"The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA/NMFS) is soliciting competitive applications for the 2014 Pacific Islands Region Marine Education and Training Mini-Grant Program. Projects are being solicited to improve communication, education, and training on marine resource issues throughout the region and increase scientific education for marine-related professions among coastal community residents, including indigenous Pacific islanders, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented groups in the region."

Total estimated program funding is $200,000, with 15 awards expected.