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Higher Education Scholarship Scheme


Promoting secondary and tertiary education (Advance Level and University) for disadvantaged youth, giving those with limited financial means the opportunity to pursue higher education, thereby increasing their future prospects.


Target Group:

Disadvantaged and deserving youth of villages associated with the John Keells Group.



Following applications received and processed as per eligibility criteria, a total of 20 scholarships were granted during the reporting period, comprising six university scholarships and twelve Advanced Level Scholarships. Beneficiaries of the scholarships include eligible children and youth in villages supported by the Foundation and children of farmers linked to the supply chain of the Group’s Retail Sector.