Sri Lanka Insurance launches scholarship scheme


Sri Lanka Insurance has launched a national scholarship programme titled ‘Sri Lanka Insurance Life Suba Pathum’ to provide financial assistance to those who had excelled at the Year Five Scholarship, GCE (O/L), and GCE (A/L) examinations.

 SLI said that 300 students would be given Sri Lanka Insurance Life Suba Pathum Scholarships annually.

 The following is the text of a statement issued by SLI:  "Top four students from each district who excel in the grade five scholarship scheme will receive a Rs. 20,000 lump sum while the top four district level ranking students of the G.C.E (O/L) will receive a lump sum of Rs. 40,000 each and top 100 students who excel at national level at the G.C.E (A/L) examination comprising of 25 top ranking students in each of the streams- Bio, Mathematics, Commerce and Arts  will receive a lump sum of Rs50,000 each. If the recipient student’s Parents or the guardian is a Sri Lanka Insurance Life Policy Holder the benefit will be offered for a continuous period as an annual payment until the child faces the next national level examination".

"The Scheme will be in effect for the students who sit the examinations from 2013 onwards. The qualifying students will have to apply for scholarships under this scheme and the recipients will be chosen from the applications received. The applications can be collected from any of the SLIC branches or head office, within the month the results are declared by the Ministry of Examinations for the respective examination.

 Sri Lanka Insurance has been in the forefront of spearheading projects that develop the children of Sri Lanka from its inception and is constantly striving to uplift and enhance the environment within which it operates and has taken a conscious effort to include sustainability reporting in to its balance sheet. The Company believes in nurturing the younger generation of this country with the aim to develop a generation of academically and physically sound Sri Lankans."

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