Brigade Offers Scholarships to Ten more Students
:: 2011-11-02 16:55:06 Hours]
students who are in need of financial assistance to continue their
school education received scholarships from the 512 Brigade of Security
Forces – Jaffna (SF-J) on Tuesday (29) during a function held at
Jaffna Central College.
Those students were selected from families sans parents with recommendation
of principals and Grama Niladharis of the areas. Seven of them will
get a monthly allowance of Rs. 1000/=, and Rs. 500/= will be given
to other three students. Money will be monthly deposited in their
accounts at the nearest bank.
M.M. Hasaham and R. Razana of J / Osmaniya College, K. Vagipan and
P.J. Jenthila of J / Karappan Little Flowers Girls’ College, R.
Viniya of J / John Bosco College, S. Siva Kumar of J / Central College
Jaffna, T. Jayaluxman of J / Veddathivu School, A. Vijisaran and
G. Sherupa of J / St. Charles College and S. Selvaraja of J / St.
James’ Maha Vidyalaya were the recipients of scholarships offered
by the Army.
Officers and Senior Non Commissioned Officers of the 17th Battalion
Gemunu Watch, Mr. S.M. Navaz, Mr. Mohammad Ilshan, T. Vasundara
Thangeswari, Mr. Muthu Balasuriya and Mr. R. Shashi Kumar of Jaffna,
Ms. Malani Kodithuwakku of Colombo and Ms. Priyanthi Liyanage of
Kurunegala have joined hands with the Civil Affairs Office of the
512 Brigade to sponsor the scholarships.
The ceremony, organized to hand over the pass books with initial
deposit was attended by the General Officer Commanding 51 Division
Brig. Piyal Wickramarathne, Deputy Secretary Provincial Ministry
of Education Mt.V.T. Selvaratnam, Commander 512 Brigade Colonel
Channa Weerasooriya and some scholarships sponsors.