Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports RA Science Committee


On Organizing Schools for Young Scientists

Question 1: Which organizations can apply for financial support for the organization of a school for young scientists?

Answer: State organizations or HEis carrying out scientific and technical activities in the Republic of Armenia can apply for financial support on a competitive basis for the organization of a school for young scientists.

Question 2: What are the timeframes for applying for financial support with the aim of organizing a school for young scientists?

Answer: The organization can submit an application to the Science Committee until July 31 of the current year to receive financial support on a competitive basis for the organization of a school for young scientists during the next year, in accordance with Annex 1.1 of the Procedure for providing financial support for the organization of a school for young scientists.

Question 3: What are the procedures and the terms of providing financial support for the organization of a school for young scientists?

Answer: The Committee checks the compliance of the submitted applications with the requirements establishedif necessary the applications may be returned for revision. The Committee establishes an Evaluation committee to evaluate the applications. After the adoption of the Law on the State Budget of the Republic of Armenia for the following year, the Chairman of the Committee approves the list of schools for young scientists subject to financial support, taking into consideration the amount of allocations provided for the organization of scientific events from the state budget of the Republic of Armenia. The Committee publishes the list of schools subject to financing on its official website. At least thirty days before the start of the scientific event, a financial support agreement is signed between the committee and the organization.

Question 4: What other information should be submitted to the Science Committee apart from the application?

Answer: At least forty days before the start of the school for young scientists, the organization submits information to the Committee for approval, including verified information on the number of participants from foreign countries, in order to review funding if necessary.

At least thirty days before the start of the school for young scientists, the Organization submits to the Committee the text of the announcement of the school (place, date, agenda, etc.) to be published on the official website of the Committee.

Question 5: What actions are required after the end of the event?

Within fifteen days after the end of the event, the organization submits a report to the Committee in accordance with Annex N 2.2 of the Procedure for providing financial support for the organization of scientific events. Attached to the report shall be the copies of documents (contracts, invoices, cash register receipts, statements, etc.) obtained within the funds provided by the Committee.

The Committee checks the compliance of the financial resources presented in the Report and the budget of the contract, takes appropriate measures to eliminate the errors detected, and draws up an act on the acceptance of the report.