Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation
ABDUL HAMEED SHOMAN is a foundation which supports and enhances scientific research and Arab humanistic creativity. It builds bridges of dialogue and cultural communication and collects and disseminates general knowledge by all feasible means.
The main aims of the foundation are: to contribute, directly and indirectly,to Arab scientific research and to its enhancement through the efforts of institution committees or individuals, provided that it leads to an increase in knowledge and has practical benefits to the Arab world; to contribute to bringing up a generation of Arab scientists, experts and scholars in the fields of natural, basic, applied, technological, developmental sciences; and helping them to develop their skills and expertise; to create the proper climate for interaction among Arab intellectuals, scientists, educators and creative thinkers.
Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation supports scientific research and encourages researchers, in particular the young ones, through «Abdul Hameed Shoman Fund for Supporting Scientific Research», in addition to various annual prizes for young Arab researchers, writers specialized in children literature, and translators. The value of financial support considered by the Fund for a single research will be within the range of JD 15,000, and the level of funding will be measured against the approved mechanism of the Fund within this ceiling. Financial rewards allocated to researches will be within the ceiling of 30% of the approved funding for the research, provided that it does not exceed JD2,000 for such research that requires one year for completion. Funding will be disbursed in instalments: 25% when funding is approved, 25% once the research is completed and results obtained by the research are sent for publication and 50% once publication of research is approved. Financial rewards for researches that may take more than a year to execute will be considered by the committee.
Address: Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation
P O Box 940255 Amman 11194 - Jordan
Tel: +9626 4633627
Source: Fund Hunt