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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 30 students 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 Secretary to the Ministry of Higher Education Piyasena Ranepura, President of CA Sri Lanka Arjuna Herath, Vice President of CA Sri Lanka Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Chairman of the CA Foundation B. R. L. Fernando, Chief Executive Officer of CA Sri Lanka Aruna Alwis, 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 monthly allowance which will be paid for 18 months.

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