Research Grants Online Application

Research Grants 2018 – 2019

All applications must be submitted no later than Friday 10 August 2018

Instructions

Before you start your application, please read the following steps carefully, which will assist you in preparing the information and documents you will need and answering the questions you will be asked in the process.

  • Every field has clear written instructions for filling up the particular section which should be strictly followed by the applicants while filling up the form.
  • Ensure that all the Evaluation Criteria in the Request for Proposal Guidelines are addressed.
  • Once the form is completed, you can submit your application by clicking the “Send Application” button.
  • Your Application, along with the required documentation, will be automatically sent to the BWF Development Team.

Applicants must upload the following supporting documents with their application:

  • Researcher Curriculum Vitae
  • Endorsement letter from your Academic Institution, Research Center or from your Sport Organisation*
  • Detailed budget breakdown in Excel format

* Endorsement Letter from your university/institution stating the research is being undertaken with the oversight of the university / institution’s academic programme

It is your responsibility to provide all supporting documents. Applications where information or documentation is incomplete may not be considered.

  • When can I apply for the 2018-2019 BWF Research Grants?

The BWF Research Application process is open from Monday 04 June 2018 to Friday 10 August 2018.  Applicants are encouraged to check the BWF Education website for further information, applicant guidelines and eligibility criteria.

  • Where can I submit an application? 

Applications must be submitted using the below online form.  The online application allows you to submit your complete application securely and quickly.

Applicants are encouraged to commence and submit their application as early as possible during the application period due to the large volume of users on the system in the lead up to the closing date. Submitting early ensures that you will not have any last minute technical problems due to the large number of applications being submitted.

  • How can I be sure my application has been submitted? 

Once you have completed your application and click on the Send Application button – a notification will appear advising your application has successfully been submitted.

Furthermore, once you click on the submit button, you will receive a system generated email containing the copy of your application.  Please keep a copy of this email for your records.  If you have submitted but did not receive a notification email, you may contact BWF Development Manager Rodrigo Pacheco at [email protected]

  • How long will it take to have my application assessed?

As the BWF Research Programme attracts a large number of applications from all over the world overseas, the processing time for applications takes between 4-5 weeks.  All applicants, both successful and unsuccessful are notified of the outcome of their application.

  • If my application has been unsuccessful, can I be provided with information as to why?

Due to the high volume of applications received, the department does not provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

  • Should I submit additional documents not listed in the supporting documents of the applicant guidelines?

No. Applicants should not include additional documents which are not listed in the supporting documents table as they will not be taken into consideration.  To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, applications are only assessed on the required documents listed in the Supporting Documents section.

Online Application Form

Important Note: the information you enter on the online form will not be stored on your browser nor on our server before sending. Make sure to check and complete all sections before submitting the application.

(1) Institution / Researcher

Institution's Name
Researcher's Name (including title)
Position
Researcher's Qualifications (please attach CV as a PDF file - max 2mb)
Institutional application or Individual application?
InstitutionalIndividual
Endorsement Letter (please attach as a PDF file - max 2mb)
Address
Mobile Phone
Phone
Email Address
If the study is connected to a longer-term study through an institution - or as part of post graduate degree work (eg. Masters or PhD). Please provide details.

(2) Research Focus/Scope/Relevance/Outcomes

Project Title
Description - Research focus & scope
Paradigm/Area
Originality - is this a new area or a follow up focus area that adds value to existing research - if so - how?
Research Question(s)
Relevance to Badminton
Methodology - brief overview
Outcomes - how will the outcomes benefit badminton coaches, players and/or members of the entourage?
Immediate Impact - how can the result be applied/used for practice in coaching/talent development/other areas?
Additional information on the research focus relevant to your application.

(3) Research Process - 2018/2019

Broad Stages - describe the broad staging of the research and timeframes.

(4) Research Context / Added Value

Importance - describe why this research is important to conduct for world badminton.
Point of Difference - why do you think this research has 'an edge' over other grant applications?

(5) Research Grant and Estimated Costs

Total expected cost of this research project (in USD)
Have other sources of funding been secured to conduct the project?
YesNo
Total funds requested for this application (in USD)
Other sources of funding and estimated amounts
Detailed Budget (please attach budget as an excel file - max 1mb)

(6) Declaration

By submitting this form I declare that I.....

  • have carefully read and followed the instructions when completing the application;
  • have read the Request for Proposal guidelines and understand the intent of the BWF Research Grants Programme and the criteria for evaluating applications;
  • understand that if my project is selected for a grant, an MOU / agreement will need to be signed between the BWF and myself / my institution;
  • understand that BWF has the right to publish on the BWF website and other communications platforms the names of successful applicants and to provide a synopsis of the focus and scope of the research in order to promote the research project and research in badminton;
  • understand that the research findings, methodology and details of the study will be made available to practitioners in the field and published by the BWF on its website or through other BWF communication channels at the conclusion of the research;
  • declare that the information in this document is accurate.