We hope that this information will help you complete your grant application.

To participate in the competition, you should submit a grant proposal (not to exceed twenty pages).
Grant proposals should be submitted to the Foundation in paper or electronic form (e-mails are preferable).
The deadline for the 2008/2009 funding round applications and the contest requirements will be announced in July.
Please note that the Foundation shall only reply to messages sent to the following address: info@hcfoundation.ru.

Applications submitted after the deadline date will not be considered.

Applicants are requested to leave margins, keep 1.5 spacing between lines and use 12-point or larger font size (Microsoft Word). Only required materials should be enclosed with grant proposals. No additional materials will be accepted after applications are submitted.
Before filling out the Budget page of the application form, please, study the Budget section.
Proposed projects will be reviewed by the Foundation based on submitted application forms.
If the Foundation administration decides that a project can be considered for funding, a notification will be sent to the applicant.
Please, note that documents and computer media (such as floppy disks, CDs etc.) submitted to the Foundation will not be returned.

Fill out the forms below. Please, note that:

  • all fields must be filled out;
  • when filling out the last tab of the application form (Synopsis) attach a file: for monographs in Economics and Information Technology – an executive summary of the monograph, for other works in IT or Physics – a file with a description of the work;
  • after submitting your application you will see the message ‘Your application has been submitted’. It means that we have received your application and you do not need any other receipt confirmations.

Requirements to files to be enclosed with Economics applications

You should provide an executive summary of your monograph not exceeding 12 pages (an MS Word document).

Requirements to Information Technology proposals submitted for the Young Researcher competition (an MS Word document)

Proposals can be written in a free-form format and should contain the following information:
1.1. Project title.
1.2. Synopsis (one or two pages).
1.3. Project details:
1.3.1 Scope of the proposed research project.
1.3.2. Novelty of the proposed research project (describe in what way the project relates to previous activities, projects to be carried out or already accomplished in this research area).
1.3.3. Project deliverables and expected outcomes for this project:

  • Utterly important for developing this field of knowledge
  • Important for this field of science
  • Useful for this particular field of science

1.3.4. Research design and methods.
1.4. Prospects of the project:

  • Explain how you plan to expand the project after the grant period ends.
  • Answer how you plan to maintain and expand achievements made in the course of your research (can you continue to work over your project and what are the planned sources of funding?).

Requirements to files to be enclosed with Information Technology applications

You should provide an executive summary of your monograph not exceeding 12 pages (an MS Word document).

Requirements to Physics proposals

Proposals can be written in a free-form format and should contain the following information:
1.1. Project title.
1.2. Synopsis (one or two pages).
1.3. Project details:
1.3.1 Scope of the proposed research project.
1.3.2. Novelty of the proposed research project (describe in what way the project relates to previous activities, projects to be carried out or already accomplished in this research area).
1.3.3. Project deliverables and expected outcomes for this project:

  • Utterly important for developing this field of knowledge
  • Important for this field of science
  • Useful for this particular field of science

1.3.4. Research design and methods.
1.4. Prospects of the project:

  • Explain how you plan to expand the project after the grant period ends.
  • Answer how you plan to maintain and expand achievements made in the course of your research (can you continue to work over your project and what are the planned sources of funding?).

 

Economics Application