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Science Castle Grant 2024 Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad Award (Malaysia only)

Science Castle Grant 2024 Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad Award (Malaysia only) is now closed.

 

Science Castle Grant 2024 Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad Award offers a research grant worth RM 2,000 to five selected teams from secondary schools or equivalent educational institutes in Malaysia. This opportunity allows them to engage in five months of research on selected themes, mentored by both This opportunity allows them to engage in five months of research on selected themes, mentored by both Nest and Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad researchers.

Subsequently, they will have the opportunity to present their findings at the Science Castle in Asia 2024, an international conference for secondary school students in Asia

 

Application Theme

Submitted proposals should be related to any of the provided themes:.

  • Sustainable Food Product using Local Material
  • Innovation in Health and Well-being Product using Local Material
  • Food Deliciousness
  • Food Packaging
  • Food Waste Management

 

Summary

Who can apply? A team of up to 5 members from the same secondary school or equivalent educational institution in Malaysia. There is no limit on the number of applications that a school/institution can submit.
Application Deadline April 19, 2024
Research Period May ~ September, 2024

Grant Details and Number of Grants Available

Grant Details RM 2,000 including 5-month research mentoring by Leave a Nest and Ajinomoto Malaysia researchers / Invitation to Award Ceremony at Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad Manufacturing, Bandar Enstek, Negeri Sembilan / Final Presentation at Science Castle in Asia 2024
Number of Grant 5

Application Requirements

  • Applications are open to secondary school students or equivalent educational institutions in Malaysia (maximum of 5 students per group).
  • Selected teams will be required to attend the grant award ceremony on 2nd May 2024 at Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad Manufacturing, Bandar Enstek, Negeri Sembilan.
  • The selected groups will conduct research on the given theme for 5 months (May to September) using the grant under the supervision of researchers from Online mentoring sessions will be held once a month (or as necessary) for a minimum duration of 60 minutes. Online mentoring sessions will be held once a month (or as necessary) for a minimum duration of 60 minutes outside the class schedule.
  • The selected groups will make their final presentations on 20th October 2024 during Science Castle in Asia 2024 at the Tun Chancellor Hall, Multimedia Science Castle in Asia is an international conference for secondary school students hosted by Leave a Nest. presentations will be reviewed by expert judges, and monetary research awards will be given to the best presenters.
  • The consent of the school or parent/guardian supporting the research must be obtained before proceeding.

Timeline

Application Deadline April 19. 2024 (Extended)
Online Interview Session April 24, 2024
Announcement of Result April 25, 2024
Award Ceremony May 2, 2024 (Onsite at Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad Manufacturing, Bandar Enstek, Negeri Sembilan)
Research Period May ~ September, 2024
Final Presentation October 20, 2024 (Science Castle in Asia 2024 at Tun Chancellor Hall, Multimedia University (MMU) Cyberjaya)

Application Process

Confirmation of Terms and Conditions and Application Guidelines

Please review the [terms and conditions] and the application requirements on this page, and consult with us ([email protected]) if you have any questions about the content.

Registration for LNEST ID

Applications should be completed by the teacher or the representative of the team, with the acknowledgment of the teacher. LNEST ID [Here]. If you already have the LNEST ID, you may proceed to the application site. The grant entry screen will be displayed after you log in to your LNEST ID, and

Application for Science Castle Grant 2024 Ajinomoto Malaysia Berhad Award

Click the [Here] and proceed to apply Science Castle Grant 2024 Ajinomoto Malaysia Berhad Award.

Information Needed:

About the Research Proposal:.

  • Research Title
  • Research Abstract
  • Motivation to conduct research or development
  • Proposed Research Method
  • Expected outcomes and their significance
  • Team/members' achievements in research to date
  • What kind of support do you wish to receive from Leave a Nest and Ajinomoto Researchers?
  • Diagrams, conceptual diagrams, and images of what you want to create

Also, provide information about the school and the team members. Kindly ensure that all necessary information is filled in.

Science Castle Research Funding Now Open for Applications

There are no Science Castle research funds available at this time.