Sri Lanka Insurance awarded 300 financial scholarships, for those who excelled in the grade five scholarship exam, G C E Ordinary Levels and G C E Advanced Level examinations in the year 2018.
The awards ceremony was held in the presence of scholarship winners, parents, principals of the respective schools, officers of the Department of Education and the management of Sri Lanka Insurance.
The annual initiative for the scholarship was launched for the sixth consecutive time in April 2019 to inspire the younger generation to realize their future dreams.
From the received applications, the top 100 rankers from each examination were qualified for scholarships, which in total were 300 scholarships for grade five scholarship, G C E Ordinary Level and G C E Advanced Level examinations.
The grade five scholarship and G C E Ordinary Level qualifiers were selected based on the district achievement and G C E Advanced Level applicants were selected based on the national level achievement. Financial scholarships amounting to 20,000, 40,000 and 50,000 were awarded to the qualified students.
The scholarship scheme was open for all the children in the country irrespective of whether or not he/she is a child of a SLIC Life policyholder. Furthermore, if scholarship holder’s parent is a SLIC Life policyholder, scholarship benefits were extended for future years.