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The Research Council welcomes proposals from all qualified scientists, social scientists and humanities specialists, with a minimum of a PhD qualification and based in Oman at the time of application.

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Please check your status regularly by logging in to the TRC website. The proposal will be directed to the institute focal point for approval to be submitted to the TRC.

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Please log in to the web site of the TRC using your institute password and user name.

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Each Program has its own caps for the budget. Please refer to the policy and regulation document for each program.

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You can submit one proposal in one program during the period of the research. You can apply for a proposal in another program as long as it is 1 proposal per program.

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It is evaluated by the committee of the sector and external reviewers.

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There are many, but here are some: Clarity of the proposal, research team structure, scientific merit, capacity building and diffusion of knowledge.

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Resubmission before the approval of the focal point is possible. If rejection after the ranking meeting then resubmission is possible if comments where taken into account.

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Before activating the budget, the PI will be called to present in front of the TRC panel the changes required by the committee members. Once all parties are satisfied the agreement will be signed and budget activated.

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Each Program has its own caps for the budget. Please refer to the policy and regulation document for each program.

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Yes if no Omani has been identified.