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Call for Submissions for Research Grant (Cambodia)

29 March 2010
Call for Submissions for Research Grant (Cambodia)
Orientation session: 02 April 2010
Submission of proposal: 22 April 2010
Selection process: 22 April-07May 2010
Notification of result: 10 May 2010

Cambodia Development Research Forum, which is co-managed by CDRI—Cambodia's leading independent development policy research institute, and the Community Based Natural Resource Management Learning Institute in cooperation with the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia, the Supreme National Economic Council and the Royal University of Phnom Penh with financial support from the International Development Research Centre, Canada is pleased to announce its research grants for an established research project with two or more researchers, or a research project in an inception phase that requires additional funds to build in a cross-disciplinary component.

OBJECTIVES: Being one of many activities supported by CDRF to build up a research forum and research culture in Cambodia, the collaborative grants aim to provide opportunity for young brilliant students, researchers and professionals that are in need of financial support to conduct their research projects. The grants also aim to promote the research capacity of Cambodian young generation researchers and professionals through learning by doing as well as mentoring from experienced resource persons and professionals.

ELIGIBILITY: Grants are open to Cambodian citizens, Cambodian researchers based abroad and undertaking research in Cambodia or mixed Cambodian-foreign teams with at least one of the project leaders of Cambodian nationality. Grant applications are welcome from the following institutions: individual researchers, state and private universities, CDRF’s research interest groups, non-governmental organisations, governmental institutions, and research institutes. Eligible projects include:

GRANT AWARD INFORMATION: Three grants are awarded per year in the amount of USD4,000 each. The research projects shall be completed within nine months and the grantees are expected to communicate the progress and results of their research to academic, public audiences, and also through the Development Research Forum website, DRF seminars, special interest groups, and national symposiums as appropriate.

For more detail information, please join the orientation session, which will be held on 2 April 2010 from 10-11 am at CDRI conference room or visit CDRF website at http://www.drfcambodia.net; CDRI website at http://www.cdri.org.kh or the Learning Institute website at http://www.cbnrmli.org .


Applicants should submit their research proposal in English language by email to cdri@wicam.org.khThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before 22 April 2010. The research proposal should contain a title, a concise description of the research subject, objectives, methodology, work plan and expected outcomes. The applicants should also attach their CV and letter of certification from their institution.

CONTACT DETAILS: For further enquires regarding these collaborative grants, and other details about CDRF, please contact the following:

Mr. Hing Vutha
CDRF Coordinator
Email: vutha@cdri.forum.org.khThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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