1. ABOUT SMART PARTNERSHIP
Since its establishment in 2013, YPASM have funded 20 research grants, 12 fellowship schemes and 8 Antarctic Berth Supports (with British Antarctic Survey, (BAS)) with a total amount of RM 4,339,051.
Recognizing the need to sustain Malaysia’s involvement in Polar research, YPASM is introducing the Smart Partnership Initiative in collaboration with several local universities.
For 2019, EIGHT universities have agreed to become our partners in this initiative, namely:
3. HOW THE INITIATIVE WORKS:
By joining this initiative, the participating universities have the exclusive right to bid for the funds available each year as well as being recognised as our strategic associates.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR:
Deadline of Applications:
- YPASM Research Grants : 31 March 2019
- YPASM Fellowship Scheme : 31 March 2019
- Berth Support to Antarctica:
A) Berth Support through British Antarctic Survey (BAS)
1) BAS Pre-Award OSPQ: 19 December 2018
2) Proposal Submission to YPASM: 31 January 2019
3) BAS Post- Award OSPQ: 31 March 2019
B) Berth Support through SCAR Member Countries: 31 March 2019
Click here to download the YPASM Smart Partnership Initiative flayer.