2014 Science and Technology Research Grant
GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION FOR THE ITSF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH GRANT
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1. Qualifications of Candidates
a. A research team consists of minimum of 2 (two) researchers
b. Energetic and creative young Indonesian researchers, in a team both chief and co-researchersaged below 45 on January 1, 2015.
c. Residing in Indonesia, engaged in research and/or science based innovation in Science and Technology, excluding mathematics, clinical medicine and social sciences are invited to apply for the ITSF Science and Technology Research Grant (STRG).
d. Principal investigator is eligible only to submit one proposal for the same fiscal year. STRG can only be granted twice. For those who have received previously STRG, current submitted proposal should be a continuation of previous research.
e. The proposed work should be carried out at a research facility in Indonesia and the result of which may contribute to the advancement of Science and Technology.
- Research Grant
STRG is provided annually for the duration of one year.
ITSF will provide a total amount of approximately Rp 700 millions for 2014 calendar year in grants of up to Rp 50 millions per approved proposal. This research grant is partly supported by Toray Science Foundation Japan. Any ensuing intellectual property rights resulting from this research will not be claimed by ITSF.
The proposal should be recommended by a representative of a scientific research institution. For an institution of higher learning, this should be the chairman of the Research Institute or the Dean of Faculty. For a non-university research center, this should be its director.
- Application Procedure
The applicant should complete the application form supplied by ITSF and send 5 (five)
copies of the completed form, which are nicely bound with a transparent plastic cover to ITSF at the mailing address stated herein.
The proposal is only submitted to ITSF. It is possible but the proposal is apart of a larger research project. It is, however, to be understood but the part of research eventually funded by ITSF should be reported separately.
The completed forms should reach the foundation office in Jakarta on or before 31August 2014.
- Selection Mechanism
The selection of the Grantees will be done in 3 stages:
1st Stage : Shortlisting of applicants by the Selection Committee through a review of the
completed application forms. Where necessary, additional reviewers may be
2nd Stage : Interview of shortlisted applicants leading to a decision on
selected grantees. The interview will be carried out only if necessary.
3rd Stage : Approval of selected grantees by ITSF
The decision of ITSF is final and no correspondence regarding the decision will be entertained.
- Selection Committee
The Selection Committee members are:
|Prof. Dr. Ir. Dedi Fardiaz, M. Sc||:||Ketua|
|Dr. Debbie Soefie Retnoningrum||:||Anggota|
|Prof. Dr. Anung Kusnowo||:||Anggota|
8. Presentation of ITSF Science and Technology Research Grant
STRG will be given in the presentation ceremony in February 2015 in Jakarta
9. Presentation of Research Results in a Seminar
The principal researcher who receive STRG is required to present his/her research results in the ITSF Science and Technology Seminar tentatively scheduled in February 2015, which is held one day prior to the Presentation Ceremony of that particular year. A presentation paper should be submitted at the latest two weeks before the seminar.
10. Disbursement Procedure
The grant is to be disbursed to the grantees according to the agreed procedure within ITSF.
a) The research grant may be used in any way, as long as it helps in the achievement of the purpose of the research. However, if the recipient desires to use the grant for an additional research purpose within the agreed upon research objective, prior written consent from ITSF must be received.
b) The grant should be fully used according to the approved schedule.
c) Each recipient of the STRG should submit 3 (three) copies of a final report (hard copies),
including a three to five-page extended abstract at the latest one month after the seminar.
d) The Final Report to some extent be able to represent the full report & should contain:
- Background of the research
- Nature of the research problem
- Analysis of data and information obtained
- Contribution to the existing body of knowledge
e) Original photographs where applicable should be provided and included in the report.
In case of data processing, simulation etc, a listing of developed computer programs as well as the use of readily available programs should be reported.
f) Please write e-mail, phone or fax to ITSF at the address/numbers stated below for any additional
g) This grant is not taxable on the part of the recipient.
h) The applicant will make sure that the proposal is not sent to other sources of funding for consideration of research grant.
Mailing Address/Enquiries to:
INDONESIA TORAY SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Summitmas II – 3rd Floor
Jl.Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 61-62
Jakarta 12190 – Indonesia
Tel: (021) 5220785, 2526841
Fax: (021) 5202041