PREPARATION FOR THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS) (Ministry of Education)
Assalamualaikum wrt wbt.,
Dear Respected IIUM Researchers.,
In anticipation of the coming opening of the FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS), we wish to encourage interested academic staff to make the necessary preparations accordingly.
Last year the Grant Opening was opened at December 2016, therefore, it is best for researchers to make their preparations now and make adraft of proposals at the MyGRANTS System as we anticipate the opening to be in December 2017 or January 2018. Also, you need to ensure your earlier FRGS projects have been closed and if not, please do so.
The draft of the application must be prepared online at http://mygrants.gov.my/main.php
1. For those of you who have not yet registered their details in the MyGrants system, please do so at: http://mygrants.gov.my/main.php
Researchers who have updated their profiles in the MyGrants System – do note that the system will change your status in the MyGrants from Verified to Unverified and this status is not visible to our team unless we search you by your name. Therefore, you need to email/inform us to ensure that we reverify you.
2. Before you start your research, please be familiar with the latest FRGS Policies and Guidelines: http://mygrants.gov.my/main.php?Content=articles&ArticleID=1&IID=
3. You may also need to read this manual to be familiar with the MyGrants System:https://mygrants.gov.my/csp/sys/bi/work/mygrant/manual/SingleDisciplinary%20GrantApp%20Manual.pdf
4. Before submitting your proposals, please ensure that it meets the following FRGS Assessment Criteria: http://mygrants.gov.my/main.php?Content=articles&ArticleID=1&IID=
-The research required must be a research that can produce a new concept / theory / concept / method / model / process; and
-Research that enhances existing policies, methodologies and modeling solutions; or
-Research involves humanitarian and community issues for the purpose of increasing the value of life both nationally and globally; or
-Potential research to contribute to the country's strategic agenda.
ONLY USE INTERNET EXPLORER when using the MyGRANTS System. DO NOT use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or any other networks to access the MyGRANTS System. DO NOT use MACINTOSH computers or any Apple devices.
For further queries, please contact:
Aida Melly Tan Mutalib, Snr. Asst. Director, Research Initiative Unit.
Tel: Ext. 5011
RESEARCH INITIATIVE UNIT
RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CENTRE
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA