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NIPPON SHEET GLASS FOUNDATION FOR MATERIALS AND SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) Foundation for Materials Science and Engineering Overseas Research Grant 2020 is now open. As a general principle, any research project on Science and Technology of Inorganic Materials is covered. Fundamental and applied researches on amorphous and crystalline solid materials including inorganic-organic hybrid technologies are typical subjects for the research grant.

An amount of US$2,000 ~ 6,000 is provided for one research project with the term of 12 to 24 months (from January, 2020 through December, 2020 -- December, 2021).

Submission Date(s): Submission to IPSR (softcopy & hardcopy) – 30 September 2019 (Monday)
Closing Date of Applications to NSG Japan - 15 October 2019 (Thursday)
Contact Person: Ms Azahian Abdul Kadir (azahian@utar.edu.my) ext. 846
Application Procedure:
A. APPLICATION PROCEDURE
  1. Application Guide
  2. Application Form
The details can also be found on the NSG Foundation website:
http://nsg-zaidan.or.jp/oversea/index_en.html

B. SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
All applications must be submitted to IPSR for internal evaluation, before submission to the Sumitomo Foundation. Please email/submit a copy of below forms to IPSR (click to download):
  1. Application for Research Grant – proposal in English (4 pages)
    - Email softcopy (to azahian@utar.edu.my) & send hardcopy to IPSR Sg Long.
  2. A letter of recommendation by President – please refer here.
  3. Curriculum vitae of the applicant, 5 pages in maximum. CVs of co-researchers are NOT required.
  4. Research Papers - The maximum number of reprints of representative research papers that can be attached is five, but full pages are allowed only for two papers. Only first page can be attached for another three papers. Please pay attention that pages exceed the page limitation will NOT be sent to Evaluation Committee by NSG Foundation.
  5. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary
  6. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendations Form from Research Centre & Faculty
  7. FM-IPSR-R&D-055-Institutional Screening Form - External Fund Application (evaluated by 2 panels at Faculty level)