Terms and Conditions:1. The name of the research group should coincide with the objectives and names of the proposed research projects.2. The activities of the research group should target a large segments of society.3. The research group should not be composed of less than three members. The research group should have members from a variety of interdisciplinary disciplines relevant to the subject. The research team may include distinguished researchers from outside the university. The Principal Investigator must be a faculty member from within the university.4. The researcher may participate in a maximum of two research groups, provided that he is not a Principal Investigator in more than one group.5. The research outputs should be applicable in the field in which the study was conducted.6. The research group undertakes to publish four research papers in Web of Science database in scientific, engineering and health disciplines, and publish three research papers in Web of Science database or Scopus database for humanitarian specialties.7. The Principal Investigator must have at least three research papers published in journals classified in the ISI Database in Scientific, Engineering and Health Specialtiesi n the last two years preceding the submission of application, and two publication in journals classified as ISI or Scopus for humanities disciplines.8. The research group should hold seminars and panel discussions to identify its research outputs.9. The approved budget should not exceed SR 160,000 for scientific, engineering and health disciplines (one hundred and sixty thousand riyals), and 120000 (one hundred and twenty thousand riyals) for humanitarian specialties. The Deanship of Scientific Research is entitled to review the budget based on the output of the research.10. The research group should acknowledge the university's support for it. This is in thanks to the university represented by the Deanship of Scientific Research.11. The Deanship of Scientific Research owns all patent rights resulting from research published by the research group.12. The principal nvestigator shall be paid 30% of the approved at the time of signing the contract and the second installment 30% after the first publication. The rest of the dues (40%) shall be paid after the researches have been published as stipulated in the agreement.13. There must be at least one co-researcher name from Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University in the published researches.