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Research and Publications Grants

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR GRANTS THROUGH THE CAMPUS RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS FUND

 

The Open Campus Research Awards Sub-Committee will consider applications to provide limited research and publications grants to staff and postgraduate students in the following areas:

  • Research Equipment & Supplies
  • Research Assistance
  • Publications
  • Conference Attendance (staff only)
  • Conference Presentation
  • Conference/Workshop Organization
  • Research Visit
  • Other

APPLICATION PORTAL OPENS   – MARCH 22, 2021

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS  – APRIL 26, 2021

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Applicants must have submitted research projects to the Campus Research Ethics Committee (REC) for approval at the time of application. Should the application be favourably considered, REC approval must be received before any fudns will be disbursed.
  • Student applicants must be enrolled in year 2 or higher of an Open Campus Postgraduate Programme.
  • Student applicants must be in good financial standing with The UWI.

 

PROCEDURE FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS

Supporting documents such as conference acceptance letters, a detailed budget and applicable quotations/invoices must be uploaded as PDF documents with your application.

Applicants are invited to apply for grant funding via our online portal, which opens on March 22, 2021. The application process is as follows:

  • Register for a UWIScholar account at https://uwischolar.sta.uwi.edu (if you do not have one already).  You must use your UWI staff/student email address  (See Applicant Manual for instructions on creating a UWIScholar account).
  • Log into UWIScholar account
  • Select My Profile and navigate to Campus Research and Publications (R&P) Fund Application module.
  • Select and complete the R&P form and upload supporting documents
  • Submit application

For detailed application instructions, please review the Research and Publications Applicant Manual.

Kindly direct all queries to: gsr@open.uwi.edu

 

NB: The Campus Research Awards Sub-Committee will require a report on grant expenditure upon completion of the activity and/or progress reports on research projects each semester.

 

Sample Forms

See below samples of the relevant forms you will be required to complete online through the applications portal.