Call for Proposals – NSFC – 2021 NSFC Annual Programs and 2021 NSFC Excellent Young Scientist (EYS) Scheme (Hong Kong and Macau)

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National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

国家自然科学基金委员会

 

(a) 2021 NSFC Annual Programs (2021年度国家自然科学基金项目)

 

NSFC is now soliciting proposals for 2021 NSFC Annual Programs, including (1) General Program; (2) Key Program; (3) Major Research Plan; (4) Young Scientist Fund; (5) Less Developed Regions Fund; (6) Excellent Young Scholars (for the EYS (HK & Macau) please refer to part (b) below); (7) Distinguished Young Scholars; (8) Creative Research Groups Program; (9) Basic Sciences Research Center; (10) International Cooperation Program; (11) Joint Funds; (12) Tianyuan Fund on Mathematics; and (13) Equipment Program. For details, please refer to the information on the program and application HERE.

 

Researchers shall apply directly through the Mainland platform (such as Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute (FYTRI) or HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute (SRI)).

 

国家自然科学基金委员现发布2021年度国家自然科学基金项目申请指南。本年度集中申请的项目包括:(1)面上项目、(2)重点项目、(3)重大研究计划项目、(4)青年科学基金项目、(5)地区科学基金项目、(6)优秀青年科学基金项目(开放给港澳地区科研人员直接申请的优青(港澳)项目的申请请见下文(b)项)(7)国家杰出青年科学基金项目、(8)创新研究群体项目、(9)基础科学中心项目、(10)国家(地区)合作研究与交流项目、(11)联合基金项目、(12)数学天元基金项目、及(13)国家重大科研仪器研制项目。详细项目资料及申报信息请见此处

 

申请人须经科大内地平台(如广州市香港霍英东研究院(FYTRI)或香港科大深圳研究院(SRI))提出申请。

 

Deadline: Please check with the respective Mainland platform

 

 

(b) 2021 NSFC Excellent Young Scientist (EYS) Scheme (Hong Kong and Macau)

     (2021年度国家自然科学基金优秀青年科学基金项目(港澳))

 

NSFC Excellent Young Scientist (EYS) Scheme offers support to young academics, who obtained good achievements in basic research, and encourage them to focus on self-chosen area for innovative research. It aims to facilitate a rapid development of young talents in scientific technology and eventually to nurture a group of outstanding academic talents entering into the forefront of international technology. Starting from 2019, the scheme is open for direct application from academics in Hong Kong and Macau institutions. Applicants should be full-time academic staff aged below 38 for male and that below 40 for female. Funding limit is RMB 1.6 million (direct cost) for 3 years.

 

Application can be completed in either simplified Chinese or English and submitted via the Internet-based Science Information System of NSFC (ISISN).  Interested researchers who do not have user accounts in the said system shall approach Research Office as soon as possible for creating accounts. For applications requiring ethics/safety approval, please contact the Secretary of the Committee on Research Practices (CRP), Ms Cat Leung (Email: catleung@ust.hk; Tel: 852-23586166), to apply and get the related approval materials.

 

For details, please refer to the information on the program and application HERE.

 

为支持香港特别行政区、澳门特别行政区科技创新发展,鼓励爱国爱港澳的高素质科技人才参与中央财政科技计划,为建设科技强国贡献力量,国家自然科学基金委员会自2019年度开始面向港澳特区依托单位科学技术人员,开放国家自然科学基金优秀青年科学基金项目(港澳)申请。优秀青年科学基金项目(港澳)支持在基础研究方面取得优秀成绩的青年学者自主选择研究方向开展创新研究,以促进青年科学技术人才的快速成长,培养一批有望进入世界科技前沿的优秀学术人才。申请人须正式受聘于港澳特区依托单位,申请当年男性须未满 38 周岁、而女性则未满 40 周岁。资助强度为人民币160万元(直接费用)。资助期限为3年。

 

申请书可用简体中文或英文填写。申请人应登陆科学基金网络信息系统在线填写申请书。未有系统户口而有意申请的研究者请尽快联络研发事务办公室办理系统开户事宜。涉及科研伦理与科技安全的项目申请,请联系CRP Secretary (Ms Cat Leung (Email: catleung@ust.hk; Tel: 852-23586166))申请及获取相应审批材料。

 

详细项目资料及申报信息请见此处

 

Deadline:

16 February 2021 (for applications requiring ethics/safety approval)

6 March 2021 (for applications not requiring ethics/safety approval)

 

 

Enquiries

 

RO:        Ms. Joanne Zhou (Email: ocjoanne@ust.hk, Tel: 852-23586179)

FYTRI:  Dr. Huang Miaojun (Email: mjhuang@ust.hk, Tel: 86-20-36665065)

SRI:       Ms. Sharon Luo (Email: sjluo@ust.hk, Tel: 86-755-22673619)

 

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RO:        Ms. Joanne Zhou (Email: ocjoanne@ust.hk, Tel: 852-23586179)

FYTRI:  Dr. Huang Miaojun (Email: mjhuang@ust.hk, Tel: 86-20-36665065)

SRI:       Ms. Sharon Luo (Email: sjluo@ust.hk, Tel: 86-755-22673619)

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