Deadline: 16 June 2011 (12 am Moscow time)
Open to: Russian and foreign scientists
Grant: up to 150 million roubles
The Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation has an open grant competition designed to support scientific research projects to be implemented under the supervision of leading scientists at Russian institutions of higher education.
Each grant application must be prepared by leading scientist in partnership with one Russian institution of higher learning. These grants will be used to fund scientific research projects in 2011-2013 with the possibility to extend these projects for up to two additional years.
Upon approval of project funding, scientists will form their research team from members of the host university. Each research team should consist of no fewer than two PhD candidates, three graduate students, and three undergraduate students. Salaries and compensation for the visiting scientist and members of the research team are not to exceed 60% of the total grant allotment.
The competition is open to Russian and foreign scientists known for their outstanding achievements in different scientific discipline.
Grant applications must be submitted to the Ministry at the following address: 11 Tverskaya Street, Moscow, 125993, Russian Federation.
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The Government of the Russian Federation will support scientific research projects implemented under the supervision of leading scientists at Russian institutions of higher education by issuing grants in the amount of up to 150 million roubles each.
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Tverskaya street, 11, Moscow, 125993
Tel.: +7 (495) 629-70-62