TEC Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Tertiary Education Commission makes provision annually for 2 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships on a full time basis tenable at any local publicly-funded university.

  1. Applicants are required to fill an application form and submit it together with their postdoctoral research proposal as well as copies of their secondary and postsecondary qualification certificates.
  2. Applicants must provide evidence of having secured a seat for postdoctoral research at any local publicly-funded universities.
  3. Successful applicants required to sign a bond with TEC.

The TEC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship covers a monthly stipend of Rs 27,750. The stipend is credited to individual bank account of the beneficiary.

Procedures for Disbursement of Stipend to TEC-funded postdoctoral research fellowship student

The TEC-Funded full-time postdoctoral research student is required to submit a monthly progress report to the TEC through the supervisor to provide evidence of progress.

Duration of full time Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

A successful applicant is granted a maximum of two years to complete the Postdoctoral Research.


At the end of two years of Postdoctoral Research, the awardee is required to submit a full report of the Postdoctoral Research, acknowledging that he/she was sponsored by TEC. The report should be vetted and certified by his/her supervisor.


All postdoctoral fellowships awardees are expected to publish their research findings in international peer-reviewed journals/conferences.

The awardee should acknowledge TEC's sponsorship.

Copies of all journals/Conference papers published by the awardee during the fellowship should be submitted to the TEC.

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