Call for Proposal KUST R&D Fund


Research grants will be awarded for technologically advanced research projects by individuals or groups from the faculty of KUST and/or industry actively involved in the research and development individually or collaboratively. These projects should be based on either a universally known technologies or a new technology developed by the applicant and should be aimed at achieving economically viable systems, products, or processes beneficial to the nation. All Teaching Departments of the Kohat University of Science and Technology are hereby invited to submit Proposals on prescribed form given below.

The grant will cover the honoraria for student research assistants, and supporting staff. It will also cover travel(s) within the country for project-related activities and for scientific conferences where project team’s research paper, an outcome of the project, has been selected for presentation. The grant may be used to purchase very specific unavoidable equipment kept to the bare minimum, consumable materials, and other items needed for the project.

Submission Procedure

Duly filled application forms complete in all respects along with any documents should be submitted in hard form to ORIC at KUST. On receipt of the applications the proposals will be evaluated internally as well as externally by a group of experts in the field. The PI may need to revise the proposal in light of the evaluator’s recommendations. The projects proposals must be submitted through proper channel.


A written agreement will be made between university through ORIC and PI. All matters related to the usage of fund, facilities and copyrights will be written in the agreement.

Extended Deadline of Proposal Submission: Nov 17, 2023

Application: KUST R&D Fund under ORIC