Submit proposals for GEC Seed Funding Grant

Guam EPSCoR’s Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium Seed Funding Grant

Submission Deadline: September 27, 2019

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, coastal geological processes and sedimentation, and Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio). The grant can include travel funding for training or support that is directly linked to the implementation of research and/or advancing the competitive nature of proposed EPSCoR goals. 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 of up to $25,000 will be made available. 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 1, 2020, unless otherwise noted or advised. 

Applicants should submit a one- to two-page project description that includes a timeline for planning and research, an itemized budget, and budget justification no later than September 27, 2019 (1700H Chamorro Standard Time).

Submit proposals to Please use the subject line “GEC Seed Funding Y5.

For more information visit or contact Dr. Terry Donaldson, Guam EPSCoR PI/PD, at


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