If you have passed the 2021 G.C.E. (O/L) examination and are sitting for the GCE (A/L) examination in 2024, then you can apply for the scholarship program utilizing funds from the President’s Funds. The program was implemented as per the instructions of President Ranil Wickremesinghe and President’s Secretary Saman Ekanayake issued a letter dated November 30, 2022, to the Secretary of the Ministry of Education to start inviting applications from eligible students.
How much do you get monthly?
The selected scholarship winners will receive Rs. 5,000.00 each and the bursary will be awarded for a maximum period of 24 months.
Who can apply (Eligibility to apply)?
The applicant should have sat for the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination in the year 2021 (2022) for the first time and be qualified to sit for the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination in the year 2024.
the monthly income of the applicant’s family should not exceed Rs.75,000 and the applicant should be a student studying in a government school or a free private school.
The applicant should be a student studying in a government school or a free private school.
How many Scholarships?
30 scholarships per educational zone
How to apply?
Scholarship candidates should get the relevant applications from the Principal, complete them and submit them to the Principal prior to the 23rd of December 2022 with the relevant recommendation of the Grama Niladhari Officer regarding the income status of the family.
The principals should then forward these applications to the Regional Director of Education.
Download the application and full details
The relevant advertisement has been published by the President’s Fund on the 05th of December 2022, in the national newspapers. The relevant application and instructions could be obtained through the website of the President’s Fund at www.presidentsfund.gov.lk.