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Request for Applications to Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program Faculty Scholars Program

Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Laurie Dougherty
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JANUARY 2019 – Request for Applications to Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program Faculty Scholars Program


The Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program (IISG) Faculty Scholars Program is a professional networking and development opportunity to support faculty from institutes of higher learning in Illinois and Indiana who wish to develop extension, education, or communication capacities related to their scholarly interests. Applicants can request up to $12,000 to support activities that further the IISG mission to empower southern Lake Michigan communities to secure a healthy environment and economy.


The full request for applications can be viewed here: A summary is included below. Applications should be emailed to by 6:00 pm EST on February 22, 2019.

The Sea Grant Scholars Program consists of a program introduction phase and a proposal development phase. Specific deliverables include a preliminary product, such as a literature review or needs assessment, and a fully developed proposal to submit to an external funding agency. Scholars will be expected to participate in networking activities with IISG staff and stakeholders throughout their tenure. Scholar tenure will be for one year starting May 1, 2019.  


We encourage faculty members from all disciplines to apply to the Sea Grant Scholars Program. IISG is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. The full IISG values statement can be found at If you have questions about the Scholars Program, please contact IISG Research Coordinator Carolyn Foley (

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