Travel Grants for Deep Sea Scientists

Photo Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program, Oceano Profundo 2015; Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs

The High-Seas Alliance and the Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative are pleased to offer limited grants for deep sea scientists to attend key meetings, conferences, workshops and events.  

Funding is open to all scientists and social scientists that are members of the Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI) network [sign up here]. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. 

Please review the application and grant guidelines before submission of application. To apply, please fill out and submit the application form, including the budget template provided.  

Applications must be submitted 60 days in advance of the meeting, conference, workshop or event. The Grant Review Committee will respond 40 days in advance of the meeting via email.

These grants are made available from November 1, 2021 – December 31, 2022.

Please contact Brittney Francis at if you have any questions.