Specific Fund Program in Theoretical Physics

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age<35, doctoral degree on theoretical physics research;

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Physical Sciences;

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The fund mainly supports physics research and the development of physics talents.

How to Apply

The application form should be filled in as the format: 1. The funding category should be selected as Emergency Management Program 2. The subcategory should be selected as Comprehensive Management Project in Department of Mathematical & Physical Sciences 3. Annotation should be selected as science and technology activity project (special fund for theoretical physics) 4. Application Code should be filled: A05 5. The project category should be stated in the beginning of the body of the application form as: “Start Project for Theoretical Physics Doctoral Research Personnel” or “Theoretical Physics Frontier Seminars in Summer” 6.The body should be composed as the requirement of composition outline of application form for special fund for theoretical physics.


Start Project for Theoretical Physics Doctoral Research Personnel:
1. The host institution should be non-985 higher educational institution and non-Academy of China system institution.

2.  The applicant should be less than 35 (born after January 1, 1982)

  1. Research personnel received doctoral degree in recent 3 years working on theoretical physics research (date on certificate: January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016). The application form should be attached with copy of certificate of doctor degree, date of receiving doctoral degree, the name of the mentor and the topic of the thesis for doctoral degree.
  2. The applicant should not have held science foundation project.
  3. The applicant should not be on-station postdoctoral research fellows.

Award Information

Project Duration: 1 year (2018 January – 2018 December)

Award size: 50,000(50 thousand) Yuan for each project

Proposal Submission

The proposal should be filled in online. The e-version should be uploaded via ISIS system by the applicant during September 10, 2017 – September 20, 2017 16:00 and be confirmed by science and research management department in host institution. The paper proposal should be sent via EMS to Material Reception Office of NSFC, 83 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District (Room 101 in Administration Building) before September 20,2017.


Agency Contact

Li Huihong, Pumen

Phone: 010-62325069, 62327182

Email: phy-2@mail.nsfc.gov.cn