Saginaw Bay ESI Research Grant

Applications are currently being accepted, no due date

Submit your applicatin using the new online application system,

Purpose: Facilitate seed projects involving scientific research focused on the Saginaw Bay Watershed (e.g. water quality, pollution, land use, wildlife health/habitat, environmental/public health, geospatial characterization).  Awards are limited to $4,000 each.

Eligibility:  SVSU faculty and staff – preference will be given to those who are actively involved in the Saginaw Bay ESI. One application per year is allowed per project or evaluator.

Application guidelines: Saginaw Bay ESI Research Grants (22kB)

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their projects with the institute director (David Karpovich) or any SVSU member of the steering (Tami Sivy, Martin Arford, and Arthur Martin).  Review will begin as soon as possible after proposal receipt.

Access Online Budget Account (14kB) using mySVSU portal.

Follow the steps below to create an account and apply for an opportunity.

  1. Access the online application by visiting
  2. Click on the grant you would like to apply for under competition.
  3. Click on apply on the right side.
  4. When login screen appears, click on register on the bottom.
  5. Use your SVSU email address and password when you click on create account.
  6. You will receive an email; click the Confirm Account button to complete the account creation process.
  7. Login at to create your application.
  8. You will receive an email once your application is submitted.  

Please contact Sponsored Programs for assistance as you are completing your application.