Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Ton Duc Thang University - Call for Applications

Sponsor

Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Ton Duc Thang University (FOSTECT

Program

Call for Applications for Basic and Applied Research in 2018

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Call for Applications

Description

Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Ton Duc Thang University (FOSTECT) announces funding opportunities for basic and applied research in 2018. Details are given as follows:

Goal

  • The funding aims to support potential research projects and to promote scientific research activities of Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU);
  • Developing research capacity of individuals and research groups;
  • Promoting international cooperation in research with TDTU’s partners;
  • Improving quality and quantity of scientific publications, inventions and applications.

Scope of Funding 

  • Funding will be provided to basic and applied research in all fields.

Eligibility

Applicants are TDTU’s researchers and other researchers around the world.

  • Principal investigators must have good research track records in the last five years;
  • Project’s members have appropriate expertise and ability to proposal content.

Maximum Project Value

  • The Principal investigator uses at least 75% of the total budget for research activities (based on the explanatory budget plan):
    • Guiding students, specially graduate students or doctoral students: the expenses for guiding students to complete their theses
    • Attending domestic and international conferences/seminars (including travel and accommodation expenses);
    • The expenses for purchase of supplies, chemicals, materials, tools and proposed equipment must be used directly for research activities (except Laptop or Desktop) and in accordance with current regulations on this activity;
    • Research collaboration: the cost of inviting experts to the University for collaborative research, or the cost of collaborating with other research units outside the University.
  • Other expenses include the expenses for organizing seminars, symposiums, scientific conferences, purchasing documents, data and printing.
  • For projects using less than 75% of the total budget for research activities in Section 4.a (using more than 25% of funds for other activities or personal income), the principal investigators must declare highly-prestigious research outputs in their proposals.

Deadlines

If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

Please submit a signed OR-5 form and complete submission package to the Office of Research Services at resserv@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

Please submit both an electronic copy via the FOSTEXT Online Submission site and a hard copy to:

Foundation for Science and Technology Development
Room A303, Ton Duc Thang University, 19 Nguyen Huu Tho Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Note: Please allow for sufficient time for the hard copy application to be mailed to Vietnam.

How to Apply

Use FOSTECT Online Submission (FOS) to create and submit the application on http://fos.tdt.edu.vn

Required components of submission package:

  • Application form (from FOS);
  • Curriculum vitae of Principal Investigators (from FOS);
  • Evidence of research outcomes (papers published, patents…);
  • Budget plan.

Applications must be under two formats:

  • Electronic copy: use FOSTECT Online Submission (FOS) to create and submit the application. After signing in, click on "Add new submission" and follow the instruction;
  • Hard copy: 05 copies (01 original version certified by the Dean or Director of Faculty/Department and 04 copies) for TDTU's researchers;
  • An electronic proposal signed (scanned in color) for external TDTU’s researchers;
  • Evidence of research outcomes (papers published, patents…): only 01 copy.

Completed project applications must be sent to:

Foundation for Science and Technology Development
Room A303, Ton Duc Thang University, 19 Nguyen Huu Tho Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

For Questions, please contact

If you have any question, please contact us at  fostect@tdt.edu.vn for assistance.

Office of Research

Carolyn Dowling-Osborn, Senior Manager, Grants & Contracts
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x52935
cosborn@uoguelph.ca

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