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Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships for 100 Sri Lankan students

Nov 30, 2010 10:19:02 AM - itnnews.lk

The Indian High Commission in Colombo is to award Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships to 100 Sri Lankan students, selected from all the 25 Districts, on Friday the 3rd.

High Commissioner Ashok K. Kantha will give away the scholarships along with the Chief Guest for the occasion Minister Bandula Gunawardena.

The students have been selected based on the criteria of merit-cum-means and on the basis of their performance in the 2009 Ordinary Level Examinations and thereafter scrutinized by way of interviews conducted jointly by the High Commission of India and the Ministry of Education.

The selected scholars will receive 1500 rupees per months in financial assistance for two years pursue their ‘A’ level Courses.