Endowed Scholarships

Other than the Mahapola and Bursary scholarships, students of the University can apply for financial assistance from the following scholarship schemes established by individual donors. Applications (Download) are invited by the Student Affairs Branch for every academic year and selection will be done by the Scholarship Committee of the University.

Name of the
Scholarship Program

No. of Scholarships
per Academic Year/Batch

Duration of
the Scholarship

Annual Value of the Scholarship (Rs.)

Eligibility Criteria

Chandrapala Weerakoon

3

3 years

10,000.00

  • The Scholarship will be given to economically deprived students after they are successful in their first examination. i.e. 2nd MBBS of Faculty of Medicine,

  • 1st   year Examination of Faculty of  Science,
    1st  year Examination of Faculty of  Engineering

K.G.K. Wedahitha

2

Once

5000.00

  • The Scholarship will be given to economically deprived students who have sat their A/L examination at Walgama Maha Vidyalaya, Matara and / or  Sujatha Balika Vidyalaya, Matara

Ensina Wickramasekara

4 (no. of scholarships will be depended on the Fund availability at the time of evaluation)

Once

500.00

  • The Scholarship will be given to economically deprived students whose annual family income is less than Rs. 144,000.00 and successful in their first examination.

Jayamini Samaraweera Memorial

1

4 years

25000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to the needy and qualified students selected from the District of Matara to continue their University education at Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Ranmuthu Wijenayaka

1

Once

7500.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Science who obtains highest aggregate for Chemistry at the BSc.(General) Degree level I and Level II examinations

Martin Wickramasinghe

1

Once

1000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Science who obtains highest aggregate for Biology and Physics at the BSc. (General) Degree level I examination.

Rev. Dr.Walpola Piyananda Tero

1

Once

5000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences who selected to follow BA. (Special) Degree in Buddhist Philosophy by obtaining highest aggregate for Buddhist Philosophy at the 1st year Examination

Yuri Nagai

1

Once

10000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences who selected to follow BA. (Special) Degree in Buddhist Philosophy/Pali/Buddhist Culture by obtaining highest aggregate for Buddhist Philosophy / Pali / Buddhist Culture at the 1st year Examination

Rev. Jim Sum Nam

1

Once

4000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences who selected to follow BA. (Special) Degree in Buddhist Culture by obtaining highest aggregate for Buddhist Culture at the 1st year Examination

Jastin Wijayawardena Memorial Scholarship

1

Once

5000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences who selected to follow BA. (Special) Degree in Sinhala by obtaining highest aggregate for Sinhala at the 1st year Examination

W.A. Gimona Memorial Scholarship

1

Once

1000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technolog who selected to follow BSc. (Special) Degree in Fisheries Biology.

Dr. M.A. Kulathilaka Memorial

1

Once

2000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an internal student of Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, who obtains a first or second class at the second examination for MBBS and scores the highest marks above 70% in Anatomy.

Mrs.Jayantha Sriya Rasaputhram Memorial

1

Once

5000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an economically deprived student selected to follow MBBS Degree from Matara District and whose annual family income is less than Rs. 6,000.00

Prof. Ranaweera Banda Memorial

1

Once

18000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to an economically deprived student of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences who selected to follow BA. (Special) Degree in Sociology.

Sisu Diriya Scholarship (SDSP)

1  (no. of scholarships will be depended on the Fund availability at the time of evaluation)

1 year

10000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to economically deprived students of Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology who obtains better grades for minimum 60% of the course units of level I and whose annual family income is less than Rs. 300,000.00.

Ruhuna Engineering Faculty Scholarship Found (RUEFSF)

1  (no. of scholarships will be depended on the Fund availability at the time of evaluation)

1 year

15000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to economically deprived students of Faculty of Engineering as decided by RUEFSF.

Ruhuna Science Faculty Scholarship Fund (RSFSF)

1  (no. of scholarships will be depended on the Fund availability at the time of evaluation)

1 year

15000.00

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to economically deprived students of Faculty of Science as decided by RSFSF