Jinnah educational scholarships for Lankan youth
The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka invites applications for
the Jinnah Scholarship from Lankan students pursuing studies in O-levels
The Government of Pakistan has been awarding Jinnah Scholarships for
Sri Lankan students for the past six years through the Pakistan High
Commission in Sri Lanka.
The scholarships are named after the great statesman and leader,
Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, who is the founder of Pakistan.
The scholarships are awarded on a strict criteria involving merit and
the need for financial assistance.
Each successful student would receive a stipend of Sri Lankan Rs.
24,000 as assistance for one year for their studies. So far, over 800
Lankan students have benefited from this scheme and over Rs. 20 million
worth of scholarships have been awarded for promoting youth and the
education sector in Sri Lanka.
Application forms for scholarships may be collected from the High
Commission at Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. The last date for submission of
applications is March 19.