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Learnium International School Full Scholarships for AL 2013
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Learnium International School Full Scholarships for AL 2013

Learnium International Schools publish notice to the general Public; that the Learnium International School offers 20 Scholarships for AL 2013 Science Stream.
The Scholarships will be awarded to the student who got 9As from OL 2010 will be given full Scholarships for AL 2013.
The Scholarship will be includes:
• Boarding with 3 Meals
• Girls will be given only tuition Facility
• Admission and tuition Fee
• Extracurricular activities
Application Deadline: 15.07.2011
No of Scholarships: 20 Students
Course Starts on: 20th September 2011

Document to submit
• OL Exam Result
• Birth Certificate
• 4 Photographs
• Leaving certificate from the previous School
Application must apply to:
The Principle
Learnium International School,
945/8A, Morris Rajapaksha Mawatha,
Ethul Kotte.
Tel: 011 2888284
Fax: 011 2888284

Indian Government Scholarships for Undergraduate / Postgraduate
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Indian Government Scholarships for Undergraduate / Postgraduate

Ministry of Higher education Invites Applications form Eligible candidates for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships to be offered by the Government of India under ‘Ayush Scholarship Scheme’ for the academic year 2011/2012.
Number of Scholarships -10
(04 Undergraduates and 6 Post graduates)

The Closing date: 06.06.2011
For further information and Application form can be downloaded from the Ministry of Higher Education Website: www.mohe.gov.lk

South Asia Foundation (SAF) Scholarships for Higher Education
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

South Asia Foundation (SAF) Scholarships for Higher Education

South Asia Foundation (SAF) Scholarships for Higher Education
South Asia Foundation (SAF) calls Applications for the Scholarships for Higher Education. The following scholarships available to Srilankan Students
Pondicherry University – India
MA in South Asian Studies (2 years)
At Madanjeet Singh Institute for south Asian Regional Cooperation.

Diploma – Green Energy Technology
At UNESCO Madanjeet Sing School of Green energy Technology.

Asian College of Journalism – Chennai – India
MA in Media Studies (1year)
At UNESCO Madanjeet sing centre of South Asian Journalism

Beaconhouse National University
MA in Visual Arts and Design (1 Year)

Application closing date will be on25th May 2011.

How to Apply
The Interested Students are asked to contact SAF Srilanka
swinitha.perera@gmail.com

Source: Sunday Observer 24th April 2011.

Jinnah Scholarship for GCE O/L, GCE A/L and Graduation
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Jinnah Scholarship for GCE O/L, GCE A/L and Graduation

High Commission of Pakistan Colombo Calls application for the Jinnah Scholarships form Deserving Srilankan Student pursuing their studies at O’ Level, A’ Level and Graduation in the local Education institution.
The scholarships will be awarded according to the final list of Merit among all Applicants.
Applications forms can be collect from the
High Commission of Pakistan Colombo
53/6, Gregory‘s Road, Colombo 07.

Last date for Submission is 14th May 2011.

Source: Daily news 29th April 2011.

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Government of Indonesia for the year of 2011
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Government of Indonesia for the year of 2011

Applications are invited from eligible Sri Lankans for the award of masters scholarships offered by the Government of Indonesia under the above scholarship scheme. The medium of study is Indonesian language.

General eligibility requirements:
(a) Should be a citizen of Sri Lanka.
(b) Applicants must have a First or Second Class (Upper Division) degree from a recognized university
(c) Applicants should be below 35 years of age on 11.04.2011
(d) Be employed in the Public Sector, University , or a State Corporation
(e) No application will be entertained from a person holding a temporary/ casual/ contractual appointment or a person who is unemployed. Only confirmed employees will be considered for the scholarships.
(f) An employee on probation may apply provided however that his/her confirmation is conditional upon acquiring a specified postgraduate qualification, in such a case a statement to that effect should be included in cage 17 of the application.
(g) Should possess a TOEFL score of 450 or equivalent

Fields of Study: Humanities, Science, Agriculture Sciences, Social Science, Engineering, Education, Multi – disciplinary Studies
Period of study:
• Indonesian Language – 8 months
• Preparatory Programme – 4 months
• Masters Programme – 24 months

Terms of Award:
(a) Settlement allowance
(b) Cost of living Rp. 1.500.000/- per month (while taking the Indonesian language course)
(c) During the masters programme
• Cost of Living (net, monthly) = Rp.1500.000
• Research Allowance (monthly) = Rp.400.000
• Books (net, monthly) = Rp. 350.000
(d) A round-trip international airfare (economic class) including local transport to the host university
(e) Health Insurance: Health insurances shall covered selected medical services wotj maximum of Rp. 150.000
Closing date:
Applications will be accepted only up to on 11.04.2011
Applications should be sent to the following address by Registered Post or by hand to reach on or before the closing date.
Secretary
Ministry of Higher Education,
No.18, Ward Place,
Colombo 07
Source: http://www.mohe.gov.lk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=70

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) to New Zealand for the year of 2011
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) to New Zealand for the year of 2011

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) to New Zealand for the year of 2011
Applications are invited by Universities New Zealand from eligible Sri Lankans for the award of Postgraduate Scholarships offered under the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) tenable in New Zealand for the academic year commencing in
February, 2012. Number of Scholarships to be awarded is 02 for PhD or Masters Studies.

These scholarships will provide opportunities to Sri Lankans to pursue advanced courses of study and to undertake research. These scholarships are intended for persons of good intellectual promise who may be expected to make a significant contribution to the country on their return upon successful completion of studies/research.
Fields of Study
There is no restriction as to the field of study. But the priority will be given to following sectors:
 Leadership and Governance
 Economics
 Public sector governance and reform
 Environmental Studies
 Education
 Health
 Agriculture and Fisheries
 Biosecurity and Food Safety
 Infrastructure and utility
 Human Rights and Gender

General Eligibility Requirements:
a) All candidates should be citizens of Sri Lanka
b) Not have citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand or Australia , or another developed country, except where their country does not issue passports and they hold a New Zealand passport.(eg.The Cook Islands, Niue or Tokelau)
c) Not be married or engaged to be married to a person who holds, or who is eligible to hold, citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand, Australia or another developed country, except where their country does not issue passports and they hold a New Zealand passport. (eg.The Cook Islands, Niue or Tokelau)
d) Age: should be less than 40 years on 25 .04.2011
e) Should possess First Degree with Upper Second Class Honours in the relevant field of study, from a recognized university and a relevant Master’s degree for PhD studies.
f) Should possess high proficiency in English. To prove this, the candidate must have sat either IELTS or TOEFL examination and obtained high marks. Test results must be not more than 24 months old at the time the applicant would commence study.
g) Should be employed in a Ministry/Department, a University or in a State Sector Institution. Notes (i) and (ii) below
h) Applicants cannot:
 Concurrently hold another scholarship;
 Hold or have held, a New Zealand or Australian Government scholarship in the 24 months preceding the scholarship start date;
 Be studying full-time at post-secondary level;
 Have completed a qualification in a similar field of study at the same level or another qualification at the same level. The proposed level of study should be at a higher level than qualifications already received:
Terms of award:
Each scholarship will carry the following benefits:
• Travel : Approved air fare for awardee and reimbursement of awardee’s visa costs
• Tuition and enrolment fees
• Course-related costs : Text books/Research allowance/Thesis allowance
• Medical and Travel Insurance
• Establishment allowance
• Stipend to cover living expenses such as food, accommodation and course related costs

Closing date:
Applications will be accepted only up to on 25.04.2011

Applications should be sent to the following address by Registered Post or by hand to reach on or before the closing date.

Secretary
Ministry of Higher Education,
No.18, Ward Place,
Colombo 07
Source: http://www.mohe.gov.lk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=70

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Government of Cyprus for the year of 2011 – 2012.
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Government of Cyprus for the year of 2011 – 2012.

Ministry of Higher education calls application for Scholarships offered by the Government of Cyprus for the year of 2011 – 2012.
Applications are invited from eligible Sri Lankans for the award of Masters/PhD scholarships offered by the University of Cyprus under the above scholarship scheme for the academic year 2011/2012. The medium of study will be Greek language.
General Eligible Requirements,
(a) Should be a citizen of Sri Lanka.
(b) Applicants must have a First or Second Class (Upper Division) degree from a recognized university
(c) Applicants should be below 40 years of age on 05.04.2011
(d) Be employed in the Public Sector, University , or a State Corporation
(e) No application will be entertained from a person holding a temporary/ casual/ contractual appointment or a person who is unemployed. Only confirmed emploconsidered for the scholarships.
(f) An employee on probation may apply provided however that his/her confirmation is conditional upon acquiring a specified postgraduate qualification, in such a case a statement to that effect should be included in cage 17 of the application.
(g) Should possess a high proficiency in English.
For further information contact
The Office of Postgraduate Studies of the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Service.
Tel: +357 22894021, Fax +357 22894463,
email:gradstud@ucy.ac.cy or
Visit the web page: www.ucy.ac.cy/goto/acafsw/en-US/Home.aspx

Scholarships Durations
i. The initial period of scholarship granted is for 12 months
ii. The scholarship might be renewed beyond 12 months
iii. The scholarship will be renewed every six months and will be able to cover the maximum duration of the postgraduate program.
iv. The Scholarship for masters – level programs can be extended up to 2 years
v. The scholarship for doctoral programs can be extended beyond 2 years but not more than 4 years

Scholarships
(a) Tuition fees
(b) Scholarship allowance equal to Euro 680 per month (Euro 680x 12 = Euro8160)
(c) The fellows will be able to apply for accommodating in the Students Halls of Residence through the approved procedures of the university. The rent will be covered by the allowance of the scholarship.

Closing date
Applications will be accepted only up to on 05.04.2011

Applications should be sent to the following address by Registered Post or by hand to reach on or before the closing date.
Secretary
Ministry of Higher Education,
No.18, Ward Place,
Colombo 07

Source: http://www.mohe.gov.lk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=70

Postgraduate Scholarships of Commonwealth Universities
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Postgraduate Scholarships of Commonwealth Universities

Postgraduate Scholarships of Commonwealth Universities
Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka calls application for Postgraduate Scholarships offered by the Association of Commonwealth Universities for the academic year 2011/2012.
Country Number of Scholarships
Kenya 1
Mauritius 1
Nigeria 1
South Africa 3
South Pacific 1
Tanzania 1

Application closing date will be on 29th April 2011.
Further details and the form of Application can be downloaded from the Ministry of Higher Education Website www.mohe.gov.lk
Source: Diary News 01.04.2011

Monash Malaysia Scholarship Package
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Monash Malaysia Scholarship Package

Monash Malaysia Scholarship Package
The ANC education calls application for Scholarships of Monash Malaysia April Intake. These Scholarships are available upto 25% on tuition fees with onsite campus tour to Monash Malaysia.
Application deadline will be on 31st March 2011.
The interested candidates are requested to download application form from www.ancedu.com
Source: Sunday Observer 20th march 2011.

Research Scholarships in Non- Communicable Diseases by Monash University
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Research Scholarships in Non- Communicable Diseases by Monash University

Research Scholarships in Non- Communicable Diseases by Monash University
Monash University Australia and its institutional partners in Srilanka, India and Malaysia are developing an Asian NCD Research Network.
The aim of the program is to promote research in Non- Communicable Diseases in Srilanka, India and Malaysia.
The Research Scholarships are available for individuals with any of the following
• Basic Degree in Medicine, Science, Nutrition or Sociology
• With the prior training in public health and research, with strong commitment to chronic disease prevention and control in the Asian region.
• Those with recent degree in research or equivalent
• Those with a strong interest to undertake a research degree in NCDs.
Applicants are requested to immediately forward the Bio-Data to the following email address on or before 18th March, 2011. Applicants are asked contact before send their Bio- Data.
Dr.Dilan Seneviratne Epa – dilan707@yahoo.com
Diabetes Research unit,
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Colombo
Tel: (+94) 11 2679204

For More Information www.med.monash.edu.au/ascend

Source: Sunday Observer 13.03.2011

The Overseas School of Colombo – Scholarships 2011
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

The Overseas School of Colombo – Scholarships 2011

The Overseas School of Colombo – Scholarships 2011
The Overseas School of Colombo offers a world Rs.12 Million worth of Scholarships to the students who have completed the G.C.E Local O/Levels and or sitting the London O/Level in June 2011.
The OSC further says scholarships will be allot on following basis
• Basis entrance examination and
• Formal Interview
The partial and Full Scholarships are available based on eligibility.
Applications will be close on 23rd March 2011
For more Information’s
Lilamanie
Tel : (+94)11 4419208, (+94)112 784920-2 Ext 208
Email : admissions@osc.lk

The Overseas School of Colombo
PO Box 9,
Pelawatte,
Battramulla.
Source: Sunday Observer 13/03/2011.

Australian Development Scholarships & Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships
Scholarship for Srilankan Students and Working Professionals

Australian Development Scholarships & Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships

Australian Development Scholarships & Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships
Last Sunday observer the South Asia Scholarship Program (SASP) advertised the Scholarship program as followings,
Australian Development Scholarships (ADS)
These scholarships are available for Srilanka Government employees for Master Level study in bilaterally agreed priority sectors. The scholarships aim to strengthen human resource capacity. The ADS is available for masters by coursework or by coursework with research component, for up to 2 years duration.
ADS offered at Master Level in,
• Governance
• Environment
• Education
• Health
For More Information www.southasiascholarship.org
Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships (ALAS)
These scholarships are open scheme for government as well private sector candidates. The ALAS is available for the Master and PhD Studies.
ALAS offered Master and Doctorate levels in,
• Disability
• Economic Growth
• Education
• Environment
• Food security
• Gender
• Governance
• Health
• Human Rights
• Infrastructure
• Regional stability
• Rural Development
• Water and Sanitation
The Australian Agency for International Development ( AusAID) is pleased to invite application for the 2012 intake.
Eligibility Requirements for ADS and ALAS
• Be a citizen of Srilanka and be resident in Srilanka or somewhere other than Australia
• Have a Minimum academic
o IELTS Overall score of 6.5 or Above or
o TOEFL Paper Based Test Score of at least 580 or
o TOEFL Computer Based Test Score of at least 237 or
o TOEFL Internet Based Test Score of at least 92 9 or
• Have completed a tertiary level qualification at least equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree
• Not already be following a course of study at a university abroad
• Not have held a scholarship for study outside Srilanka in the 24 month preceding application
• Not be permanent resident or have applied for permanent residency in Australia
• Not be married or engaged to married to be a person who hold or who is eligible to hold Australian or New Zealand Citizenship or permanent status.
In addition, Applicants for an ADS scholarship must,

• Be less than 45 years of age on 1 January of the year of application
• Have a first degree preferably with a pass with class from a Srilanka or recognized foreign university and local post graduate qualification
• Be confirmed in their join and have at least 2 years work experiences in the Srilanka government sector in a field relent to the proposed course of study.
• Not have previously received any Srilankan or overseas government funded scholarship for long term academic studies in a foreign country.

The successful candidate will commence studies at an Australian institution from January 2012.

How to Apply
Applications are open from 11th March 2011 and closed at 6.30 Pm on 31st May 2011.
For more details http://oasis.ausaid.gov.au
Hard copy applications are available on
South Asia Scholarship Program (SASP)
SASP Liaison Office,
Srilanka.
Website: www.southasiascholarship.org
Email : info@southasiascholarship.org
Tel : (+94) 11 2842639, (+94) 11 5018938
Mobile : (+94) 77 3638958

Coffey International Development
43/28 Nugagaha Place,
Piliyandala Road,
Maharagama.

Source: Sunday observer

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