შოთა რუსთაველის საქართველოს ეროვნული სამეცნიერო ფონდი

Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia

For Science, for Future, for Georgia

საქართველოს განათლების, მეცნიერების, კულტურისა და სპორტის სამინისტრო
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Foundation announces Grant Call 2019 for Promotion of Scientific Research Projects and International Scientific Events in Occupied Territories of Georgia

Call title: Grant Call for Promotion of Scientific Research Projects and International Scientific Events in Occupied Territories of Georgia.

Call abbreviation: OTG

The aim of the call: Development of scientific studies in the occupied territories of Georgia, their approximation to international standards, creation of new knowledge, study and analysis of new ideas and concepts, events and facts etc.

Project application type: Institutional

Terms of the Call:

As a part of the grant call, two lots will be provided for financing

  • First lot – implementation of scientific projects in the field of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region studies.
  • Second Lot - Organizing international scientific events

Projects can be submitted in the following fields as specified by the Classification of Scientific fields:

  • Natural sciences.
  • Technology and engineering.
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences.
  • Social sciences.

For organizing scientific research projects

  • Funding required for a scientific research project should not exceed 60,000 GEL
  • Duration of the project should be 12 months

 

For organizing an international scientific event

Grant funding required for a single project should not exceed:

Season school                                                              30 000 GEL

Conference                                                                   40 000GEL

Congress                                                                       40 000 GEL

Forum                                                                            40 000 GEL

Symposium                                                                   40 000 GEL 

 

The project of international scientific events should be completed no later than October 30, 2020.

Call administration schedule:

October 4, 2019 - Announcement of the call according to the established rule

October 18, 2019 - Date of opening electronic registration database - Grants Management Unified System (GMUS)

Group consultations:

October 11 - 16:00 P.M.

October 21 - 14:00 P.M.

From October 18 till October 29, 18:00 P.M – Date of registration of project in electronic database – GMUS

October 31, till 18:00 p.m. - Deadline for submitting application to the Foundation’s Chancellery.

November-December - Determination of relevance of registered projects with the terms of the call (technical expertise); Evaluation of projects registered under the terms of the call, detection of winners and approval with the individual administrative-legal act of Foundation’s Director General; Publication of call results; Grant agreement with the winners.

regulatory documents of the call:

 Appendices and materials needed for project preparation:

For scientific research projects

  • Cover page of the project (Annex 2, example)
  • Call proposal (Annex 3) in Georgian.
  • Professional biography (Annex 4 example) in Georgian and English
  • Project implementation time-frame (Annex 5 example) In Georgian
  • Project budget and budget justification (Annex 6 example) in Georgian
  • Letter of reference of co-financing (Appendix 7) in Georgian and English
  • Support letter on provision of other legal entity with material-technical base (Annex 8) - in Georgian and English

 

For international scientific events

  • Professional biography (Annex 4 example) in Georgian and English
  • Letter of reference of co-financing (Appendix 7) in Georgian and English
  • Cover page of the project (Annex 12 example)
  • Call Proposal (Annex 13) in Georgian
  • Support letter from a foreign citizen on involvement in project – Letter of Personal Commitment (Annex 14) In English
  • Project Implementation Schedule (Annex 16 example) in Georgian
  • Project budget and budget justification (Annex 17 example) in Georgian

 

Link for online registration:

Grants Management Unified System (GMUS) – for registration of projects (Link)

Instruction for online registration (link)

Important information for applicants:

  • In order to prepare the project, it is necessary to read in details both the Minister’s and director General’s decrees on approved terms and conditions, as well as, relevant annexes;
  • Only group consultations will be held;
  • For further questions contact on E-mail kgorgadze@rustaveli.org.ge

Coordinators

Nino Gogadze

Ketevan Gorgadze