Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) RFP-VI proposals for Individual Investigators, Collaborative Efforts, or Research Consortia for 2018-2019 are due March 3, 2017 at 4:00pm Central Time. The RFP is available on the GoMRI website at  Please note the eligibility requirements contained in section IV of the RFP.  It is each individual’s responsibility to ensure that he/she meets these requirements.

The RFP-VI Frequently Asked Questions are being continuously updated. Visit to read the FAQs or to ask a question. The deadline for submissions of questions is February 17, 2017 at 4:00pm Central Time.

To assist with budget preparation, OSP has created an Excel budget spreadsheet using the GoMRI Template.

Additional GoMRI forms and templates are available at

Please remember to route your cover page, budget, and budget justification in SPS for OSP review and approval. Due to the expected volume of proposals, OSP is requesting that the proposals be routed no later than Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  Proposals will be reviewed in the order they are received.

Please contact OSP at 225-578-2760 or if you have any questions regarding the GoMRI RFP-VI competition.