Guideline for Promote and Coordinate Research Activities / Research Exchanges among International Scholars
Amounts
  • Maximum amount: Rs. 100,000.00
  • The amount covers: Accommodation and local travel for research
Evaluation
  1. Project plan and expected outcome of the project during the stay of foreign scholar (Not dual citizens)
  2. Previous record of collaboration between University of Peradeniya and the visitor/guest

Applications will be reviewed by the Faculty Research Committee /Dean/Faculty Coordinator

Priority will be given:

  • To initiate joint research projects
  • To foreign scholars who are acting as an external supervisor(s) of M.Phil/Ph.D student in UOP
  • To foreign scholars who can host UoP M.Phil/Ph.D students to complete their research component in guest’s institution
  • To foreign scholars who are acting as an external supervisor(s) of M.Phil/Ph.D student in UoP
  • To initiate Staff/Student exchange programme through external funding

Other relevant Information and Conditions
  1. The candidates must have a doctorate degree with minimum five years working experience. If candidate does not satisfy above qualifications, Dean of the respective faculty must approve the request and should provide valid reasons to approve it.
  2. Collaboration by the applicant (from UOP) and candidate (foreign researcher) will contribute to advancement of scientific in UOP and Sri Lanka.
  3. As much as possible, selection will be carried out without preference to the candidate’s nationality, or field of specialization.
  4. The applicant and candidate must have established contact in advance and created concrete research activities. The activities must be submitted with the application.
  5. If foreign scholar uses the grant for research related travelling activities (collect data etc.) it should be mentioned clearly and local counterpart should get necessary approvals (depending on the Research) prior to applying.
  6. After completing his/her visit, the inviting candidate in UoP must submit a short report to the International Affairs Office in UoP.
  7. Note: This grant does not support International scholars who want to participate in conferences in Sri Lanka

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( The above guidlines may be revised without notice at any given time, by the Board of Management of InRC )