The Al Qasimi Foundation offers Research Grants for Current Faculty Members at Recognized Tertiary Institutions from Across the World in UAE 2013
Study Subject(s): Course offered by the university.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing research programme.
Scholarship Provider: The Al Qasimi Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: UAE
Eligibility:-Current faculty member at an accredited tertiary institution who holds a doctorate or other terminal degree.
-Must have a minimum TOEFL score of 600 or IELTS score of 6.5
-Proposed research must focus on the United Arab Emirates, and specifically, the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. -If the research proposal includes other locations, Ras Al Khaimah must be a significant focus for data gathering and analysis.
-Proposed research must address an education, public policy, or closely related social science issue or question.
-Relevant topics (dependent on research question) may include areas such as education, urban planning/development, public health, economic development, food access, and energy or environmental policy. -Proposed research must have IRB approval at the applicant’s home institution.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The International students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The Al Qasimi Foundation’s Faculty Research Grants are open to current faculty members at recognized tertiary institutions from across the world. They are designed to sponsor faculty conducting field research in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah over the summer months or during a sabbatical. Faculty Research Grants cover housing for a period up to two months and return economy class airfares.
Duration of award(s): Grants is offered for two months.
What does it cover? Faculty Research Grants cover housing for a period up to two months and return economy class airfares. In addition, the Al Qasimi Foundation provides office space, research support, and administrative assistance.
Selection Criteria: If an applicant meets the minimum eligibility criteria noted above, they are encouraged to apply for a Faculty Research Grant. Grants are awarded based on merit as measured by academic achievement and relevance of the research proposal. Demonstrated intellectual distinction and academic integrity, record of scholarly research and publications, and reputation of an applicant’s current institution as well as those where they earned their degrees are all factors in the evaluation process.
The applicant’s academic discipline is also considered, with preference given to those whose areas of expertise focus on education, public policy, or closely related fields. The Al Qasimi Foundation Directors and Advisory Board serve as the evaluation and selection committee. The Grant review process is competitive, and while the Al Qasimi Foundation receives many excellent and high-quality proposals, a maximum of three Faculty Research Grants are available each year.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by electronically.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till February 1, 2013.