Scholarships to university qualified students
The annual scholarships awarding ceremony of the Parentís Memorial
Scholarship Foundation at Kotuwegoda Rajagiriya was held recently at the
Foundation office under the patronage of Ven. Dr. Mirisse Dhammika Thera.
Scholarships were awarded to students who were qualified to enter the
universities in 2009.
Forty students were selected from low income families covering 16
districts and 11 universities. Scholarships were awarded for Medicine,
Engineering, Management, Science, Maths, Art, Law and Commerce courses.
More than 1,000 youth were provided with scholarships. The Foundation
pays Rs. 1,000 a month to each scholarship awardee.