The application shall be accompanied by an endorsement by an academic staff member to confirm supervision. The academic staff member must have a continuing appointment in the respective university department/school (or equivalent) at which the respective applicants are undertaking their studies.
Applications received shall be competitively evaluated based on the quality of proposal. Priority will be given to:
Terms of Funding
The funds under this scheme shall be used only for direct expenses related to the conduct of the research including tools, materials, and travel. They may be used to facilitate participation in conferences to present research outputs upon approval of UCC.
Requests for stipends/salaries for students will not be considered.
The maximum funding to a successful application in this stream shall be capped initially at USD 1,500.