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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

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Applications are invited from scientists/ engineers with PhD or equivalent qualifications and good research record, who would commit for full time research up to 3 years (within Sri Lanka) are eligible to apply. The research scientists may be the full time investigator of work on a project of another principal investigator. The award will cover a stipend of Rs. 50,000/= per month and/ or research expenses of Rs. 500,000 per year.


    • Applicants must be citizens of Sri Lanka and should be registered with the STMIS database of the NSF.
    • Applicants should hold a Doctoral researchdegree.
    • Applicants should possess adequate research experience after postgraduate qualification, at the time of application.
    • Applicants should commit to be engaged in full-time research.
    • Applicants may submit a project proposal himself/ herself to the NSF ( as the Principal Investigators ) or work on a project of a another Principal Investigator.


    • Application form (doc,131kb) images/stories/RD/appli-phd-2011.doc
    • Programme Brief (pdf, 57kb)

Application forms can also be obtained from the National Science Foundation by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Director NSF.

Completed applications (03 copies) should reach the :

Director General
National Science Foundation
47/5, Maitland Place.
Vidya Mawatha .
Colombo 07.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 19 August 2014 09:34 )  

STMIS Registration

It is an essential requirement to register with STMIS database
If the appliant is not registered his/her Travel Research Grant Application will be rejected without further consideraion.

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