ADVANCE ANNOUNCEMENT ON REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (COVID-19 SHORT TERM SPECIAL RESEARCH GRANT)
Tarikh : 13 April 2020
Dilaporkan Oleh : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri
Kategori : Announcements
ADVANCE ANNOUNCEMENT ON
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (COVID-19 SHORT TERM SPECIAL RESEARCH GRANT)
(The MOE will issue information at the MYGRANTS from 15 April 2020 onwards)
Assalamualaikum wbt and Salam Sejahtera.,
YBhg. Tan Sri / Datuk / Dato '/ Prof. / Assoc. Prof. Dr./ Asst. Prof./Dr.,
We are pleased to inform you that public universities and private institutions of higher learning are invited to apply for the Higher Education Ministry’s special grants to conduct research on critical areas that are in close association with the community in dealing with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MOE said at least RM20,000 would be allocated for each research covering 20 key areas.
Among the areas for research that are identified closely related to the community in dealing with the realities after the Movement Control (CPP) Order ends is the impact on the economy, public health, safety, tourism, trade, information technology, education and food security.
The proposal paper for the research could be carried out individually or in a group of not more than three people.
The application for this special grant is opened from April 15 to 30 this year with the research to be conducted within a six months period.
The Department of Higher Education (JPT) would be given the responsibility to coordinate the application and evaluate the research grant in determining the suitability of the research to be carried out.
The findings of the research will be evaluated by the ministry’s Research Grant Evaluation Committee and if suitable, will be tabled to the Cabinet to determine its feasibility for implementation.
KPT said information on the grant can be accessed at the Malaysia Greater Research Network System (MyGRANTS).https://mygrants.gov.my/main.php
The short-term research grant is offered as part of its efforts to provide a source of reference to the government, especially the relevant ministries, in preparing and formulating policies in facing the scenario after the Covid-19 pandemic.
*PLEASE TAKE NOTE: This is an advanced announcement. Do look out for further announcements at the MYGRANTS and here from 15 April 2020 onwards.
We look forward to receiving your innovative applications and we wish you all the best.
For queries on grant applications, please contact the MOE GRANTS Secretariat:
Grant Initiative Unit, Research Management Centre (Gombak)
COVID-19 SHORT-TERM GRANT
1.Aida Melly bt Tan Mutalib @ Abd. Mutalib, Senior Assistant Director
2. Fuziah bt Ningah, Administrative Assistant
3. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dr. Mariana Mohamed Osman, Deputy Director
2. 03-6421 6199
3. 03-6421 5006
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