Description

The U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) invites proposals for research projects from researchers/scientistsfor addressing water-related issues and challenges mentioned above.
The research proposals should clearly state: (i) project rationale and objectives, (ii) study methodology, (iii) expected project impact in terms of benefits to Pakistan’s economy, (iv) linkages to water SDG, (v) sustainability plan, and  (vi) work plan together with detailed budget. In addition, the proposal should specifically elaborate on the: (i)  novelty and feasibility of proposed idea; (ii) strengths and experience of research team; and (iii) plan for capacity building through training, student involvement, and gender equity.
The research proposals should clearly state: (i) project rationale and objectives, (ii) study methodology, (iii) expected project impact in terms of benefits to Pakistan’s economy, (iv) linkages to water SDG, (v) sustainability plan, and  (vi) work plan together with detailed budget. Maximum funding available for each project is around Pak Rs 3 million. Only high quality proposals with potential to influence policy making towards addressing water issues listed above will be considered for funding.

Eligibility

All research institutions, HEC approved universities, non-governmental/civil society organizations (with minimum of 5 years’ experience in applied and policy-oriented research related to water issues) are eligible to apply for research grants.

How to Apply

The application package should be emailed to at da.uspcasw@admin.muet.edu.pk. Deadline for receiving research proposals is 08 January 2018.

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