[国家自然科学基金] Research Fund for International Young Scientists Call for Proposals FY 2018

发表时间:2018-01-11浏览次数:188

我校申请材料的接收与2018年集中申报接收期一致。

    This Call for Proposals (CFP) is formulated and released according to the  Regulations on the Management of the Research Fund for International Young  Scientists (the Fund) published by the National Natural Science Foundation of  China (NSFC) on December 23, 2014. Host institutions and applicants should  prepare and submit proposals for the Fund following the requirements of this  CFP.

The Fund supports foreign young scientists to conduct basic research in  mainland China in all areas of science, engineering and health research which  are covered by NSFC with the aim to promote sustainable academic collaboration  and exchanges between Chinese and foreign young scientists. Grantees are also  eligible for renewing the Fund once based on review and selection.

I. The Fund

A. How to Apply

Applicants with foreign citizenship should directly apply to NSFC through  their host institutions in China.

B. Eligibility

Applicants with foreign citizenship should meet the following  qualifications:

1. Less than 40 years old by January 1, 2018 (born on or after January 1,  1978).

2. Have a Ph.D. degree.

3. Have experience of conducting basic research projects or postdoctoral  research.

4. Guarantee of full-time work at the host institutions during the project  implementation.

5. Abide by Chinese laws and NSFC’s relevant rules and regulations while  doing research in China.

C. Award Information

Project Duration:  One year or two years starting from January 1,  2019.

Award size: RMB 200,000 Yuan per project for one year or RMB 400,000  Yuan per project for two years, the award includes direct cost and indirect  cost.

D. Proposal Submission

Proposals should be submitted via the Internet-based Science Information  System (ISIS) after January 15, 2018. Applicants should complete the proposal  forms following the online instructions and outlines for the Fund. After online  submission, applicants should print and sign a PDF version of the final  application form and submit it in time to NSFC through the host institution  along with the supplementary documents.

E. Supplementary Documents

1. Copy of agreement signed by the applicant and the host institution. The  agreement should include the following items:

1) Signatures by the applicant and the host institution and inclusion of the  subsistence cost provision.

2) The subsistence cost provided by the host institution should cover the  funding period, or the agreement should include terms guaranteeing the applicant  will work in China during the funding period.

3) The agreement should be signed and sealed by the legal person of the host  institution.

2. Copies of the front pages of no more than five representative papers.

F. When to Send the Paper Proposals

NSFC will receive the paper application forms and supplementary documents  from March 1, 2018 to March 20, 2018 (due by 16:00 Beijing time) excluding  weekends and official holidays.

For applications sent by post, the date of posting (as shown on the post  mark) should not be later than the deadline date.

 

II. Renewal of the Fund

A. Application

The Renewal of the Fund is either for one year or two years. Awardees of  Funds which end on December 31, 2018 may apply for Renewal of the Fund. The  awardees should apply via the ISIS between August 20 and September 21, 2018 and  complete the proposal forms following the online instructions and outlines for  the Fund. Progress and outcome of the previous funding should be clearly stated  in the proposal. After online submission, applicants should print and sign a PDF  version of the final application form and submit it in time to the host  institutions along with the supplementary documents.

B. Award Information

Project Duration:  One year or two years starting from January 1,  2019.

Award size: RMB 200,000 Yuan per project over one year or RMB 400,000  Yuan per project over two years, the award is direct cost.

C. Supplementary Documents

1. Copy of agreement signed by the applicant and the host institution. The  agreement should include the following items:

1) Signatures by the applicant and the host institution and inclusion of the  subsistence cost provision.

2) The subsistence cost provided by the host institution should cover the  funding period, or the agreement should include terms guaranteeing the applicant  will work in China during the funding period.

3) The agreement should be signed and sealed by the legal person of the host  institution.

2. The applicant’s entry and exit record from China during the period of the  previous project: A list with the dates of entry and exit and copies of the  passport stamps should be provided.

3. Copies of the front pages of no more than five representative papers.

D. Where and When to Send the Paper Proposals

Proposal Receiving Group

Room 101, 83 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100085

NSFC will receive the paper application forms and supplementary documents  from September 17, 2018 to September 21, 2018 (due by 16:00 Beijing time).

For applications sent by post, the date of posting (as shown on the post  mark) should not be later than the deadline dates.

 

III. The Host Institution

The host institution should organize application work in light of the  provisions of NSFC’s Regulations on Host Institutions Management. The host  institution should be responsible for the authenticity, completeness and  compliance of the proposals and submit the application documents in time to  NSFC. The host institution should bear in mind the following requirements:

A. All proposals and supplementary documents (both the electronic version and  the paper version) should be submitted to NSFC before the deadlines. For each  proposal, only one copy of paper documents is needed. The host institution  should sign and seal the proposals.

B. The host institution should verify each item of the electronic application  package via ISIS.

C. The host institution should provide an official letter and a list of all  the applications when submitting the paper application documents. Incomplete  documents will not be accepted.

 

Agency Contact

WANG Baohua

Division of Planning

Bureau of International Cooperation

Phone: +86-10-62325793

Fax: +86-10-62327004

Email: wangbh@nsfc.gov.cn