The Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF)
20 March 2018, 3.00pm (GMT+8)
EST deadline is 2am March 20, 2018. OSP advises NYU applicants submit before 5pm EST on March 19.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship Scheme is a globally competitive programme which seeks to provide opportunities for early career researchers from all over the world, to lead impactful research in Singapore.
NRF is inviting outstanding researchers who are in their early stage of research careers and ready to lead an independent research group to apply for the Singapore NRF Fellowship Award.
The fellowship is open to all researchers of all nationality, in their early stage of research careers. Please refer to the self-assessment checklist (Annex A) in the full RFP (link below) to assess your eligibility.
Please note this call will have two tracks:
Track A: Applicants in all disciplines of science and technology (Computer Science, including Infocomm Technologies and Interactive Digital Media, Engineering, Life Sciences and Natural/Physical Sciences).
Track B: Applicants with research experience in the field of Science of Learning (SOL). The NRF’s SOL seeks to develop a science-based understanding of the effectiveness of Singapore’s education methods, as well as develop new methods to realise better learning outcomes. Applicant’s proposals could be based on, but need not be limited to, research in the following priority areas:
- Developing neuroscience-informed interventions for translation – This refers to the development of interventions built on existing related neuroscience knowledge.
- Validation of cognitive theories or interventions with neuroscientific evidence – This refers to the corroboration of existing interventions/theories with the development of new neuroscience knowledge.
- Development of platform technologies as tools to support scaling of interventions with neuroscientific evidence – This focuses on methods to scale up application of established intervention methods.
A five-years research grant of up to SGD 3 million (approximately USD 2.15 million).
Link to Full RFP: