The Government of India has been extending scholarships for the children of estate workers for G.C.E. Advanced Level, Undergraduate courses and Vocational/Technical education in Government Technical Colleges in Sri Lanka.
Students who have passed G.C.E. Ordinary Level (with minimum 6 credit passes) or Advanced Level examination and aged below 25 years are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The High Commission of India now invites applications for the award of these scholarships. Application forms could be downloaded from the website – www.hcicolombo.gov.in – or obtained physically from the High Commission (No.36-38, Galle Road, Colombo-03) and the Assistant High Commission of India (01A, Mahamaya Mawatha, P.O. Box 47, Kandy).
Applicants are requested to submit the completed application forms along with photocopies of birth certificate, result sheet of G.C.E ‘O’ Level or ‘A’ Level, latest salary slip of parents and Estate Superintendent’s certificate regarding parent’s occupation. Duly completed forms may be submitted physically or by post to ‘Honorary Secretary, CEWET c/o High Commission of India, P.O. Box 882, Colombo-03’ before 29 April 2023.