Call for Proposals - Support for Conferences and Workshops Program


​The Office of Competitive Research Funds (OCRF) is pleased to announce this Call for Proposals of Support for Conferences and Workshops Program.

KAUST supports conferences and workshops (“Events”) in strategic research areas of interest to KAUST and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. KAUST is especially interested in supporting events that are designed to:
  • Broaden the scope of investigation into scientific problems;
  • Encourage and facilitate the open exchange of knowledge among individuals with similar or complementary scientific interests;
  • Lead to future collaborations; and
  • Attract and recruit future Faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and students.
KAUST Faculty (Full Professors, Associate Professors, and Assistant Professors) with the skills, knowledge, and time necessary to plan, arrange, execute and host a conference or workshop on a topic related to the mission of KAUST are eligible to apply.

The table below exhibits the deadline dates for this competition.
Announcement Release Date​Proposal/Budget Due to KAUST Office of Research Services ​Full Proposal Submission Due Date to KAUST OCRF No Later Than 5:00 p.m. KSA Time​Anticipated Award Notification Date​Event Date Timeframe​
July 18, 2012​September 5, 2012​September 12, 2012​September 30, 2012​November 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013​
The Call for Proposals is accessible here, Application is through online submission.
You may contact the Office of Research Services (ORS) Pre-Award Team for further information on the application and budgeting process or Negin Sobhani in OCRF for general questions related to the Call for Proposals.
OCRF encourages your active participation and wishes you the best of luck.