RGJR empowers early career researchers and healthcare professionals in their research journey, either as stand-alone projects or distinct elements within a larger project. The grant anticipates that most applicants will be at the start of their research journey. However, any Palestinian medical researcher is still eligible to apply. IMET2000-Pal research club members have an advantage and are encouraged to apply.
Applications can be in any area of medicine and health. Preferably within one of IMET2000-Pal schemes; e.g Physiatry, Plastic surgery, Oncology, Medical education, Research education, Healthcare system development.
RGJR value and timeline:
The maximum RGJR award is 1000 US Dollars including any relevant tax on purchases. One or more awardees may be funded or part-funded. Please note that the IMET2000-Pal RGJR award cannot be used for retrospective projects.
- Salaries for awardee
- Registration fees, travel and accommodation for conference or event attendance.
- Tuition fees for PhD or MSc
The process goes into three steps:
Step 1: Application Development & Submission
Step 2: Application Receipt & Peer Review
Step 3: Award Negotiation & Issuance
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Not received research funding of $1000 or more in their own name before
- Have a clear research plan for which they are seeking support
- Have access to adequate supervision, and for their supervisor to remain for the duration of the project
- Hold a registered bank account which accepts US Dollars. Please note that a condition of an award is that grant funds are paid into the awardee’s personal bank account and not an institutional account. If this presents an issue, please let us know
- Not be seeking funds for a project already started or completed
Full details of RGJR and how to write your grant proposal can be found (here)
If you have any technical problems or a question about the scope and content of your proposal, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org