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Proposal Specifications

Any research project proposal submission that does not respect the formatting outlined below and/or the deadline will not be considered for review.
1. Project Personnel: A description of the roles, responsibility and knowledge base of the Principal Investigators (researchers) and Co-principal investigators (researchers) and any supporting researcher(s).
2. State of own work of each researcher up to now: A summary of the current and past academic work of the Principles Investigators (researchers) and Co-principal investigators (researchers) must be included.
3. Research Project Proposal Title.
4. Research Project Purpose (one sentence).
5. Project Rationale: include significance of planned work and foreseen divulgation (i.e. journals and publications, open access resources and or subscription-based entities). The planned work must be in the context of Saudi Arabia regardless of which of the three themes is chosen.
6. Budget & Budget Justification in line with the project timeline. A clear breakdown of direct and indirect cost (maximum of 15% of total amount applied) must be submitted in the proposal for the entire duration of the foreseen research project. A figure in USD must be stated of how much is being requested for the research project (min $80,000 to max $120,000).
7. Full citations for up to three papers relevant to the research project proposal. More citations can be provided in the appendices.
8. Description of proposed research methods, description of participants, data collection instruments, and modes of analysis.
9. Project Timeline (including key milestones).
10. CV of researcher(s) (including relevant publications) Requested upon submission of the research proposals.
11. A maximum size of 5,000 words is permitted, including footnotes and the list of references, excluding appendices (maximum 5 pages of appendices) Font size 12, Avenir, single spacing, PDF format must be submitted when uploading to your research project proposal.
12. A minimum size of 2,500 words is permitted, including footnotes and the list of references, excluding appendices (maximum 5 pages of appendices) Font size 12, Avenir, single spacing, PDF format must be submitted when uploading to your research project proposal.
13. Research proposals must be written in English.