Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation announces the state scientific grant competition – “Science begins at school – research with student participation". The aim of the competition is to improve the quality of education of students in general educational institutions, to bring education and research closer, integrate research into the learning process; and increase the popularity of science and research amongst the school students. Additionally the competition aims to facilitate the development of research skills from the early childhood, to raise the teachers’ motivation to conduct student researches, introduce innovation in the learning process and help students understand the importance of science subjects.
The projects can be submitted in the following scientific fields:
Public school or schools can submit projects.
A private school also, accompanied by a public school can submit a project, thus enabling the school to engage its students in the competition. Please note, the private school participating in the project, cannot be a scholarship recipient.
A Project assistant must be involved in the project, who provides help to the project manager and scientist to implement and finalize the project. The project assistant candidate must be a PhD student or a master degree graduate who is a citizen of Georgia. The involvement of a project manager, scientist and a project assistant is a necessary condition.
Students involved in the project must be at least in VIII grade and above.
Project implementation should not exceed 24 working weeks, not including include school holidays.
The implementation of the project should not interfere with the current school process.
The project should include the estimated contingent and a number of students participating in the study. The number of students participating in the project should not be less than 12.
The amount of funding requested for the project shall not exceed 12 000 GEL. However, it is possible to co-fund the project from the participating individuals or other legal entities.
A guide for electronic registration for the competition will be published on the following website www.rustaveli.org.ge. For the additional information regarding the competition, please refer to the following coordinators:
Maka Kajaia, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel. 2200220 (4409)
Ana Goguadze, e-mail: email@example.com
Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation wishes you success!
For any additional information, please visit the following website: www.rustaveli.org.ge