GLFC: 2022 Pre-proposals for Fishery and Sea Lamprey Research Programs


Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC).


Fishery Research Program and Sea Lamprey Research Program 

For More Information

For full details on the program and eligibility criteria, please visit the GLFC Call for Proposals web-page.


Pre-proposals for the Fishery Research Program and Sea Lamprey Research Program are being accepted until January 15, 2022. Please review the call for proposals before submitting your pre-proposal. Pre-proposals should be submitted through the online portal, which contains detailed submission instructions. Please visit the GLFC Call for Proposals web-page to access the link to the call for proposals document, as well as the link to the online portal.

Proposals are evaluated for relevance and scientific merit and against information needs identified by the Research Themes under which they are submitted.

Funding Availability

Individual awards are typically between $35,000 and $100,000 per year. 

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

New projects may not begin before January 1, 2023.

Special Notes

Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Please submit a copy of your pre-proposal, along with an OR-5 Form to

External Deadline

Applicant to submit pre-proposal via the online GLFC proposal system.

If invited to submit a full proposal, please notify the Office of Research Services at

How to Apply

Instructions on Submitting the Pre-Proposal:

  1. An electronic copy of your pre-proposal is due by January 15, 2022 11:59 pm EST. To electronically submit your pre-proposal, create an account or log in to an existing account on the online GLFC proposal system. Upload an electronic copy of your pre-proposal as a Microsoft Word file or pdf. Investigators are encouraged to visit the proposal system in advance of the deadline. A hard-copy submission is not required.
  2. In addition to submitting an electronic copy of your pre-proposal, investigators are required to input proposal details into the proposal system.
  3. Upload additional proposal documents to the “Proposal Documents” section of the online system.
  4. Do not submit any letters of endorsement with your pre-proposal.
For Questions, please contact

If you have questions about the pre-proposal form or the research programs, send an email to the addresses listed below for the appropriate program or call 734-662-3209 and ask to speak to a research program associate.

Fishery Research Program: 

Sea Lamprey Research Program:

Office of Research

Vanessa Knox, Awards and Agreements Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x53429

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