research goals. Successful proposals will be selected based on the research quality and on the demonstrated potential to achieve significant results that lead to peer reviewed publications and future grant proposals. Funded proposals are expected to be completed by July 1, 2017, unless otherwise noted or advised. 
 
Applicants should submit a one page proposal, timeline for planning and research, and budget breakdown no later than November 5, 2017.
 
Proposals should be submitted to guamepscor@gmail.com.
 
For more information you may visit www.guamepscor.uog.edu or contact:
 
Dr. Terry Donaldson, Guam EPSCoR PI/PD
tdonaldson@triton.uog.edu
 
Mellani Lubuag, Guam EPSCoR Program Manager
lubuagm@triton.uog.edu