FAQ Grants
Who performs the evaluation of applications?

The final evaluation of applications is performed by the Board of Management of the International Research Centre.

Who does the Board of Management consist of?

The Board of Management is chaired by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya and consists of the Deputy Vice Chancellor, The Deans of Faculty, The Registrar, The Bursar and the Director of the International Research Centre.

What are the deadlines for the submission of applications?
How will I be able to track the progress of my submitted application?

You will be notified by email at the following stages,

  • Acceptance/Decline of Application
  • Completion of preparation of payment.
You can also track the status of your application by emailing projectmanager_inrc@yahoo.com

How do I collect my grant?

Once you are notified, the cheque can be collected from Research Division, The Bursars Office, Senate Building. Kindly ensure that you bring a 25/- stamp when you come to collect your Grant.

Travel Grants
Am I eligible to receive a travel grant from InRC?

  • Only Permanent Staff members will be provided with travel grants.
  • Only one successful application per academic year will be entertained from each scholar.
  • If a full written report along with the full paper is not submitted to the InRC after receiving the grant and completion of the conference, the candidate will be disqualified from applying to the InRC for grants for a minimum of five years.
  • Applications from students will only be entertained under the circumstance where the candidate is representing Sri Lanka or the University of Peradeniya at an international Forum.

What documents should I submit along with my application?

  • Filled application form with recommendation by both Head of Department and Dean of Faculty/ Director of PGIs.
  • Curriculum Vitae with full list of publications.
  • Copy of Invitation/Acceptance letter.
  • Abstract of Paper to be presented.
  • Tentative Itinarary
  • Tentative Budget

What expenses will be covered by InRC Travel Grants?

  • Airfare
  • Visa fee
  • Registration fee
  • Publication fee

What is the maximum amount awarded for travel grants?

  • For attending conferences/workshops - 100,000/-

What does ‘High Priority will be given to applications where partial funding has been obtained from other sources’ mean?

If the candidate has obtained funding through another organisation to cover part of their expenses, InRC will give their applications priority. Also if the categories of air fare and/or visa fee and/or registration and/or publication fee is covered by the funding, InRC will consider covering other expenses.

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