In some sessions in one scientific committee, one field, two to three candidates are finalists, in other sessions only one,
according to my own personal experience, I would say, it is also a question of chance! in a session the other applications may strongly compete with your application, in an other session not. The total average number of Laureates in one session is around seven.
The applicant should submit a copy of all the papers, published in English, in connection with the research work presented to the KIA, a list is not accepted.
Besides, the applicant should also present the list of all her/his publications (books, papers…) (not related to this research work).
The application form should be filled out, with the common acceptance of the team members. If possible, under the name of the person who has the highest percentage of participation in this research work.
No, you do not need to fill up the application form for each team member.
As the application will be considered by a scientific committee, applicants may add a document explaining the team performance, adding the percentage of collaboration of each member…
As per regulations, one cash award and one trophy will be presented, but two certificates, signed by the President of the Islamic Rep. of Iran, may be presented for the same research work.
The description of your research work, should explain the subject, the aim of your research work, the process and steps it followed until its completion, the results and how far this research work, is successful.
As it is mentioned in the Guidelines, all the documents should be submitted in English.
As you wish to enter the details of your colleagues, you are invited to send them on-line , in one attachment or send your application via E-mail.
In a separate letter / attachment, please explain and mention the percentage of participation / collaboration in the research work of each of your colleagues.
The representative should be the researcher with the highest percentage of collaboration.
May I remind you that only one researcher, representative of the selected research work, shall be invited to the award ceremony to receive the award.
Researchers who conduct research abroad (outside of Iran) should apply in the foreign section, in English.
If they are Iranian Researchers Residing Abroad, they should indicate it in the On line / Email application Form and answer yes to the question, and then indicate their Country of Residency:
Iranian Residing Abroad: Y □ N □
Iranian Researchers Residing Abroad should not apply in the national section.
Foreign researchers and Iranian researchers residing abroad should consult the English section of the website.
Applicants should be aware that applying On-line accelerates the process & examination of their application as these application are directly forwarded to the relevant scientific committee.
Otherwise, E-mail applications are first converted and sent in the on-line system. We only presented this alternative for the candidates who face real problems to upload their annexes (attachment size: not more than 2MB).