The following requirements and conditions are applicable to be entitled for the Mahapola Scholarship and to receive Scholarship installment payments on behalf of the said scholarship within the academic duration.

  • Scholarship installments will be paid monthly as per the recommendation made by the university based on the progress made by the scholarship recipient on studies for which the scholarship was awarded.
    • For university scholarships, scholarship installments will be paid subject to a maximum of 10 installments per an academic year.
    • It is required to attend, properly, for the lectures, tutorial classes, and practical classes prescribed for the course and to have an 80% attendance. In situations contradictory to that, scholarship payments will be suspended in accordance with the recommendation made by the university in that regard.
    • Only one installment per month during the period of conducting the course will be paid to the scholarship recipient by the Mahapola Scholarship Trust Fund.
    • The university recommends the names of scholarship recipients for paying the scholarship installments, if it is not recommended so, it should be inquired from the university in that regard.
    • After acceptance of this scholarship, you are not permitted to receive any other scholarship oar bursary connected with this same course of studies or any other course of studies. In case the students become eligible for another such scholarship he/she will have the option either to retain the former scholarship only or to have the former scholarship cancelled and to receive the new scholarship. In such cases, the student should notify this office immediately.
  • The Scholarship will be cancelled in below mentioned situations. Appeals submitted in that regard also will not be considered.
    • Non attending to the course.
    • Long term absence to the course.
    • Failure in annual exams
    • Abandonment of the study course.
    • Class suspension due to disciplinary matters
    • Receiving punishments with regard to ragging
    • At an instance where student has been punished after a disciplinary inquiry conducted by the university for offences on act of misconduct, delinquency or abuse or when punished by a court for other offences.
    • Receiving punishments for damaging university or public property.
    • The reasons of engaging in a business, service or employment for generating income will be caused for the discontinuance of the scholarship installments and eligibility.
  • In the event of a student obtaining permission for postponement of his/her studies on unavoidable and uncontrollable circumstances, if he /she wishes to receive this scholarship in the next relevant year, the student should obtain his/ her scholarship certificate at the scholarship awarding to be entitled for the scholarship even in such postponements.
  • If the study course in the university is later changed, when such a student is found eligible for a Mahapola scholarship also under the new study course based on the marks that the student has scored, a new scholarship will be awarded as per the recommendation of the University Grants Commission. In order to be eligible for that scholarship, it should be recommended by the university.
  • The decision of the Mahapola Higher Education Scholarship Trust Fund regarding scholarships or scholarship installments will be treated final.

Mahapola Higher Education Scholarship Trust Fund