NFSAT Recent Activities


Supporting the Participation of young Armenian researchers or students on Science in the City at the European Scientific Open Forum 2014  2014

The nongovernmental organization, Amstream together with NFSAT, offer funding for travel expenses to three young Armenian researchers or students, who will have the opportunity to participate in the satellite event Science in the City at the European Scientific Open Forum 2014 and present Armenian technologies.

The event will take place on June 21 to 26 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The selected candidates will also have the opportunity to participate in a satellite networking event organized by AGBU in collaboration with Amstream in the same period, which will be devoted to discussions and networking around topics related to technologies and education among Armenian and Danish decisions makers and professionals in science and technology.


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Young Scientists Support Program (YSSP-13)  2013

Program Announcement

The National Foundation of Science and Advanced Technologies (NFSAT), the "Young Scientists Support Program" (YSSP), Youth Foundation of Armenia (AYF), and CRDF Global are pleased to announce the 2013 Young Scientists Support Competition (YSSP-13). This competition aims to support research in the fields of physical, natural, and technical sciences.

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Early Career Support (ECSP)  2012

The National Foundation of Science and Advanced Technologies (NFSAT), the State Engineering University of Armenia (SEUA), and CRDF Global are pleased to announce the 2012 Early Career Support Competition.

This program aims to support outstanding applications in the fields of physical, natural, and technical sciences.
The competition is designed to provide support to early-career Armenian scientists and engineers with opportunities to:

  1. Increase the ability of Armenian researchers to concentrate on full-time research;
  2. Increase the researchers’ ability to perform high-quality research, both in applied and basic sciences; and
  3. Advance the grantees’ research activities and increase their visibility in the international research community.


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Awards


International Scientific Conferences Support Program (ISCSP)  2011

The NFSAT will sponsor International scientific meetings or conferences to be held in Armenia on a topic in the basic or applied sciences and which will be organized at Armenian research organizations with “non-profit” juridical status.

On a competitive basis, NFSAT will sponsor up to 6 International scientific meetings or conferences, which will be organized by Armenian research organizations and universities under umbrella of local and/or International professional unions. The Statement from the International professional journals about readiness to publish the conference materials is also mandatory.

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Travel Support Program  2011

On a competitive basis the NFSAT will provide up to US$2000 each special support for Armenian scientists in all areas of basic and applied sciences to participate in International Scientific conferences and engineering professional societies meetings in the United States and Europe.

NFSAT will cover the transportation expenses only to Armenian researchers demonstrating intense interest by the organizers for their participation in scientific conference. In accordance with the NFSAT’s principles of operation, support for the proposed activity will be determined exclusively by the scientific merit of applications.

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Travel Fellowship and Follow-on Grants Program (TFP)   2011

Under the 2011 Armenian Travel Fellowship and Follow-on Grants Program (TFP), the National Foundation for Science & Advanced Technology (NFSAT) and the U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF Global) will sponsor, on a competitive basis, research visits to the United States for young Armenian scientists and engineers thirty-five years old and younger.

The goals of this program are to provide opportunities for young scientists and engineers to

• identify and develop new contacts, which will promote further collaboration between Armenian and U.S. scientists;
• explore their research ideas using the facilities of modern and well-equipped U.S. laboratories;
• receive training on modern scientific equipment; and
• advance their research activities and increase their visibility in the international research community.

Applicants may plan a visit of up to three months in duration and request up to $8,000 to cover transportation costs, living allowances, visa fees, health insurance, and other travel-related expenses. Upon return to Armenia the NFSAT grantees will be eligible to apply for follow-on awards of $5,000 each for a period of up to one year to continue developing collaboration with their U.S. partners.

NFSAT and CRDF Global will support up to 10 (ten) Travel Fellowship grantees. Travel may be planned to begin and end within the period from 15 January 2012 to 15 June 2012. Applicants may propose to work on existing research or start new projects during the research visit to the United States.



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