The proposal submission schedule for year 2018/2019 (for funding to commence in 2019)



  • May 01: WRC online systems open for submissions
  • Jun 30: Deadline for open proposal submissions. WRC online system closes


  • Jul 09: WRC online system opens for submission
  • Oct 30: Deadline for Directed proposal submissions. WRC online system closes

Details of preferred thrusts and programmes (research areas) and budgets are listed downloadable document, Proposal Submissions Details for 2018/2019 found on the BMS Portal.

The system and proposal data requirement details are fully explained in the Guidelines for Proposal Preparation and Submission. Users are advised to print this document for reference.

New and Old Users:

All users who intend to submit new research proposals for the first time to the WRC must use the BMS (Business Management System) , and register their details using the link below


Proposers,Reviewers, Project Leaders and Reference Group Members who wish to use this system as the first time and those who used to use FMS, must click on the link below to start the process.

Click here to register and sign up directly.

Current proposals

For all the users who still have proposals running on the old system, kindly continue using the old FMS link:

Click here to for old system link