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TRC Research Funding

The Research Council Oman (TRC) has announced a new mechanism of funding called Block Funding Program (BFP) which is an institutional- and performance-based funding.  This program allocates small-to-medium size research grants to support short-term and mid-term research projects in areas defined by researchers from academic and research institutions in Oman and serve the national research priority areas as well as TRC priority themes. The main goal of this program is to sustain and develop further excellent in research and to create a competitive economy through advanced and evidence –based research.


BFP covers 3 categories of grants:

  • Research Grant (RG)
  • Graduate Research Grant (GRG)
  • Undergraduate Research Grant (URG)


TRC is currently accepting research proposals for Research Grant and Undergraduate Research Grant through the
Research Information Management System (RIMS).


  • Application deadline for the first call is 15 March 2019