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

https://www.kafd.jo/en/program/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.

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.

6.

 

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

7.

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

 

8.

 

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:

* بدء استقبال الطلبات الأولية للدورة البحثية للعام 2021 / صندوق دعم البحث العلمي والابتكار

يعلن صندوق دعم البحث العلمي والابتكار / وزارة التعليم العالي والبحث العلمي عن بدء استقبال الطلبات الأولية (Pre-Proposals) لمشروعات البحوث العلمية والابتكارية للدورة البحثية للعام 2021 وذلك ابتداءً من صباح يوم الجمعة الموافق (1/1/2021) ولغاية الساعة (12) من مساء يوم الاثنين الموافق (15/2/2021)، وضمن الأولويات الوطنية المقرة لهذا العام.
  
فعلى الباحثين الراغبين بالتقدم بطلباتهم الأولية، تعبئة نموذج الطلب الأولي الالكتروني من خلال الرابط الالكتروني (http://app.srf.gov.jo/SRFpreApp/) في الفترة المشار إليها أعلاه، وضمن الأولويات الوطنية

 

*Transforming Systems through Partnership Programme (TSP)

  1. موعد بدء تقديم طلبات الدعم لمقترحات المشروعات للعام 2021/2020 هو 2020/10/1.
  2. آخر موعد لتقديم الطلبات هو 2020/12/14.
  3. الموقع الإلكتروني الخاص بالمجلس الأعلى للعلوم والتكنولوجيا / صندوق دعم البحث العلمي والتطوير في الصناعة www.hcst.gov.jo 
  4. الموقع الخاص بالأكاديمية الملكية للهندسة في بريطانيا للتسجيل الإلكتروني https://grants.raeng.org.uk
  5. للاستفسار يرجى مراجعة مديرة الصندوق الآنسة ريما راس على هاتف رقم (5342364) أو البريد الإلكتروني rima@hcst.gov.jo.

 

*Call for Application: MIT-Jordan Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Seed Fund

Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation has the opportunity that includes cooperation with MIT with a Maximum Funding of $30K.

For further details please visit the following links;

MIT-Jordan Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation” Seed Fund

Application Process

Applications deadline is Dec 14, 2020.

Training and Webinars:

دعوة لحضور ورشة تدريبية - برنامج بريما‎

يسر المجلس الأعلى للعلوم والتكنولوجيا وبالتعاون مع صندوق دعم البحث العلمي والابتكار ومؤسسة بريما دعوتكم لحضور ورشة العمل التدريبية والتعريفية ببرنامج الشراكة من أجل البحث والابتكار في منطقة البحر الأبيض المتوسط - بريما (PRIMA)، المدعوم من الاتحاد الاوروبي، بالاضافة الى كيفية كتابة المقترحات (Proposal) والتقدم للحصول على منحة.

ولمزيد من التفاصيل حول البرنامج يرجى زيارة الموقع على الرابط //prima-med.org/. علما ان الورشة ستعقد عن بعد (Online) بتاريخ 27-28 كانون ثاني 2021، وسيتم إرسال رابط الدخول للورشة لاحقا

لتأكيد الحضور والاستفسار، يرجى التواصل مع وحدة العلاقات الخارجية

 

ورشة تعريفية حول آلية التقدم لصندوق دعم البحث العلمي

يدعوكم صندوق دعم البحث العلمي في مؤسسة عبد الحميد شومان، إلى المشاركة في ورشة تعريفية حول آلية التقدم للصندوق وطريقة تعبئة نموذج طلب المقترح البحثي، سيتم عقد الورشة يوم السبت الموافق 19 كانون الأول 2020، من الساعة 11 صباحًا حتى 2 بعد الظهر، عبر منصة زووم.

لحضور الورشة يرجى التسجيل على الرابط التالي:

https://shoman-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m2_gJY56QO20Pyu31fBBjg

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