1st Sarawak RDC Grant call status updates

Published: Tuesday, 3 December 2019 Last Modified: Monday, 9 December 2019

The 1st Sarawak RDC grant call attracted 180 submissions from universities in Sarawak. The submissions are currently undergoing review and shortlisting. The shortlisted proposals will be evaluated by a technical committee before being recommended to the Council for fundings.

Assessment procedure

Shortlisted proposals will be peer reviewed based around three core criteria:

Importance: how important are the questions, or gaps in knowledge, that are being addressed?

Scientific potential: what are the prospects for good scientific progress?

Resources requested: are the funds requested essential for the work, and do the importance and scientific potential justify funding on the scale requested?