Mahapola scholarship to be increased to 5000 rupees in June

Monday, 23 March 2015 - 18:17

The Prime Minister’s office stated that the government has decided to increase Mahapola Scholarship from 2500 rupees to 5000 rupees from June onwards.

Releasing a communiqué the Prime Minister’s office stated that they have decided to increase the scholarship under the 100 day plan, a month prior to the promised date.

In addition they have decided to offer 2500 rupees for students who are not receiving the Mahapola Scholarship.

The communiqué released by the Prime Minister’s office further stated that, 45 thousand students receive benefits under Mahapola Scholarship while 29 thousand 500 students receive benefits from other scholarships.