Notice

EASTERN UNIVERSITY, SRI LANKA

Academic Affairs Department

27th November 2019

 

NOTICE TO ALL PERMANENT ACADEMIC STAFF

APPLICATION FOR RESEARCH GRANTS-2020

 

The University Research & Publication Committee, Eastern University, Sri Lanka at its 61st Meeting held on 28th October 2019 has decided to call for applications for Research Grants for the year 2020 as per to attached ceiling for Research Grants. Only permanent academic staff of EUSL can apply for the grant. No application will be entertained after the deadline. Priority to be given to the new applicants who have not obtained any grant earlier from EUSL for Research.

 

Research Grants of one year duration are given to senior academics.

 

Generic Ceiling for Research grants

 

Generally a maximum ceiling for a Grant is maintained to be Rs. 300,000/- ; exceeding budgets can usually be only for equipment that will be placed for shared use under Common Research Lab concept:

 

 

Description

Ceiling (Rs)

1

Local Travel & Accommodation (only for the investigators)

100,000.00

2

Chemicals & Consumables

200,000.00

3

Laboratory analysis from recognized labs in universities/research institutes

200,000.00

4

Stationary & Printing

5,000.00

5

Payment for Research Assistance

5.1.

For undergraduate/graduates/technicians (up to Rs. 150.00 per hour)

120,000.00

5.2.

for Labourer (s) ( up to Rs. 100.00 per hour)

5,000.00

 

Payment for Data Collection (questionnaires filled/Field Observation/Focus Group Discussion/Interview)

200,000.00

6

Purchasing secondary/data

100,000.00




Equipment may be considered based on funds and exceptional motivation/justification (priority) for Thematic Research. The Research Council might consider exceptional situations and make slight deviations from above generic guidelines/ceiling based on the research merit/impact upon strong justifications/motivation.

 

The staff could submit their proposals for Research Grants in the designed form available here on or before 15th January 2020 to the Academic Affairs Department. 



 

SUJENDRAN

 

Senior Assistant Registrar/Academic Affairs

(Convener)


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