Campus Research and Publication (CR&P) Fund

The School for Graduate Studies and Research oversees the administration of the Campus Research and Publication(CR&P) Fund. This fund is open to full-time Academic and Senior Administrative and Professional members of staff and Research Students of the campus. All applications to the CR&P fund are now managed via an online application system. Instruction manuals below provide more details.

Academic Staff Grant Applications

The Fund is intended to assist members of staff (academic, senior administrative and professional staff) as much as possible to carry out research without undue personal hardship or without putting an excessive burden on the budgets of the Departments.  NB: The CR&P provides only seed funding for research.  Academic Staff grants fall into two categories:

  1. Research Project Funding Applications.  
    • ​​Submission of documents to the Deputy Dean (Graduate Studies) for review - February 28, 2024 (review the Academic Staff Grant Guidelines below) 
    • Submission of signed grant applications & report to the Graduate Studies & Research Office - March 13, 2024 
  2. Over the Counter Applications (Conferences & Workshops) - applications accepted year round

Instructions for Academic Staff Grant Applications & Grant Reports

  1. Review Staff Applicant UWIScholar System Manual & Academic Staff Grant Guidelines (October 2023 Version)
  2. Create/Log Into UWIScholar Account - 
  3. Fill out online Application Forms, upload all supporting documents(including previous Academic Staff Grant Report Form, if required)
  4. Submit Online Application


Graduate Research (M.Phil./Ph.D.) Student Grant Applications

The CR&P Fund provides financial assistance to registered full-time or part-time Graduate M.Phil. & Ph.D. research students in Year II and above of their research degree programme to:

  • Undertake their research fieldwork/data collection (Provides only seed (start up) funding for research)  
  • Postgraduate Training (enrolment in courses, workshops)
  • Present their findings at regional and international Conferences (oral & poster presentations)
  • Publish book chapters and Journal articles 

Applications can be submitted year round, but must be submitted at least six-weeks in advance of expected date of use of funds.

Instructions for Graduate Research Student (M.Phil./Ph.D.) Grant Applications

  1. Review the CR&P Graduate Research Student (M.Phil./Ph.D.) Manual (Application Instructions & CR&P Student Guidelines) 
  2. Create/Log Into UWIScholar Account - 
  3. Fill out online Application Forms, upload all supporting documents(including previous CR&P Graduate Student Grant Report Form, if required)
  4. CR&P Graduate Student Signature form Click here
  5. Submit Online Application 

Click here for FAQs for students.


Contact us:

  • If you have queries related to UWIScholar e.g. registering for or logging into the account or error messages when submitting the forms, please send an email to
  • If you have any queries related to completing the forms, questions about guidelines and rules for the fund, please contact Ms. Sarah Kalloo at


Other sources of Funding for Research Activities and Mobility Opportunities:

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