TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grant PDF Print E-mail

Dear respected all,


TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grant is currently available for application. Grants are awarded to high-level and promising research projects carried out by young individual scientists in OIC countries.


Details of the grant are as follows:

  • Maximum grant amount of US$15,000.
  • A maximum project duration of 18 months
  • The grant can only be used to purchase scientific equipment, consumables and specialized literature i.e. textbooks and proceedings only.
    (The grant does not cover salaries of researchers and/or students, field expenses, travel expenses and/or participation in international conferences)


Subject Areas of Research:

  1. Earth sciences
  2. Engineering sciences
  3. Information technology and computer sciences
  4. Materials science including nanotechnology
  5. Pharmaceutical sciences
  6. Renewable energy


Eligibility of Applicants

  1. Applicants must be below than 40 years old.
  2. Applicants must be nationals of OIC Member States with PhD and some research experience.



1)      Submission to RIO Office: 13 August 2014 (Softcopy)

2)      Application reviewed by MORPEC: 14 to 21 August 2014

3)      Rio submits to Applicants for amendment: 22 August 2014

4)      Amendment by Applicants: 23 -27 August 2014

5)      Submission to RIO (Hardcopy) – 28 October 2014 *completed and revised version

6)      RIO Consolidation and submission to TWAS-COMS - 29 August 2014


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