CS -Conferences & Workshops Support.  2016 Call for Proposals Now Open - Deadline : February 29, 2016



Events supported under the program must enhance the global profile and impact of KAUST in science and engineering and help attract faculty, students and researchers to the University. KAUST is especially interested in funding events that accomplish the following:

  1. Enhance KAUST visibility and international standing.
  2. Focus on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research topics that align with KAUST's research and education mission.
  3. Encourage free and safe discourse of new and unpublished results
  4. Provide excellent training and networking opportunities for KAUST faculty and students.
  5. Engage women, Saudi nationals and young researchers as speakers and participants.
  6. Support the strategic goals of KAUST Research Centers (for Center events).

KAUST Research Centers and KAUST full time faculty are eligible to apply. Potential applicants are urged to consider the time and effort commitments required for the organization of a successful event prior to submitting an application.

The timetable for the 2016 competition is as follow:

  • Announcement Release/Posted Date : January 25, 2016
  • Proposal/Budget Due to KAUST Research Services (RS): No later than 5:00 p.m. KSA time February 29, 2016
  • Anticipated Funding Decision Notification Date: May 2, 2016
  • Event Date Timeframe: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
The Call for Proposals and all necessary forms are available as download documents from the PALMS web portal at https://palms.kaust.edu.sa/login.aspx. The download link is located at the top of the web page. Login is required and applicants will need to use their KAUST ID and password to log in. Applications are to be submitted online through PALMS.

The Call for Proposals content also available here

For further information on application and budgeting process, please contact the Research Services (RS) Pre-Award Team at OSR.PreAward@Kaust.edu.sa