The Tertiary Education Commission makes provision annually for 2 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships on a full time basis tenable at any local publicly-funded university.
The TEC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship covers a monthly stipend of Rs 27,750. The stipend is credited to individual bank account of the beneficiary.
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.
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.