Six photographs showing students working at a table, pulling up a plankton tow, and holding a crab, and an image of Boston Harbor Islands and a swirl of water.

MIT Sea Grant supports small coastal and marine related projects through our STREAM Grants program – Solutions Through Research, Education & Art in Massachusetts.

MIT Sea Grant is now accepting proposals for the STREAM Grant program, open to a diversity of Massachusetts applicants. STREAM Grants support innovative projects that align with MIT Sea Grant’s Strategic Plan, including:

  • Educational initiatives that connect classrooms and communities with coastal/marine science and engineering
  • Small research projects aligned with MIT Sea Grant’s coastal and marine focus areas
  • Seed funding for innovative efforts in art, education, industry, outreach, or research
  • Rapid response projects that advance areas of emerging interest or address a challenge
  • Student support to expand independent or class projects

Do you have an idea you’d like to discuss? We’d like to hear from you!

Important dates and details:

  • Grants up to $9,999 (50% match)
  • Request eSeaGrant access by August 31, 2023 at 5pm ET
  • Apply by September 1, 2023 at 5pm ET
  • Projects during this STREAM cycle must occur between November 1, 2023 and July 31, 2024. (Note: The fall 2024 RFP will return to a 1-year project period.)

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