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* India offers scholarships for children of Sri Lanka estate workers
Fri, Jul 4, 2014, 11:58 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 04, Colombo: India has invited applications from the children of estate workers, who are resident on estates, for award of scholarships by the Ceylon Estate Workers' Education Trust (CEWET).

These scholarships are available for G.C.E. Advanced Level, Undergraduate courses and for students undergoing Vocational/ Technical education in any other Government Technical Colleges in Sri Lanka.

Students who have passed G.C.E. Ordinary or Advanced Level examination with either Mathematics or Arithmetic at the G.C.E. 'O' Level examination and below 25 years of age are eligible to apply.

The completed applications forms must be accompanied by 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.

Application forms are available at the High Commission of India, 36-38, Galle Road, Colombo-03 and the Assistant High Commission of India, No.31, Rajaphilla Mawatha, Kandy.

Duly completed forms should reach the Honorary Secretary, CEWET c/o High Commission of India, P.O. Box 882, Colombo-03 on or before 31st July 2014.

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