AMU STUDENT GRANT COMPETITION (SGS)

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Student Grant Competition 2021 - Grant Application Form zfo web
Student Grant Competition 2020 - Final Report zfo web

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SGS 2021
SGS 2020

THE AMU STUDENT GRANT COMPETITION 2021 ANNOUNCEMENT

 1. The rules of the AMU Student Grant Competition („SGS“) are governed by Rector’s Decree No 9/2016 and appendix no.1 and no.2 and by the Ministry of Education Rules for the Provision of Special Purpose Support for Specific Academic Research and the addenda thereto.

2. For the year 2021 the Competition is only open for one-year projects implemented between
1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021.

3. The maximum amount available for the support of one project is CZK 250,000.

4. Funds for the cost of edition can only be applied as part of project budgets if the applicant documents the stage of progress of a manuscript (an electronic version of the text can be inserted into the application form). It is permitted to apply for funds for the implementation of a project whose output will be the manuscript of a book. If this is the case, it is possible to apply for the funding of the cost of edition in the subsequent edition of the competition or, as the case may be, after the approval of the manuscript by the NAMU Edition Committee from the publishing house’s internal funds.

5. All publication outputs resulting from the project must contain the following dedication:
‘This study/publication/output originated at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague as part of the project“[PROJECT TITLE]” supported by special-purpose funds intended for the Specific Academic Research provided by the Ministry of Education in 2021 (dedication).

6. Invitations to cultural events supported as part of the projects should be sent to Ms. Hana Šťastná, PR Manager of AMU (hana.stastna@amu.cz) no later than 14 days prior to the event.

7. Competition schedule

  • 7 Oct 2020 – competition announcement;
  • 18 Nov 2020  at 13:00 (by 1 pm) – deadline for application submission at the individual Faculties;
  • 30 Nov - 14 Dec 2020 – Faculty grant committee meetings;
  • Until 13 Jan 2021 – announcement of the conditional decision on upholding grant applications (the final decision as to the financing of projects will be made following the evaluation of the final reports for project completed as of 31 December 2020 and the allocation of SVV support to AMU for 2021, which will likely be in early February 2021);
  • By 15 Jan 2022 – submission of the Final Project Report of SGC 2021.

Once completed the form can be sent automatically to the Faculty’s grant department for verification via e-mail (sgs@damu.cz, sgs@famu.cz, sgs@hamu.cz). Please note that a signed printed version of the document always has to be submitted to the grant department of the relevant faculty withing the required deadline.

The forms offer an option of saving data for the final report and/or for the budget modification form: this feature will save your time in completing other forms, but you are not obligated to use it and you may complete the other forms manually.

* The forms are in the .zfo format. This format can only be opened and completed using the Software602 Form Filler software, which is available for download from the provider’s website free of charge: download here. (Should you have any difficulties with the form or with Software602 Form Filler, contact the IT Centre, Mr Jiří Charvát: jiri.charvat@amu.cz, tel. 234 244 547.) Alternatively, you can use the web versions of the forms (this is recommended primarily to the Linux and Macintosh OS users), which are now accessible outside the school network as well. The form will maintain the completed data for 31 days.

 

Call 2021


Rector´s Decree


FOR PROJECTS WITH PLANNED PUBLICATION OUTPUTS


OTHER DOCUMENTS


THE AMU STUDENT GRANT COMPETITION 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT  

for the allocation and use of targeted support for Specific Academic Research projects in 2020

1. The rules of the AMU Student Grant Competition („SGS“) are governed by The Rector's Decree No.9/2016 and by the Ministry of Education Rules for the Provision of Targeted Support for Specific Academic Research and the addenda thereto. 

2. For the year 2020 the Competition is only open for one-year projects implemented between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020. 

3. The maximum amount available for the support of one project is CZK 250,000. 

4. Funds to cover publication costs can only be included in the applicant’s project budget if the applicant documents the progress of the manuscript (an electronic version of the text can be inserted in the application form). It is, nevertheless, permitted to apply for funds for the implementation of a project whose output will be the manuscript of a book. If this is the case, publication funds may be applied for in the framework of the competition the following year or, alternatively, from the NAMU publishing house’s internal funds, on condition of approval of the manuscript by the NAMU Publishing Committee.

5. All publication outputs resulting from the project must contain the following dedication: ‘This study/publication/output originated at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague as part of the project, “[PROJECT TITLE]”, supported by targeted funds intended for Specific Academic Research, which were provided by the Ministry of Education in 2020 (dedication).’ 

6. Invitations to cultural events supported in the framework of projects should be sent to Ms. Tereza Petáková, PR Manager of AMU (tereza.petakova@amu.cz) no later than 14 days prior to the event .

7. Competition Schedule:

  • 10.10.2019 – Competition Announcement on the AMU website;
  • 14.11.2019 at 13:00  – deadline for application submission to individual faculties; 
  • 3.12.-14.12.2019 – Faculty Grant Committee meetings;
  • by 10.1.2020  – announcement of the conditional decision on support of grant applications (the final decision on project financing will be made following the evaluation of Final Reports for projects completed by 31.12.2019, and the allocation of R&D (SVV) support by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports to AMU for 2020, probably in early February 2020);
  • by 15.1.2021 – submission of the Final Project Report of SGS 2020. 

In case of the aforementioned allocated targeted support, for Specific Academic Research projects in 2020, amounting to a larger sum than that of all supported project totals in the first round of the SGS, individual Faculties will call for additional SGS entries during March 2020 at the latest.

The application form for the SGS 2020 can be downloaded by clicking on the above link, entitled Formuláře/Forms.  

Important documents relating to the SGS, such as the Rector’s Decree among others, can be found on this page, below the dotted line.

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Information for researchers of ongoing SGS 2019 projects ending by 31.12.2019:

The Final Report form for ongoing SGS 2019 projects can also be found at the above link, entitled Formuláře/Forms. After completing the form, it can be automatically sent to the Faculty Grant Department for checking (sgs@damu.cz / sgs@famu.cz / sgs@hamu.cz). However, it is always necessary to submit a signed hard copy of the document by the stipulated deadline. 

The forms also offer a data saving option for subsequent data transfer to the Final Report or any Revised Budget forms: this feature can save you time when completing details in subsequent reports, but it is not obligatory to use it, as details can be entered manually. 

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Call 2020


Rector’s decree


For projects with planned publication outputs


Other documents