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CA Sri Lanka awards 130 outstanding students with scholarships

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently rewarded 130 outstanding students including the top achievers at the 2014 Advanced Level examinations with scholarships to embark on a globally sought after career in chartered accounting.

CA Sri Lanka scholarships were awarded to a total of 30students including the top ten students from the four streams at the 2014 GCE A/L examinations, and district 1st in the commerce stream.

The scholarships were awarded in the presence of Mr. Piyasena Ranepura, Secretary to the Ministry of Higher Education, Mr. ArjunaHerath, President of CA Sri Lanka, Mr. Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Vice President of CA Sri Lanka, Mr. B. R. L. Fernando, Chairman of the CA Foundation, Mr. Aruna Alwis, Chief Executive Officer of CA Sri Lanka, and representatives from the corporate sector.

A total of 60 scholarships were also awarded under the L.A. Weerasinghe scholarship scheme where students are waived off from paying all compulsory fees, and another 36 scholarships were granted to Business Level Trainees, along with a Rs. 3000/= a monthly allowance which will be paid for 18 months.  

The CA Foundation of CA Sri Lanka was established in 2010 with the aim of helping thousands of students from across the country to help realize their future ambition of becoming globally sought after chartered accountants. The foundation is tasked with awarding the scholarships every year, and comprises of a committee of chartered accountants who follow a grueling process including interviewing the applicants to choose exceptionally talented students who are awarded scholarships annually based on their requirements and financial hardships.

CA Sri Lanka is one of the country’s leading and largest tertiary education providers outside the university system, with a mammoth student base of over 44,000 who are aspiring chartered accountants