Mahapola scholarship upped to Rs. 2,500 | Daily News


Mahapola scholarship upped to Rs. 2,500

Students following Higher National Diploma (HND) courses of the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education (SLIATE) of the Higher Education Ministry would get Rs.2,500 hereafter as Mahapola Scholarship allowance.

Thus far they got only Rs. 1,500. The approval of the Cabinet has been obtained for this purpose. The proposal to this effect was made to the Cabinet by Higher Education Minister Rauf Hakeem. About 20,000 students who study at the SLIATE are qualified to receive this increased allowance with immediate effect, said W.M. Balasooriya, Kurunegala District senior Education Director, at a meeting with HND students at Bingiriya Youth Training Centre, Kurunegala yesterday. 

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