The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation announces State Grants for scientific Research of Georgian Material and Spiritual Heritage in Georgia and Abroad.

02/02/2018 12:13

Scientific grant competition "State Grants in scientific Research of Georgian Material and Spiritual Heritage in Georgia and Abroad" will be announced in February 2018.

The competition aims to promote high-level scientific research of historical monuments in Georgia and abroad, cultural heritage, documents and other sources, archival material, ethnographic data, including identification, registration and systematization, recording and systematization, popularization of the Georgian nation's intellectual and substantive heritage research and the attraction of young scientific personnel in this field.

Grants can only be obtained through the open competition!

The basic conditions of the call:

Participation in the Call and Grant recipient can be: Leading organization with co-participant organization (in case of cooperation), Project Manager, co-leader (in case of joint project) and key personnel of the project;

  • The project should have a head, coordinator, researcher and young scientist;
  • The main staff of the project should be at least one young scientist during the entire period of implementation of the project;
  • The project may involve a foreign citizen as a principal or auxiliary personnel.


Financing from the Foundation requested for the project submitted to the competition should not exceed 100,000 GEL per year for research project abroad and 70,000 GEL for a research project on the territory of Georgia.

The project may be co-financed (additional financial source), which will partially cover part of the expenses foreseen by the project budget.

Duration of the project may be 24 or 36 moth. It has to be start in September, 2018.

Competition rules and conditions, documents to be submitted, competition schedule and registration procedures will be published with call announcement.


Contact information regarding to the competition terms:


Tel: 2 200 220 (4302)