Postgraduate Scholarship

Higher Education and Research collaboration on Nanomaterials
for Clean Energy Technologies 2.0 (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:

  • BSc Honours degree in Physics / Chemistry / Engineering with minimum GPA 3.0.
  • BSc General Degree with Physics / Chemistry as a subject and MSc degree in Physics / Chemistry / Materials Science.

Preference will be given to those who have experience in working with nanomaterials.

Age: Below 35 years of age by the closing date of the application.

The period of appointment would be 24 months. On the satisfactory performance of the candidates, the period may be extended.


The completed applications along with CV should reach the address given below on or before November 20, 2021. Please write ‘Application for Postgraduate Scholarship under HRNCET 2.0 Project’ at the top left-hand corner of the envelope.

Applicants are also requested submit the following online form before deadline.

Online Application Form

Shortlisted applicants will be called for interviews before end of November 2021.

A soft-copy of the application and CV should also be emailed to with the subject as “‘Application for Postgraduate Scholarship under HRNCET 2.0 Project’” on or before November 22, 2021.


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