TRAVEL GRANTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS OR CONFERENCES
The grant is provided to young scientists and students to enhance their skills, to test the results of their research, to organize the access to domestic and international resources, to strengthen the links between research and educational institutions.
The grant amount includes the costs of travel and stay for no more than two weeks (14 calendar days). Grant allocation is carried out on a competitive basis.
TYPES OF GRANT
Types of the Foundation grants for the travel:
- a travel grant to attend the conference (seminar, congresse) – for scientific researchers;
- a grant to travel to undergo scientific training – for scientists;
- a student travel grant to attend the conference (seminars, congresses) – for students.
The competition is open for scientists (those working in the scientific organization, higher education institution or research units of an organization), having an academic degree (Ph.D. or Doctor of Science, doctors on profile), at the age of not older than 40, citizens of Kazakhstan who are actively involved in research and graduate students of universities (Master, Bachelor).
The competition is held in the following areas:
- Physics, mathematics, engineering sciences;
- Ecology, earth sciences, agricultural sciences;
- Chemistry, technology, engineering science;
- Medicine and Biology;
- Social Sciences and Humanities.
FILING AN APPLICATION
In the specified period an applicant carries out a submission of a competition application together with a list of required documents (see Rules for the allocation of the Foundation grants for the trip to participate in the conference or scientific training). Application with all the attached documents is provided in one copy and signed by the applicant.
AWARDING OF GRANTS
Grant holders are determined by the competition of the Foundation Committee, consisting of not less than five members. Open voting by simple majority makes committee decisions.
Grant is allocated after the conclusion of a grant (sponsorship) contract. Upon returning from a trip, the owner of the grant reports on the targeted use of funds. In case of revealing the fact of improper use, the Foundation has the right to demand the return of these funds.
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