University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

‘Higher Education and Research Collaboration on Nanomaterials
for Clean Energy Technologies (HRNCET)’ – 2.0 Project

Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for Postgraduate scholarships to work mainly at the Western University of Applied Sciences and University of Bergen under the general theme of ‘Nanomaterials for Clean Energy Applications’ for two years.

Selected candidates should register and work full time for a Master degree with a research component at Western University of Applied Sciences, doing Modelling / Simulation / Experimental studies on Nanomaterial for Clean Energy, preparing progress reports and research publications and assisting the research supervisors in all activities related to the project. The selected candidates have a chance to pursue PhD degree after successful completion of the two-year Master degree.

Required Qualifications and experience:
(a) BSc Honours degree in Physics / Chemistry / Engineering with minimum GPA 3.0.
(b) BSc General Degree with Physics / Chemistry as a subject and Master degree in Physics / Chemistry /
Materials Science / Technology.

  • Preference will be given to those who have experience in working with nanomaterials.
  • Candidate must provide a certificate from one of the following tests:

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IELTS overall band score with at least 6.0 points. The IELTS test result not more than two years old. The test must be of the type Academic. We do not accept the IELTS Home test.

TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with at least 550 points for Paper-based test (PBT), 213 points for Computer-based test (CBT), or at least 80 points for Internet-based test (IBT).

The completed applications along with certified copy of the degree certificate and IELTS score sheet should reach the address given below before October 29, 2022. Please write ‘Application for Postgraduate Studentships under HRNCET 2.0 Project’ at the top left-hand corner of the envelope. Successful candidates will be eligible to go through another selection process at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway (HVL).

A soft copy of the application and scan copy of the degree certificate and IELTS score sheet should also be emailed to with the subject “Application for Postgraduate Scholarship under HRNCET 2.0 Project” before October 27, 2022.

Prof. P. Ravirajan
Coordinator / HRNCET Project
Clean Energy Research Laboratory
Department of Physics, University of Jaffna, Jaffna



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