University Grants Gommission Second Higher Education Project (SHEP) Invitation of Research Proposal for Faculty Research Grants

2014-04-05 - 2014-04-05

University Grants Gommission
Second Higher Education Project (SHEP)
Invitation  of Research  Proposalfor  Faculty Research Grants
University Grants Commission (UGC), Nepal under the SHEP  Research Funding Program, invites research propsals together with duly filled-in gnant application  forms  ftom eligible  faculties  for Faafiy Researfi  Grants Award
20692070.  In order to nationalize existing [email protected] resources  available  for funding research  activities,  thematic prcference  has, however, been given to the priority sector identified by the National  Interim Plan  and the Millennium Development  Goal.
Interested  faculties  fulfilling he following requirements  may apply  forthe  Research  Grants:
  • The Principal  Researcher/Team  Leader must be a full time faculty member of a university  or an organization affiliated to a university of Nepal such as central departments, campuses, research, centres,  faculties  or institutes,
  • The Principal Researcher  should possess  high level of academic  excellence.
  • There  should be provision  for the involvement of at least one additional faculty member and one  young graduate in the research team.
  • Representation of women , dalits and the membens of other disadvantaged gmups  in fie research  team  is an important indicator  for selection.
Oher Provisions  and Requirements:
  1. Allthe researchers must  be Nepali citizens.
  2. UGC Board members, members of Research Council, Evaluation Committee, Cluster Committee and UGC employees are not eligible  to apply.
  3. A person  who is currently  getting  fellowships/ research  grant from UGC is not eligible  to apply.
  4. A researcher should be involved  in one and only one proposal.
  5. In case of dispute, final decision  will be made  by UGC Research  Council.
Funding and Duration:
.  The maximum amount of Faculty Research Gnants  is Rs. 2, 00,000 (two hundred  thousand rupees) based on the proposal.  The study must  be completed  within  1-1.5 years.
Documents to be submitted:
  1.  An application form must be submitted in UGC format awilable from Research  Division  or on UGC website with payment  of Rs. 500 (Five  hundred  Rupees  only).
  2. Three copies of research  propsals in APA format along with  a CD copy.
  3. The proposal will underyo blind review  for evaluation.  The name  of the researchers  and he institution should not appear in the proposal.  Any default  will be disqualified.
  4. The application  along wih the detailed proposal  must reach  UGC by September  10,2012  (25 Bhadra,  2069).
  5. Delay caused by postal  service or other mode of delivery  will not be entertained.
For further details  contact
Research  Division,  University Grants Gommission
Sanothimi, Bhaktapur,  Post Box:  10796, Telephone:  6638548,  6638550, Fax: 6638552
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