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Scholarships for foreign students

Dec 31, 2010 5:22:33 AM - itnnews.lk

Cabinet approval has been granted to offer scholarships for foreign students to study in local universities.

He said that the Cabinet has granted approval for a proposal of Minister S.B. Dissanayake to grant 100 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships annually. He said that annually Sri Lankan students are granted 100 scholarships for under-graduate and post-gradate courses. So far Sri Lanka did not have a system of granting scholarships for foreign students. It has now been decided to grant the 100 scholarships annually for foreign students from 2011.