Oct 12, Colombo: The Government of India has announced the award of scholarships to the children of Sri Lanka's Indian-origin estate workers.
The High Commission of India has invited applications from the children of estate workers, who are residents of 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 Level (with minimum 6 credit passes) or Advanced Level examination and below 25 years of age are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
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 could be downloaded at the High Commission of India, Colombo website www.hcicolombo.org.
Application forms could also be obtained from 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 9th November, 2018.