Knowledge Exchange Exploratory Grants
International Strategic Partnerships in Research & Education
This form should be completed by individuals from UK Higher Education Institutions or HEC recognised Higher
Education Institutions based in Pakistan seeking to secure a Knowledge Exchange Exploratory Grant under the
INSPIRE programme (for full criteria, see guidelines).
Applications can be submitted by 1 August 2012. Institutions will learn of the outcome of their application approx
four weeks from receipt by the British Council. There are a fixed number of awards each year, so early application
Please refer to the eligibility criteria in the Guidelines before submitting an application.
Completed application forms should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For any queries, please send an email to: Muhammad.email@example.com
Official Use Only
Proposal Reference No.:
1. APPLICANT DETAILS: Please indicate the name of the person(s) seeking to undertake the visit.
Direct Telephone No.
Please indicate the
general outline for your
Where did you learn
about the INSPIRE
If you are you already working with the potential partners/institutions for your proposed project either in Pakistan or the UK,
please give brief details of the history of the link, including name, contacts, institution, please also include if this link is funded by
a similar external grant aid project etc.
Please provide a rationale for the proposed visit, with Terms of Reference and anticipated outcomes
How will this visit assist in the development of a strategic institution to institution partnership? Please give details of the areas of
your proposed collaboration. e.g. research co-operation, faculty exchange, curriculum development, student exchange,
collaborative programme development.
Will this strategic partnership have access to additional funding from other sources, in addition to this grant?
3. TRAVEL DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS
Proposed dates of visit
Name (s) of institutions to be
visited: (Please include contact
details of all departments and
institutions to be visited)
Name (s) of Non University
Partners to be visited: (Please
include contact details of all
departments and Organisations to
Have you been in contact with
Have they indicated their
willingness to develop a proposal
for a strategic alliance?
Are there any other activities/visits
that you might wish to undertake
that might facilitate the development
of your proposal?
NB: Institutions are responsible for making their own visa and travel arrangements. They must submit a full travel
itinerary to the British Council when details are finalised.
4. SIGNATURES AND DECLARATION
Signature (of applicant): Position within Institution:
This form also needs to be signed by the head of the institution or their alternate with the appropriate delegated
On behalf of the Institution named in Section 1, I confirm that the information given on this application form is true
and accurate. I have also read and comply with the Guidelines.
Signature (of head of institution or their delegate): Position within Institution: