Deadline:

Deadline for application: 12 December 2018

Deadline for notice or letter of intent: 19 December 2018

Location:


Canad.

(Award)

Description

AUDACE Program Fall 2018.

The objective of the AUDACE program is to support bold research that offers a departure from traditional approaches. For the purposes of this program, “bold” refers to the ability of the researchers and their project to go beyond the existing paradigms of their respective scientific cultures and fields of research – theories, practices, hypotheses, methods, and even modes of thought

More Details

Foster intersectoral networking by funding research projects at the crossroads of disciplines and sectors;

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • the program is to support bold research that offers a departure from traditional approaches
  • any researchers and projects that beyond the existing paradigms of their respective scientific cultures and fields of research – theories, practices, hypotheses, methods, and even modes of thought
  • also encourage innovative research proposals with a high potential to transform and to produce considerable impacts, regardless of their nature (scientific, social, economic, technological, cultural, aesthetic…).

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

1 year

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The person responsible for the application (project leader) must have one of the following statuses :
    •    university researcher;
    •    university clinical researcher;
    •    college researcher.
  • He/she must also meet the general eligibility requirements set out in the CGR  or be a full-time faculty member at a general or vocational college, a private government-approved college, or a government school that offers postsecondary education. A college researcher can also be a part-time or full-time researcher in a college center for the transfer of technology.
  • Persons with the status of the retired researcher may assume the role of project leader and be responsible for the application, provided they can prove that they are still active in research (publications, grants, student supervision, etc.). A retired researcher must provide a letter from the university indicating that prior to retirement, the researcher was a regular professor and that, for the term of the grant, he/she will have access to the facilities and logistical support required to carry out research activities and will continue to train/supervise students and young researchers in the field, where applicable.
  • Researchers who have the status of university researcher or clinical university researcher but do not hold a tenure-track university position (example: contractual) must attach, in the “Other documents” section of the application form, a document certifying that they will retain this status throughout the duration of the grant.

Opportunity Cost

(Award/Prize)

  • Up to $ 100 000, over a period of 12 month, may be spread over 24 months.
  • In accordance with the program objectives, the grant must be used to cover expenses directly related to the implementation of the project. All budget items listed in the CGR  are eligible.
  • Indirect costs equivalent to 27% of the grant amount will be paid in addition to the research grant, to a maximum of $27,000.

How to Apply

First Step: You also need to register an online account  and follow the registration in order to attach the information from here 

Second Step: Fill out the information required for the application form from here

Third Step:Candidates must ensure that their application includes all the required documents so that the application file is considered acceptable ,you can find all about the required documents from here 

NOTE : Deadline (notice or letter of intent) : September 19th, 2018, 4 PM

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This Scholarship Published by:
” Mohamed Mamdooh/ Egypt “ 

Reviewed by” Hager Ashour/ Egypt 
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