MCCS 2nd Grant Call


The MCCS 2nd Grant Call has been launched on 25 March 2024 on the Integrated Grant Management System (IGMS). The call closes on 17 June 2024, 2:00pm, Singapore time (UTC +08:00).

It is mandatory for all applications to be submitted through IGMS with endorsement from the Host Institution’s Director of Research (or equivalent) by the closing date. Late submissions or submissions from individual applicants without endorsement from the Host Institution will not be entertained. Separate submissions outside of IGMS will not be considered.

The award details, eligibility criteria, requirements, submission mode and more information can be found in the Information Sheet and FAQs below. Please refer to Annex B of the Information Sheet for detailed information on each Call Topic.

2. Grant Call FAQs (General Administration)* (Updated as of 10 May 2024)

*Please note that the Grant Call FAQs will be updated periodically. Interested grant call applicants should refer to this webpage for the latest FAQs.

The documents required to be submitted for grant application are:

The Call Topics of the MCCS 2nd Grant Call are listed in the table below.


Call Topic

Primary Vertical / Horizontal

Max. funding support (incl. indirect costs)

IGMS Application Link

Call Topic FAQs


Sediment nourishment and other nature-based solutions for climate-resilient soft-sediment coastal habitats

V2 Eco-Engineering

up to S$2.0mil


Call Topic 7 FAQs (Updated as of 20 May 2024)


Assessing the effects of climate change on coastal water quality

H1 Marine Climate Impact; V3 Ecological Resilience

up to S$2.66mil


Call Topic 8 FAQs (Updated as of 3 June 2024)


Related Information

For information regarding the Marine Science R&D Programme (MSRDP), please refer to the following resources:

  1. Summary of MSRDP (2015-2021) e-book

For information regarding the Marine Environment Sensing Network, please contact Jani Tanzil.


MCCS 2nd Grant Call Briefing Session

A briefing session on the MCCS 2nd Grant Call was held on 8 April 2024, 2:00 - 5:30 pm, Singapore time (UTC +08:00). Please refer to the slide deck for the presentation materials for the briefing session.

MCCS 2nd Grant Call Briefing Slides

Time  Programme

Overview of 2nd Grant Call

  • Background of Marine Climate Change Science (MCCS) programme 
  • Grant Call conditions and eligibility criteria
  • Review process
  • Instruction for submission of proposals
  • Q&A on grant call processes

Summary presentations of ongoing MCCS projects


Short Break


Call Topic 7:

"Sediment nourishment and other nature-based solutions for climate-resilient soft-sediment costal habitats"


Call Topic 8:

“Assessing the effects of climate change on coastal water quality”


Overall Q&A

Note: A short Q&A timeslot will be allocated during the presentation of each MCCS project and Call Topic (strictly capped at 20mins each). This final Q&A session will be dedicated for any additional questions that have not yet been addressed earlier.

5:00pm Refreshment & Networking
5:30pm  End of Programme

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