Award of Mahapola scholarship is handled by the University Grants Commission. Payment registers of the Mahapola scholarship are prepared by the Mahapola Scholarship Trust Fund. Payment of balance installments, stoppage of installments, and restitution of installments are matters to be decided by the Mahapola Trust Fund. Mahapola scholarship payment will make only to those who are registered in the Universities to follow degree courses. Only ten (10) installments will be paid for an academic year. Dates on which Mahapola scholarship installments are paid will be published on the Students Welfare Division notice board and Faculty notice boards. The students who do not obtain two (02) installments at a stretch, their installment will be stopped.
Conditions governing the award of Mahapola Scholarship are as follows: In order to be eligible for the Mahapola Scholarship the following conditions should be fulfilled.
The university offers more facilities to students with a range of scholarships awarded by the university as well as other institutions. As a result students receive more chances to gain assistance for their studies. Scholarship providers decide the criteria and they equally hold the right for selection.
Student relief fund
This programme commenced in the year 2007. The University students who are very poor and who satisfy the requirements are paid scholarships on a priority basis. The students who qualify for these scholarships will be paid a maximum of 10 installments for an academic year. The value of scholarship will be around Rs.2000.00.