The Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research Award Program are scholarships granted by The Research Council of Oman to students and faculty mentors through higher education institutes, colleges and universities in Oman.
Created to promote research culture in the Sultanate, the program hopes to increase creativity in national research activities and enrich undergraduates learning experience. Other objectives include the enablement of students to carry out research by providing the necessary funding, encouraging undergraduates to seek careers in research and elucidating the role of TRC in promoting research in the society.
The Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research Award Program is open for application from full-or part-time Omani undergraduates studying in Oman or abroad; International students studying in higher institutions in Oman (50% of the team) and faculty mentors working for a higher education institute in Oman.
Students must have completed at least first year courses or have the equivalent of one year of credits/hours) and have a GPA of 2.30 or better. Faculty mentors should have a minimum qualification of a master degree.
FURAP Call 6 submission deadline has been extended until 31-July-2018, 2:00 PM