PRGS, TRGS, FRGS and LRGS under KPT (pindaan tahun 2020)

We are lucky to have Dr Herlina explained about geran MOE this year. As usual, the criteria change every year. This year, please refer to Garis Panduan Geran (pindaan 2020) seperti di bawah:

Garis Panduan PRGS (pindaan 2020)
Garis Panduan LRGS (pinddan 2020)
Garis Panduan FRGS (pindaan 2020)

Amount & years of research as of pindaan 2020 :

  • The FRGS – ceiling RM250,000.00 for 2-3 years research;
  • The PRGS – ceiling RM500,000.00 for 1-2 year research period;
  • The TRGS – ceiling RM1,500,000.00 – for the first year, max 50% of total 3 years
  • The LRGS – ceiling RM3,000,000.00 per year for 3-5 years of research.

To achieve the countries growth on research and innovation, the ministry of higher education (MOHE) has initiated grants RM 741 million for 2 years running under RMKe-10. Four types of funds that have been initiated for private institution which is Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) in 2010 and in 2011 3 other types of funds which are Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS), Exploratory Research Grants Scheme (ERGS) and Prototype Development Research Grant Scheme (PRGS) cited from http://www.qiup.edu.my/centre-for-graduate-studies-and-research-cgsr/funding-national/

Garis-Panduan-FRGS-Pindaan-2018

1. PRGS (Prototype Research Grant Scheme)

Open 15 January 2018
Submit 15 January 2018 – 31 January 2018
Latest guideline can be downloaded from Website Mygrants with browser IE or Chrome

RM 500,000 for TWO years. Cannot be used for: produce business plan, market survey, product exhibition and promotion, conference.

Capping for Financial:

  1. V11000 – 36K – RO and RA must not a student
  2. V21000 – 15% from project total allocation.
  3. V24000 – only allowed for buildings,
  4. V27000 – not allowed to buy ICT equipments and office (e.g papers, toner)
  5. V28000 – minor modification for research
  6. V29000 – special services – printing, hospitality , IPR max RM5,000.00
  7. V35000 – Accessories and equipment (max 40%) – must have justification and quotation accoiding to Treasurer Circular

Research Output

  1. One prototype – successful obtained pre-commercial and commercialization grants
  2. One IP – for one year. If two years then 2 IP.
  3. One commercialization output/product – commercialization output from project funded by PRGS grant and other sources.

How to apply

  1. Register profile at myGrants Online System
  2. Activation of profile by RMC
  3. Preparation
  4. Presnetiaon and first evaluation by appointed panel
  5. Amendment
  6. Second evaluation
  7. Endorsement by Mesyuarat Panel Penilaian Proposal Penyelidikan
  8. Proposal submission to MOHE

Eligible criteria

  1. Malaysian
  2. Permanent academic staff
  3. For contract staff including non Malaysian staff
  4. Fulfilled application requirements and completed the previous project
  5. New application if the previous project 75% completed
  6. More than 6 months study leave + sabbatical – not allowed to apply.

Application rules

  1. Must submit under My Grants
  2. Should state planning of the grant that has been/will be obtained up to pre-commercial
  3. If involve human – must follow ethics committee

Assessment criteria

  1. Output must; POC, evaluation, up scaling, pre-clinical testing, field testing
  2. Give humanities, country values.

2. FRGS (Fundamental Research Grant Scheme)

Open 15 January 2018
Submit 15 January 2018 – 15 February 2018
Latest guideline can be downloaded from Website Mygrants with browser IE or Chrome
Evaluation first round 19-25th Feb
Presentation No presentation
Evaluation in the system
Correction 13-20 March
Prepare, process and submit to MOE 15-16 April

 

  • Philosophy – knowledge enhancement an intellectual, new technology invention and cultural enrichment in line with the nations’ aspiration
  • Definition
  • Motivation

RM250,000 for THREE years. Cannot be used for: produce business plan, market survey, product exhibition and promotion, conference.  Previous FRGS must at least completed 75% and verified by RMC UTM

  • 3 years – 1 PhD fulltime or 2 masters student fulltime or combination of masters and phd
  • 2 indexed papers with acknowledgement to FRGS, MOHE, UTM & Grant No.
  • Encourage to apply for IP
  • 2 years – 1 master student fulltime

Capping for Financial:

  1. V11000 – Salary and Allowance for GRA – 1800 for masters, 2300K for phd
  2. V21000 – Travel includes all domestic travel and transportation – 15% from project total allocation. Overseas subject to approval from assessment panel (presentation of output, economical resources and technology transfer)
  3. V24000 – rental – allowed for buildings, equipments, transportation and other items directly related to research.
  4. V27000 – not allowed to buy ICT equipments and office (e.g papers, toner) – sebab; boleh dapat from university.
  5. V28000 – minor modification for research – e.g. building, lab,
  6. V29000 – special services – printing, hospitality , honorarium, consultation, data processing,, total expenditure max 5% of the approved amount. Journal fees related to MYRA.
  7. V35000 – Accessories and equipment (max 40%) – must have justification and quotation accoiding to Treasurer Circular. Please state all the ruqired items in the proposal. Only items listed out in the proposal are allowed to be purchased/claimed.

Research Output

  1. New idea, theory, concept, method, model or new process
  2. Enhancement of policy, methodology

How to apply (application workflow)

  1. Register profile at myGrants Online System
  2. Activation of profile by RMC
  3. Preparation
  4. Presentation and first evaluation by appointed panel
  5. Amendment
  6. Second evaluation
  7. Endorsement by Mesyuarat Panel Penilaian Proposal Penyelidikan
  8. Proposal submission to MOHE

Eligible criteria

  1. Malaysian
  2. Permanent academic staff
  3. For contract staff including non Malaysian staff
  4. Fulfilled application requirements and completed the previous project
  5. New application if the previous project 75% completed
  6. More than 6 months study leave + sabbatical – not allowed to apply.
  7. Malaysia citizen Research fellow from IPTA with a contract of not less than 1 year is allowed to apply as project leader. However, co-researcher must be permanent

Application rules

  1. Must submit under My Grants
  2. Should state planning of the grant that has been/will be obtained up to pre-commercial
  3. If involve human – must follow ethics committee

Assessment criteria

  1. Output must; POC, evaluation, up scaling, pre-clinical testing, field testing
  2. Give humanities, country values.
  3. Basis for many commercial product

 

3. TRGS (Transdisciplinary Research Grant Scheme)

Open 15 January 2018
Submit 15 January 2018 – 28February 2018
Latest guideline can be downloaded from Website Mygrants with browser IE or Chrome
First assessment 19-25th Feb
Presentation 6-7 March 2018
Evaluation in the system
Correction 13-20 March
Prepare, process and submit to MOE 15-16 April

 

  • Philosophy –
  • Definition –
  • Motivation

Minimum three projects from different clusters under the same institution.

RM1,500,000 for THREE years. First year cannot exceed 50%. Previous TRGS must at least completed 100% and verified by RMC UTM

  • Human capital
    • 3 years – 4 PhD fulltime or 8 masters student fulltime or combination of masters and phd
  • Publication
    • 8 indexed papers with acknowledgement to FRGS, MOHE, UTM & Grant No.
    • AND 2 must be Q1.
    • Acknowledgement to TRGS, MOHE, UTM & Grant No.
  • IP
    • Encourage to apply for IP

Capping for Financial:

  1. V11000 – Salary and Allowance for GRA – 1800 for masters, 2300K for phd
  2. V21000 – Travel includes all domestic travel and transportation – 40% from project total allocation. Overseas subject to approval from assessment panel (presentation of output, economical resources and technology transfer – max 20% of the fund allowed for attendance to conferences and other activities other than field work.
  3. V24000 – rental – allowed for buildings, equipments, transportation and other items directly related to research.
  4. V27000 – not allowed to buy ICT equipments and office (e.g papers, toner) – sebab; boleh dapat from university.
  5. V28000 – minor modification for research – e.g. building, lab,
  6. V29000 – special services – printing, hospitality , honorarium, consultation, data processing,, total expenditure max 5% of the approved amount. Journal fees related to MYRA.
  7. V35000 – Accessories and equipment (max 40%) – must have justification and quotation accoiding to Treasurer Circular. Please state all the ruqired items in the proposal. Only items listed out in the proposal are allowed to be purchased/claimed.

Research Output

  1. New idea, theory, concept, method, model or new process
  2. Enhancement of policy, methodology or new approach of solving problem
  3. Issue on elevating …….
  4. Contribute to country strategic agenda

How to apply (application workflow)

  1. Register profile at myGrants Online System
  2. Activation of profile by RMC
  3. Preparation
  4. Presentation and first evaluation by appointed panel
  5. Amendment
  6. Second evaluation
  7. Endorsement by Mesyuarat Panel Penilaian Proposal Penyelidikan
  8. Proposal submission to MOHE

Eligible criteria

  1. Malaysian
  2. Permanent academic staff
  3. For contract staff including non Malaysian staff
  4. Fulfilled application requirements and completed the previous project
  5. New application if the previous project 75% completed
  6. More than 6 months study leave + sabbatical – not allowed to apply.
  7. Malaysia citizen Research fellow from IPTA with a contract of not less than 1 year is allowed to apply as project leader. However, co-researcher must be permanent

 

Application rules

  1. Must submit under My Grants
  2. Should state planning of the grant that has been/will be obtained up to pre-commercial
  3. If involve human – must follow ethics committee

Assessment criteria

  1. Output must; POC, evaluation, up scaling, pre-clinical testing, field testing
  2. Give humanities, country values.
  3. Basis for many commercial product

 

4. LRGS (LONG Research Grant Scheme)

Open 15 January 2018
Submit 15 January 2018 – 12February 2018
Latest guideline can be downloaded from Website Mygrants with browser IE or Chrome
First assessment 19-25th Feb
Presentation 20-21 Feb 2018
Evaluation in the system
Correction 13-20 March
Prepare, process and submit to MOE 15-16 April
3 Institusi – ipta, ipts, university cawangan
Multidiscipline
Apply manually – Fill up 2 forms and first evaluation based on these forms.
  • Philosophy – berupaya untuk mempromosikan ilmu, cutting edge. Mulitdiscipline and kerjasama keserakanan bagi meletakkan Malaysia dalam peta dunia dari segi pengyelidikan fundamental dalam nic-nic tertentu.
  • Definition –
  • Tujuan – memantapkan kecemerlangan

NICHE AREA (9 AREA)

  1. Global warming;
  2. Infectious Diseases;
  3. Tropical Diseases;
  4. Food security;
  5. Energy & Water Security;
  6. Information and communication technology (ICT);
  7. Advanced and Value Added Manufacturing; and
  8. Societal Wellbeing

Minimum three projects from different clusters FROM AT LEAST 3 DIFFERENT institution.

RM3,000,000 for ONE years. 3-5 YEARS. Monitoring every year. First year cannot exceed 50%. Previous LRGS must at least completed 100% and verified by RMC UTM

  • Human capital
    • 3 years – 5 PhD fulltime or 10 masters student fulltime or combination of masters and phd
  • Publication
    • 8 indexed papers with acknowledgement to FRGS, MOHE, UTM & Grant No.
    • AND 2 must be Q1.
    • Acknowledgement to TRGS, MOHE, UTM & Grant No.
  • IP
    • must apply for IP

Capping for Financial:

  1. V11000 – Salary and Allowance for GRA – 1800 for masters, 2300K for phd
  2. V21000 – Travel includes all domestic travel and transportation – 40% from project total allocation. Overseas subject to approval from assessment panel (presentation of output, economical resources and technology transfer – max 20% of the fund allowed for attendance to conferences and other activities other than field work.
  3. V24000 – rental – allowed for buildings, equipments, transportation and other items directly related to research.
  4. V27000 – not allowed to buy ICT equipments and office (e.g papers, toner) – sebab; boleh dapat from university.
  5. V28000 – minor modification for research – e.g. building, lab,
  6. V29000 – special services – printing, hospitality , honorarium, consultation, data processing,, total expenditure max 5% of the approved amount. Journal fees related to MYRA.
  7. V35000 – Accessories and equipment (max 40%) – must have justification and quotation accoiding to Treasurer Circular. Please state all the ruqired items in the proposal. Only items listed out in the proposal are allowed to be purchased/claimed.

Research Output

  1. New idea, theory, concept, method, model or new process
  2. Enhancement of policy, methodology or new approach of solving problem
  3. Issue on elevating …….
  4. Contribute to country strategic agenda

How to apply (application workflow)

  1. Register profile at myGrants Online System
  2. Activation of profile by RMC
  3. Preparation
  4. Presentation and first evaluation by appointed panel
  5. Amendment
  6. Second evaluation
  7. Endorsement by Mesyuarat Panel Penilaian Proposal Penyelidikan
  8. Proposal submission to MOHE

Eligible criteria

  1. Malaysian
  2. Permanent academic staff
  3. For contract staff including non Malaysian staff
  4. Fulfilled application requirements and completed the previous project
  5. New application if the previous project 75% completed
  6. More than 6 months study leave + sabbatical – not allowed to apply.
  7. Malaysia citizen Research fellow from IPTA with a contract of not less than 1 year is allowed to apply as project leader. However, co-researcher must be permanent

Application rules

  1. Must submit under My Grants
  2. Should state planning of the grant that has been/will be obtained up to pre-commercial
  3. If involve human – must follow ethics committee

Assessment criteria

  1. Output must; POC, evaluation, up scaling, pre-clinical testing, field testing
  2. Give humanities, country values.
  3. Basis for many commercial product

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