Science and Technology Unit www.uqu.edu.sa/stu   Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf Head of Science and Technology Unit [email_address] T...
Contents <ul><li>What Funding is Available  </li></ul><ul><li>Why Filling in a Research Grant Proposal </li></ul><ul><li>F...
What Funding is Available <ul><li>Consult research office, colleagues, websites and reference books  </li></ul><ul><li>Tra...
Charitable Trusts and Foundations <ul><li>King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) </li></ul><ul><li>http://...
Why Filling in a Research Grant Proposal <ul><li>Funding is important NOT just because of the financial support </li></ul>...
Factors that Make for Success <ul><li>Careful investigation of what funding is available </li></ul><ul><li>Which funding o...
Make Contact with Funding Organizations <ul><li>Grants available </li></ul><ul><li>how to apply </li></ul><ul><li>lists of...
<ul><li>Who are the decision-makers/assessors? </li></ul><ul><li>What review processes do they follow? </li></ul><ul><li>W...
<ul><li>Opportunity for original thinking in the subject </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity for progress in the research </li><...
THANK YOU 10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa 10/01/11
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  1. 1. Science and Technology Unit www.uqu.edu.sa/stu Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf Head of Science and Technology Unit [email_address] Tel/Fax: 5271622 or 5270000 Ext: 4197/4198 Available Funding for Research and Factors that Make for Success
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>What Funding is Available </li></ul><ul><li>Why Filling in a Research Grant Proposal </li></ul><ul><li>Factors that Make for Success </li></ul><ul><li>What the Funding Body Wants to Know </li></ul>10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa
  3. 3. What Funding is Available <ul><li>Consult research office, colleagues, websites and reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Travel grant </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Research Program (Small and Large Research Grant) </li></ul><ul><li>National Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Developmental Research Grants Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Student Research Program </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Grants Program </li></ul><ul><li>Organizers of scientific conference and congress </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific associations and societies </li></ul><ul><li>Governmental departments </li></ul><ul><li>Business and industry </li></ul><ul><li>Charitable trusts and foundations </li></ul>10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa
  4. 4. Charitable Trusts and Foundations <ul><li>King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) </li></ul><ul><li>http://grants.kacst.edu.sa/menu/ProgramsDefinition.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Almarai prize for scientific innovation </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kacst.edu.sa/ar/sites/almaraiprize/prize.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>King Abdullah International Center for Medical Research </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kaimrc.med.sa/ </li></ul><ul><li>Islamic Development Bank </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.isdb.org/irj/portal/anonymous?NavigationTarget=navurl://5ffaebd539e6818daffef7bff9d770cb </li></ul><ul><li>The King Faisal Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kff.com/AR01/homepage/Index.html# </li></ul><ul><li>Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.astf.net/site/arabic/funding/index.asp </li></ul><ul><li>Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dhfmr.hms.harvard.edu/research_grants.html </li></ul><ul><li>World Health Organization (WHO) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.searo.who.int/en/Section1243/Section2279/Section2287.htm </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Org. (UNESCO) </li></ul><ul><li>http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=7972&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html </li></ul>10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa
  5. 5. Why Filling in a Research Grant Proposal <ul><li>Funding is important NOT just because of the financial support </li></ul><ul><li>Approved grant reflects on the importance of the study </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition for the PI and other Co-I </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition for the hosting institute </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment for the execution of the research project </li></ul><ul><li>Publication of data generated may be easier </li></ul>10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa
  6. 6. Factors that Make for Success <ul><li>Careful investigation of what funding is available </li></ul><ul><li>Which funding organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Preliminary contact with funding organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Writing an application which communicates your intentions clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from your mistakes and trying again if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT SUBMIT THE PROPOSAL TO MORE THAN ONE GRANTING BODY AT A TIME </li></ul>10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa
  7. 7. Make Contact with Funding Organizations <ul><li>Grants available </li></ul><ul><li>how to apply </li></ul><ul><li>lists of trustees </li></ul><ul><li>Members of committees </li></ul><ul><li>What are the current trends? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the current limitations and restrictions? </li></ul><ul><li>What subject areas were awarded funding last year? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the future plans of the funder? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Who are the decision-makers/assessors? </li></ul><ul><li>What review processes do they follow? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the deadlines for submission? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will the process take? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the proper way to approach them? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people apply each year and what percentage get grants? </li></ul>Make Contact with Funding Organizations 10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa
  9. 9. <ul><li>Opportunity for original thinking in the subject </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity for progress in the research </li></ul><ul><li>The potential impact of such progress on other researchers and on the scientific community </li></ul><ul><li>Suitability of the PI and research team (applicants) </li></ul><ul><li>The working environment </li></ul>What the funding body want to know 10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa
  10. 10. THANK YOU 10/01/11 Dr. Faisal Al-Allaf, fallaf@uqu.edu.sa 10/01/11
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