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Call for Applications - World Class University Project (2014)

Funding Body

World Class University Project, University of Sri Jayewardenepura


Bridging Grants are offered to Researchers at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura to top up already funded projects to provide bridging support and enable research momentum to continue a project as a subsequent application for external funding.

*Project grants that were ranked highly without prior funding are not considered for this scheme*

Duration and level of funding

Grants are offered for 1 - 2 years

Applicants should have already obtained previous funding from external agencies in order to be eligible for a bridging support grant.

  • Applicants should be actively enrolled for a postgraduate degree at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

  • Letter of award (previously obtained funds to carry out research project under consideration)

  • Study Proposal submitted to previous funding institution with a clear demonstration of the feasibility of methods, technology, or instrumentation.

  • Estimation of budget for funds required by the World Class University Project in order to carry out the study.

  • Validation of total funds awarded by external agencies; dates and amount awarded for last budget period.

  • Justification as to the direct financial and academic gain through the release of the requested funding.

Fund Allocations

An upper maximum budget will be determined upon the availability of funds.

Key Dates

Funding can be applied for from the April 1st and is for one year and may not be renewed.