University Research Council: Call for Proposals extended to 2 August 2011

ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
University Research Council

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
25 April 2011

As part of the Ateneo’s continuing mission to address poverty alleviation and in creating positive social impact in the country, the University Research Council is pleased to announce funding for research projects focused on the following themes:

  • public health
  • public education
  • family and migration
  • disaster management and mitigation
  • Filipino leadership and governance

The research projects may be of theoretical or applied nature, interdisciplinary, and with a clear social relevance in either of the themes mentioned above. Funding per project is up to P400,000 and will be awarded on a competitive basis. The primary criteria for selection of the projects to be funded are:

  • social significance
  • strength of the conceptual framework
  • project design and methodology
  • expected output in terms of publishable works in indexed journals.

The policies and guidelines and application form may be downloaded from the following website. Three items need to be submitted:

  • a detailed proposal as outlined in the guidelines
  • a completed application form with a 100-word abstract and noted by the chair or the dean
  • a short curriculum vitae of the lead proponent.

The deadline for submission has been extended until August 2, 2011. Awards will be announced by the end of September, and projects under this grant may start in October 2011 with a one- or two-year time frame.

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