The Ministry of Technology and Research, National Research Council Srilanka offers the Research grants 2012 for the researches that carried out PhD/ Master of philosophy.
The applications are invited from researcher of Public Scientific R&D Organizations / Universities for the funding of innovative, investigator oriented and peer evaluated research projects in the sciences, relevant to National Development and / or Science & Technology capacity strengthening in the country.
Funding will be considered for the equipment, consumable, travel and Postgraduate studentships (PhD / Mphil) only. Priority will be given for projects leading to PhD programmes. Any grant application exceeding Rs. 5 Million should be strongly justified and will be funded on competitive basis. Group research with a multidisciplinary approach between University / R&D Institutes, which will lead to 2 – 3 PhD/ Mphil Degree are encouraged.
Applications closing dates will be29th February 2012. Application forms can be obtain from the Secretary, National Research Council.
For more information call 011 2 675136 or 011 2 697166.