FY2018 RFP SCHEDULE

January 2017



January 18, 2017 FY2018 RFP Open House invitation issued
January 23, 2017 Open House for Investigators and announcement of research topics for FY2018; noon - 2pm at MIT Sea Grant

March 2017



March 3, 2017 Pre-proposals are due by 5:00 pm at MIT Sea Grant
March 20, 2017 Pre-Proposals distributed to Pre-Proposal Advisory Committee

April 2017



April 14, 2017 Advisory Committee Meeting - Pre-Proposal review discussion, program planning and review; 12:00-2:00 pm at MIT Sea Grant
April 19, 2017 Committee recommendations regarding submission of Full Proposals sent to Principal Investigators

June 2017



June 12, 2017 Full proposals are due by 5:00 pm at MIT Sea Grant
June 16, 2017 Full Proposals distributed to peer reviewers

July 2017



July 17, 2017 Peer reviewers' evaluations of Full Proposals due by 5:00 pm at MIT Sea Grant

August 2017



August 4, 2017 Blinded reviews released to PI's.
August 18, 2017 PI rebuttals due by 5:00 pm at MIT Sea Grant
August 21, 2017 Proposals, reviews and rebuttals sent to Technical Review Panel and to National Sea Grant Office

September 2017



September 18, 2017 Technical Review Panel Meeting - Full Proposal Recommendations; 12:00-2:00 pm at MIT Sea Grant
September 22, 2017 Advisory Committee Meeting - Full Proposal Recommendation, Strategic Planning for 2018; 12:00-2:00 pm at MIT Sea Grant

October 2017



October 2017 Omnibus proposal DUE in Washington D.C.

February 2018



February 1, 2018 Beginning of FY 2018 funding