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Ministry of Education (MOE) Research Grant Schemes application phase 1/2020

Ministry of Education (MOE) Research Grant Schemes application phase 1/2020 is now open!

The Foundation provides a staged funding process with five different types of grant. In sequence, these are:

1. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) application

2. Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS) application

3. Transdisciplinary Research Grant Scheme (TRGS) application

4. Long-Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS) application

Please update your profile in order to submit the application on MyGRANTS website (http://portal.mygrants.gov.my/main.php ---> please click log masuk or log in button)

GUIDELINES AND FORMAT (click here to download)

The opening of FRGS and PRGS Phase 1-2020 is based on the following seven (7) research domains:

1. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) application
1. Information and Communication Technology;
2. Technology and Engineering;
3. Pure and Applied Sciences;
4. Clinical and Health Sciences;
5. Social Sciences;
6. Arts and Applied Arts; and
7. Natural and Cultural Heritage

Whereas, the opening of TRGS and LRGS Phase 1-2020 is based on fourteen (14) paper calls for proposals under eight (8) research clusters as follows:




Submission Date(s): All of the completed documents MUST reach IPSR by:
1. PRGS - 3 February 2020 (Monday)
2. TRGS/LRGS - 7 February 2020 (Friday)
3. FRGS - 14 February 2018 (Friday)

Please change the online application status from 'draft' to 'completed' on MyGRANTS before submission deadline of each scheme (refer above).
Contact Person: Encik Abdullah Munir bin Roslan : munirr@utar.edu.my Ext 849
Cik Azahian Abdul Kadir: azahian@utar.edu.my Ext 846.
Banu: banu@utar.edu.my Ext 848
Application Procedure (Researchers are only allowed to submit one (1) application as Project Leader for FRGS or PRGS; and one (1) application as Project Leader for TRGS or LRGS):
A. SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
Hardcopy of the following documents to be submitted to IPSR: (click to download):
  1. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary
  2. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendations Form from Research Centre & Faculty (for FRGS-PRGS 2020 only)
  3. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendations Form from Research Centre & Faculty (for TRGS-LRGS 2020 only)
  4. FRGS/PRGS/TRGS/LRGS Application Form (printed from MyGRANTS)
  5. Appendix 5