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					                                                                               NATIONAL RESEARCH
                                                                               FOUNDATION
                                                                               SOUTH AFRICA
SWEDISH INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AGENCY



                                                                                 Official Use Only
                                                                           Application No.:


APPLICATION FOR A JOINT RESEARCH GRANT UNDER THE SOUTH AFRICAN – SWEDISH
RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME BILATERAL AGREEMENT

PART 1 : GENERAL INFORMATION
 Title:
 Project Period:                                            Desired Starting Date:

 Overall Budget Distribution:                   1st Year:      2nd Year:               3rd Year:

Names, Addresses and Affiliations of Principal Investigators

                                             South Africa                            Sweden
 Name:
 Title:
 Institution:
 Dept./Faculty:
 Telephone No.:
 Fax No.:
 e-mail:

Addresses of Participating Institutions

 Sweden:
 South Africa:

Signatures (The 5 copies submitted should include one form containing the original signature of
the submitting Principal Investigator from that country and authorisation from his/her Head of
Department as well as the Research Authorising Officer (only applicable in South Africa).

 Principal Investigator: Name
 Position:
 Signature:                                                                    Date:


 Department Head: Name
 Signature:                                                                    Date:


 Research Authorising Officer: Name
 Signature:                                                                    Date:
                                           Page 2


PART II - PREVIOUS CO-OPERATION - WHERE APPLICABLE




PART III - ABSTRACT

Instructions:

An Abstract should be written in the space below, describing the work of both partners (Swedish
and South African).

Applications should describe:

1. Objectives
2. Methodology
3. Significance of the proposed research
4. Mode of co-operation
Abstract:
                                            Page 3


PART IV - DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT

A Full project description should be submitted on separate pages.

The following are required headings for this section:

1. Detailed description of the subject.

2. Discussion of the scientific and technological background (including references and the
   relationship to previous research projects relating to the present proposal).

3. Specific objectives and expected significance of the research.

4. Methodology and plan of work. The respective roles of the co-operating partners in carrying
   out the proposed research plan should be indicated.

5. Record of preliminary results relevant to the proposals (not yet published).
   Detailed account of available resources including all personnel and equipment.

6. Mode of co-operation between the Swedish and South African research teams.

7. Bibliography relevant to the research area.

Note:    Items 1 to 4 should be limited to a maximum of 5 pages.
                                               Page 4


PART V - TIME SCHEDULE AND WORK PLAN

(Please outline on a separate sheet but following the format shown below, the activities planned by
the Swedish and South African investigators for the total period of the project.)

    Work Plan for Research        Location of Research Activity            Proposed Days
           Activity
                                     Institution/
                                      Country       Department        Start             End
                                                                  Month Year        Month Year




 Explanatory Remarks
                                           Page 5


PART VI - BUDGET DESCRIPTION

Instructions:

Separate budgets should be prepared for the Swedish and South African sides of the project.


BUDGET DETAILS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN INVESTIGATOR (in Rands)
BUDGET DETAILS FOR SWEDISH INVESTIGATOR (in Swedish Kronor)

1   Materials and Supplies

                             Description                                        Cost in:
                                                                    1st Year    2nd Year      3rd Year




2   Travel and Subsistence

                   Description                                  Breakdown in Costs in:

                                                                                       No of Days
                                                    1st Year   2nd Year   3rd Year    (Subsistence
                                                                                         only)
Domestic travel:




Foreign travel:




Subsistence:
                                              Page 6



BUDGET FOR THE WHOLE PROJECT (SWEDISH AND SOUTH AFRICAN) IN KRONOR AND
RANDS

Principal Investigator - Sweden

                                                First        Second         Third   Total
                                                Year          Year          Year
 Materials and Supplies
 Travel and subsistence
 TOTAL

Principal Investigator - SA

                                                First        Second         Third   Total
                                                Year          Year          Year
 Materials and Supplies
 Travel and subsistence
 TOTAL



3.   OTHER SOURCES OF SUPPORT

3.1 Is this research currently being supported by other sources?


      YES     NO

     If yes, please indicate the sources, amounts and periods of support.

     Swedish side:




     South African side:
                                             Page 7


3.2 Has this project been submitted to other agencies for financial support?

     YES     NO

    If yes, please indicate which agencies, and when.

    Swedish side:




    South African side:




3.3 If this project has received support from other sources in the past, please list any rights and
    obligations of the grantor still in effect. If necessary, you may be requested to supply the
    relevant contracts.

    Swedish side:




    South African side:
                                               Page 8


PART VII - BIOGRAPHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

1.   Principal Investigator - Swedish

     This resume should be completed by the Principal Swedish Investigator whose name appears
     in Part 1, Item 6.

      Title
      First Names
      Family Name
      Nationality
      Year of Birth

     Resume (Relevance of the researcher’s professional background to the proposed research).




In addition, please enclose an abbreviated curriculum vitae which should include the following:

     1. Academic and professional training, including names of institutions, years of study,
        degrees and diplomas.

     2. Academic and professional experience, including names of institutes and companies, role
        and period.

     3. Research areas (detailed areas of research in which the researcher has been involved).

     4. Publications and patents (during last 2 (two) years).

     5. Any additional detail which may assist in evaluating the professional background of the
        researcher.
                                               Page 9


2.   Principal Investigator - South Africa

     This resume should be completed by the Principal South African Investigator whose name
     appears in Part 1, Item 6.

      Title
      First Names
      Family Name
      Nationality
      Year of Birth

     Resume (Relevance of the researcher’s professional background to the proposed research).




     In addition, please enclose a curriculum vitae which should include the following:

     1. Academic and professional training, including names of institutions, years of study,
        degrees and diplomas.

     2. Academic and professional experience, including names of institutes and companies, role
        and period.

     3. Research areas (detailed areas of research in which the researcher has been involved).

     4. Publications and patents (during last 2(two) years).

     5. Any additional detail which may assist in evaluating the professional background of the
        researcher.

				
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