The US-SLFC invites applications from qualified candidates for the Fulbright Student Programme for the academic year 2015 – 2016. Awards are open for Sri Lankan scholars who wish to pursue postdoctoral research and/or lecturing at a U.S. universities or research institution. Duration of award is for 6 months. Applications should be submitted till 1st of October 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses at a U.S. university or research institution.
Course Level: Awards are available for pursuing postdoctoral research degree level at a U.S. universities or research institution.
Scholarship Provider: The US-SLFC
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
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Eligibility: -Be a Sri Lankan citizen and have continuously resided in Sri Lanka for a minimum of two years up to the time of applying for this award.
-Possess a PhD from a recognized university.
-Demonstrate a clear rationale for conducting the proposed research/ teaching in the U.S.
-While applicants from all disciplines will be considered, preference will be given to candidates in the fields of humanities and social sciences.
-Age: The age limit in force hitherto is waived. However, all things being equal, an applicant who is near retirement would not be as strong as one who is several years away.
-Possess a letter of invitation from a host institution in the U.S. (guidelines below).
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Sri Lanka can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The US-SLFC invites applications from Sri Lankan scholars who wish to pursue postdoctoral research and/or lecturing at a U.S. universities or research institution.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for 6 months.
What does it cover? Not Known
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Interviews (shortlisted candidates only): December / January.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st of October 2014.