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Colombo YMBA Annual Scholarship Awards ceremony

Colombo YMBA Annual Scholarship Awards ceremony is scheduled to be held on December 9 at the Colombo YMBA main hall Borella.

422 bright and deserving Undergraduates from state Universities and 75 A/L Students from identified neighbouring Schools of Colombo YMBA, namely students from Ananda Balika Vidyalaya, Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Gothami Balika Vidyalaya, Yashodara Balika Vidyalaya, D. S. Senanayake College, Ratnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Susamayawardhana Vidyalaya, Ananda College, Nalanda College, as well as students from Katargama National School and Sella Kataragama Vidyalaya will be awarded with Scholarships. Total amount to be utilized by the Colombo YMBA for 2018 Scholarships Awards amounts to Rs 8.50 million.

Chief Guest for the Award Ceremony will be former BOI and Peoples Bank Chairman and founder President of the CMA (Institute of Chartered Management Accountants Sri Lanka) Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala and Special Guest of Honour for the occasion will be Phoenix Ogilvy Pvt Ltd Chairman and Managing Director Irvin Weerackody.

Funds for 2018 Scholarship Awards are generated from various Trust Funds established by the Colombo YMBA with main funding coming from the late Dr. D. J. Attygalle Property Trust Fund, Irvin Weerackody Trust Fund, Matilda Hewavisenthi Trust Fund, Sir Baron Jayatilleke Trust Fund, Sir Cyril de Zoysa Trust Fund, L. R. Goonetilleke Trust Fund, Welcome Break UK Tsunami Trust Fund, Erick Amarasinghe Trust Fund, Dr. D. P. Athukorale Trust Fund, D. S. P. S. de Silva Trust Fund, D. D. M. Simon Silva Trust Fund, Shrima Jayasekara Tsunami Trust Fund, Solomon Abeyasekara Trust Fund and A. L. D. A. Jayawardena Trust Fund.

Several donors based in Sri Lanka and overseas including members of the Board of Governors and Members of the Board of Management too have made substantial contributions for 2018 Scholarships Awards for the benefit of these bright and deserving students. 


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