The Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM) Community Fund grants funding to activities which improve quality of life, health and well-being. RM 1000-5000 funding is available to support local charities and community projects throughout Malaysia.
The MSPTM Community Fund is seeking to support projects working within a range of themes as set out below:
- Community involvement projects
- Community safety projects
- Community health and well-being projects
- Projects to develop skills, education & employment support
Who can apply?
This grant is open to all MSPTM members with the following criteria:
- Malaysian citizen
- Project duration: 1-2 years
- Amount: up to RM5000
How to apply?
- Submit the completed "MSPTM Community Fund Application Form" to firstname.lastname@example.org (BEFORE 12 noon, 31 October).
When to apply?
- Closing date 12 noon, 31 October of the year.
- Result will be announced by end of November of the year of submission via email.
What happens after I apply?
- All applicants will be notified about their outcome in writing. If your application fits the MSPTM Community Fund priority areas, it'll be shortlisted.
What happens after the grant is awarded?
- All successful applicant must present their progress once a year. An oral presentation at MSPTM annual conference AND submission of a paper to reputable ISI-indexed journal such as Tropical Biomedicine acknowledging the funder is mandatory.
MSPTM Community Fund Winner List
MSPTM Community Fund Winner List
|2018||Dr. Kumara Thevan Krishnan||University of Malaysia Kelantan||Imparting knowledge and technology of invitro stingless bee queen rearing (Geniotrigona thoracica) to youths in Malaysia.|
|2018||Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chan Yoke Fun||Universiti Malaya, Malaysia||Environmental surveillance to combat hand, foot and mouth disease|
|2018||Dr. Mehru Nisha Muhamad Haneef||University of
|Gastrointestinal parasitic infection in nursing homes in Kajang, Malaysia|
|2019||Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tengku Shahrul Anuar Tengku Ahmad Basri||Universiti Teknologi Mara||I.N.S.E.C.T. (Insect National Science Education Programe using Creativity and Technology)|
|2019||Dr. Norhidayu Sahimin||Universiti Malaya, Malaysia||Awareness programme among The Philiphines' Domestic Workers (FARA Philiphines) in Kuala Lumpur: Knowledge, prevention and control of common infectious diseases.|
|2019||Dr. Stanley Tan Tiong Kai||Universiti Malaya, Malaysia||Awareness programme on soil-transmitted Helminthiasis among schoolchildren from Orang Asli communities: Application of Health Learning Package (HELP)|
|2020||Dr. Wathiqah Wahid||Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia||Knowledge, attitude and practice of parasitic infection among zoo workers in Kuala Lumpur|
|2020||Dr. Lucas Low Van Lun||Universiti Malaya, Malaysia||Enhancing public knowledge on ectoparasites and associated pathogens from companion animals: A proactive action research|
|2020||Dr. Farah Shafawati Binti Mohd Taib||Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia||Awareness program on rodent borne-disease at Kuala Lumpur public low-cost housing (PPR)|
|2021||Dr. Tan Li Peng||Universiti Malaysia Kelantan||Awareness Programme on Parasitic Zoonoses from Cats: A Combine Effort with Pejabat Pembangunan Wanita Negeri (PPWN) Kelantan|
|2021||Dr. Azdayanti Muslim||Universiti Teknologi Mara||NuTRI-C Project – Nutrition Education Through Role play Among Indigenous Communities|
|2021||Dr. Farah Haziqah Meor Termizi||Universiti Sains Malaysia||Conservation and protecting the heritage of sea turtles in Penang – Turtle Project (TP)|