About Prof. V K Samaranayake Research Grants
The Prof. V.K. Samaranayake grants scheme aims to promote a culture of research and innovation in Networking and Internet-related fields in Sri Lanka by facilitating exposure of researchers to the global research community. Accordingly, it will finance research activities of MPhil and PhD candidates registered in Sri Lankan universities.
Types of Grants
Conferences recognized for the full grant are listedhere . Other conferences recognized include those which are part of ACM, IEEE, USENIX, and IFIP. If the conference is neither listed nor are part of the aforementioned, the conference’s h5 ranking on Google Scholar will be used for assessment.
Applications for all grants except top-up grants will be accepted throughout the year.
Instructions for emailing
• Application should be completed and sent in either DOC or PDF format.
• All documents within the compressed archive should be named as follows:
granttype = workshop, conference, publication, top-up, short-stay
initials = your initials without separation by periods. e.g.: ALN instead of A.L.N.
surname = your surname or family name
document type = application, attachment (with number for multiple attachments), proof (for studentship)
• Naming convention for compressed archive should be "granttype_initials_surname.zip"
• Scanned documents should be sent in either pdf(preferred) or jpg format.