[国家自然科学基金] Research Fund for International Young Scientists Call for Proposals FY 2019

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, 2019 (born on or after January 1,  1979).

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, 2020.

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

D.  Proposal Submission

Proposals  should be submitted via the Internet-based Science Information System between  January 07 and March 20, 2019 (due by 16:00 Beijing time). 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.  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 March  1 to March 20, 2019 (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, 2019 may apply for Renewal of the Fund. The awardees should  apply via the Internet-based Science Information System between August 19 and  September 20, 2019 (due by 16:00 Beijing time) 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, 2020.

Award  size: RMB 200,000 Yuan per project over one year or RMB 400,000 Yuan  per project over two years, and 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 16, to September 20, 2019 (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 the Internet-based Science Information System.

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


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