King Abdullah I School of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research

Office of Sponsored Projects

About

The Office of Sponsored Projects serves as a central resource to support the research and projects at PSUT by providing guidance and stewardship for the research community and the College.

 

Mission:

Our mission is to foster research administration excellence in support of the University's global leadership in research. 

Each Sponsored Projects Officer is part of a specialized area and is assigned to focus on proposals for the colleges. 

 

The Goal:

The office provides pre-award services, post-award services, and self-support program management services for PSUT’s sponsored programs and projects.

To identify and put in place culturally-relevant systems and best practices for:

  1. Identifying R&D and outreach funding opportunities on a regular basis in order to disseminate them to appropriate faculty members and/or research staff in the most efficient and effective manner possible;
  2. Match-making between funding opportunities and capabilities based on research interest and expertise;
  3. Conducting proposal writing workshops on a regular basis to spread awareness and to train faculty and research staff on how to develop competitive proposals of different types (research, capacity building, training);
  4. Pre-award support for faculty members and research staff via their own specific proposals, which includes technical writing, budget development, intellectual property management and contracting issues, among others;
  5. Post-award support for faculty members and research staff with the management of grants and contracts such as billing, invoicing sponsors, processing payments, meeting deadlines, submitting deliverables, and closing out projects.

 

Office Responsibilities:

OSP team services and support include the following:

  • Sponsored programs communication and publications; funding alerts, and custom searches
  • Grant-search consultations; guidance on use of grant-search tools
  • Grant-related workshops and webinars
  • Review of sponsor guidelines
  • Coordination and assistance with proposal plans, project budgets, and submission timelines
  • Review and verification of compliance
  • Proposal routing for authorized signers’ approvals
  • Award negotiation and acceptance on behalf of the PI
  • New account setup, including creation of timelines for deliverables
  • Project management orientation for PIs
  • Oversight of day to day fiscal management and compliance regulations
  • Monitoring of budgets and cash flow
  • Project closeout in collaboration with Finance and Accounting and with Human Resources

 

Funding Agencies:

No.

Funding agencies

Timeline

Budget limit

Country of Origin

Details

1.

Abdul Hameed Shoman Scientific Research Support Fund

Open

20,000 JD

Jordan

  Applicants’ Terms and Conditions

1- The applicant must be a resident of Jordan, regardless of their nationality.

2- The applicant must be working in a scientific, research or academic institution or center in Jordan.

Project’s Terms and Conditions

1- The project must be within Jordan’s Scientific Research National Priorities.

2- The project must be in line with the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation’s objectives and orientations in supporting scientific research.

3- The submitted research project must constitute an added value and thus, have a practical side.

4- A Master or Ph.D. theses, or graduation projects are not entitled to be submitted in this respect.

5- The "Research Project Funding Request Form" must be submitted through the scientific or academic institution

FAQs

2.

Industrial Scientific Research and Development Fund/HCST

Open

20,000 JD

Jordan

Applied research open all the year, Required local industrial partner from Jordan

3.

King Abdullah II Fund for Development

Open

15,000 JD

Jordan

  Applied Scientific Research Project

 Application Terms

1- The researcher must be a Jordanian.

2- The age of the researcher should be between 22 and 40 years.

3- The researcher should have scientific and practical experience in the field of research presented.

4- The research presented is workable and within available and reasonable resources.

5- Funding required for the research should not exceed 15,000 Jordanian dinars.

6- The period of work in the submitted research should not be less than six months and not more than two years.

7- The applied scientific research must not have funding from other parties while applying or after admission.

4.

Scientific Research Support Fund

Open

25,000 JD

Jordan

http://www.srf.gov.jo/node/57

 الأسس العامة:

  1. أن يكون أردني الجنسية.
  2. أن يكون عاملا في جامعة أردنية أو مركز بحث أردني.
  3. أن لا يزيد عمره عن (40) أربعين عاماً.
  4. أن يكون حديث التخرج ( لم تمضي أكثر من خمس سنوات على حصوله على درجة الدكتوراه عند تقديمه الطلب).
  5. أن يكون قد نشر بعد حصوله على درجة الدكتوراه بحثاً واحداً على الأقل في مجلة علمية عالمية مرموقة ومصنفة عالميا لها معامل تأثير (Impact Factor).
  6. أن يكون حاصلاً على التوفل بعلامة لا تقل عن (600) أو (IELTS) بعلامة لا تقل عن (6.5) أو ما يعادلها في امتحان اللغة الفرنسية (DELF)، أو ما يعادلها في لُغة البلد التي يُقبل فيها للدراسة. ويستثنى من ذلك اذا كانت لغة دراسة الدكتوراه للمتقدم هي  نفس لغة الدولة المتقدم اليها
5.

Hamdi Mango Center

NA Per call Jordan The strategic focus is to support R&D for students and professors
6.

National Center for Research and Development

NA Per call Jordan The strategic focus is on developing research capabilities in Jordan and facilitating the networking of researchers
7.

Newton – Khalidi Fund

NA Per Call Jordan

Focus on Energy, water management, agricultural technology and food security, cultural heritage, bio-technology and bio-security, and nanotechnology

8.

The DFG

Open

 

Germany

 Walter Benjamin Programme

 Eligibility Requirements

 Only postdoctoral researchers at an early career phase are   eligible to apply to this programme. The project may not be   based at an entity that is for-profit or that does not permit   the publication of findings in a generally accessible form.

 The fellowship amount is made up of the basic allowance   and, where applicable, additional benefits such as a foreign   allowance, cost of living allowance and benefits for parents.

9.

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

NA

Per call

Canada

Jordan

 https://www.idrc.ca/en/funding/how-apply-and-manage-idrc-research-grant

 Apply for a research grant terms:

Applicants must complete the Application for an IDRC Research Grant kit.

The information requested in the kit is the minimum required by the Centre; therefore, every response is mandatory (unless indicated as optional). Failure to provide all of the mandatory information and required documents and/or providing unsigned documentation will result in processing delays and/or your application may be rejected.

Applicants should consult the funding opportunity or follow guidance from IDRC on whether the application must include a Data Management Plan (DMP). If so, complete the Stage 1 or Stage 2 DMP.

IDRC offers grants, funding, and awards to researchers and institutions to find solutions for global development challenges

open calls and terms will found in this link:

 https://www.idrc.ca/en/funding

10.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 
Per call per call Germany

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

 Postdoctoral researcher: Scholarship Database

 Faculty: Scholarship Database

 

11.

CRDF Global

Defined per call Defined per call US
Ukraine
Jordan
 https://www.crdfglobal.org/grants/funding-opportunities
Opportunities for funding are available in the form of research grants, fellowships, business plan competitions, technical training, laboratory upgrades, and travel support to attend professional conferences and events. You need to check the current opportunities for funding.

 

Potential Grants:

Devex

Grants.com

Grants.Gov

Fluxx

 

Announcements:

Opportunity Title Details
Call for proposals: Establishing research chairs on forced displacement in the Middle East and East Africa

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is pleased to announce a call for proposals to establish research chairs working on issues of forced displacement in two regions, the Middle East and East Africa.

IDRC will support the establishment of up to four university research chairs for up to five years: two in the Middle East and two in East Africa. Eligible countries in the Middle East are Lebanon, Jordan, West Bank and Gaza, Iraq, and Egypt.
The aim of the research chair positions is to empower institutions in the Middle East and East Africa to define research agendas on forced displacement. The research chairs will also lead on identifying practical, gender-transformative solutions that promote the social, economic, political, and health rights of forcibly displaced persons and host communities.

For more information, please read the detailed call for proposal

Submission and selection process

  • Launch call: April 6, 2021
  • Information session: April 13, 2021, at 8:00 am EST, Register for the information session here.
  • Deadline for submission: August 3, 2021
  • Successful universities informed: September 10, 2021
  • Full, finalized proposals received: October 1, 2021

Applications should be submitted via IDRC’s grant application system: https://idrc-crdi.smapply.io/prog/middle_east_and_east_africa_research_chairs/. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted without prior approval by IDRC.

Any enquiries related to the call and application process should be sent by e-mail to gj@idrc.ca. To receive a response before the deadline date, enquiries must be received five business days in advance of the deadline date.

جائزة اتحاد مجالس البحث العلمي العربية للبحث العلمي للعام 2021

يعلن مجلس اتحاد مجالس البحث العلمي العربية فتح اجراءات التقديم للمنافسة على جائزة اتحاد مجالس البحث العلمي العربية للبحث العلمي للعام 2021، حيث تهدف الجائزة الى:

  • نشر ثقافة البحث العلمي بين شرائح المجتمع العربي.
  • الاهتمام بالموهوبين والمبدعين وتشجيعهم على العطاء.
  • مساعدة الباحثين فى استثمار نتائج أبحاثهم وابتكاراتهم وتحويلها إلى منتجات.
  • التعريف بالباحثين المتميزين بين العاملين بمؤسسات البحث العلمي العربية.

ولمعرفة المزيد عن الجائزة و شروْط التَّرْشِيْح وطريقة المشاركة يرجى زيارة الرابط التالي:

https://www.fasrc.org/index.php/2021

علما أن آخر موعد لاستلام طلبات المشاركة في الجائزة هو الأول من أغسطس 2021.

 

*Wellcome Trust / Open Research Fund

Wellcome Trust has announced a call for applications for the Open Research Fund to support researchers to develop and test incentives for making health research more open, accessible and reusable.

Researchers must propose to trial new tools, resources or ways of working to do this. Also, they must evaluate the impact, benefits and risks of their work.

Wellcome Trust (WT) welcomes proposals that encourage collaboration across international borders, and between different organizations, sectors and disciplines. WT encourages researchers to consider including a team member or collaborator with behavioral or social science expertise.

Key dates: This scheme will close in 2021:

  • Concept note deadline: 12 March 2021, 23:59 GMT
  • Successful applicants invited to submit full applications: By 12 April 2021
  • Full application deadline: 21 May 2021, 17:00 BST
  • Announcement of successful applicants: July 2021

For more information, Visit https://wellcome.org/grant-funding/schemes/open-research-fund

 

Training and Webinars:
Staff

The Office of Sponsored Projects’ staff are here to serve PSUT research community. Below you will find more information about our staff. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concern:

Nisreen Altaie

Email: grantoffice@psut.edu.jo

Tel: +962 6 5359 949   Ext: 5703