Travel Policy


This Policy establishes principles for determining travel, lodging, transportation and other travel related costs (together called “travel costs”) applicable to all Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) grants. The principles of this policy are designed to provide that QNRF bear its fair share of total travel costs, determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.


The Policy supersedes all travel costs guidelines, procedures and terms of agreement previously applied by QNRF.


All awardee institutions receiving QNRF grant funding shall be required to comply with the requirements set forth by this Policy.


Each institution receiving QNRF grant funding, in the fulfillment of its obligations, should employ sound management practices. All travel costs shall be in accordance with this Policy; the QNRF approved budget; and in compliance with the awardee institution travel policy.

Effective date.

 The provisions of this Policy shall be effective from the date of publication.