The Space Grant Research Infrastructure Seed Grant Program seeks to improve the research competitive position of Maine researchers for larger scale funding from NASA and other agencies by supporting projects that are aligned with NASA priority areas and the state of Maine’s strengths. This program provides funding to support projects that promote collaborations to strengthen the research infrastructure capacity of the institution and improve the research competitive position of research faculty.
Eligible uses of seed grant funding are:
- Preliminary research activities
- Travel to NASA field centers
- Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Doc student support
- Disciplinary-specific workshops for networking between Maine researchers and NASA
Eligible applicants are faculty and researchers at MSGC Affiliate higher education and non-profit research institutions. All participants being funded by this program must be U.S. citizens