The FIG Foundation - 2012 Grants proposal template


2012 FIG Foundation Academic Research Grants

Proposal Template

Provide the following documentation in a single PDF file.

  • COVER SHEET – one page.
     
  • ABSTRACT – new page - maximum 200 words on a separate sheet

Section 1 below, should be a maximum of one A4 page, typed in single spaced Times New Roman 12 point font using the stipulated headings. Any additional pages will be deleted from the proposal. Use layman’s language; evaluators are unlikely to be familiar with jargon.

  1. RESEARCH PROJECT TITLE – new page - (maximum one line Times New Roman 12 point capitals)

    Research Objective: State in a sentence or two the central objective of the research.

    Significance of the Research / Problem:
    Why is this research worth doing? What problem or situation does it address? What are the practical applications of the research? What does it contribute to knowledge?

    Current State of Knowledge / Room for Improvement/Gaps:
    What is the existing theory in the particular field? What aspects of existing theory are open to challenge or further development?

    Research Methodology and Methods:
    Describe the theoretical foundation of your work, the primary strategy of inquiry, and the methods of data collection and analysis.

    Key Contribution:
    Describe the key contribution(s) of this research project, both practical (i.e. to society at large) and theoretical.

    References – new page - in IJGIS format.
     
  2. PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
     
  3. RESEARCH FUNDING OVER THE PAST 5 YEARS
     
  4. HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL SUPERVISED OVER THE LAST 6 YEARS
     
  5. DESCRIPTION OF RESEARCH COMPLIANCE
     
  6. RESEARCH ETHICS
     
  7. BUDGET – one page.
     
  8. JUSTIFICATION FOR BUDGET

FIG Office 29 September 2011



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