The university has an enriching history that students will come to learn about while attending. International students are more than welcome to send an admissions application to see if they fit the eligibility and criteria being asked of students.
This scholarship is available in a download format as a PDF file both in English and Tamil. Students who are interested will be able to take a look at what the scholarship application holds and asks for from each applicant.
The University of Jaffna has these academic programs/faculty centers available to students who are interested:
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Applied Sciences
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Graduate Studies
- Faculty of Hindu Studies
- Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Technology
- Faculty of Technological Studies
Also there are different units to aid students available who are seeking mentorship:
- Career Guidance Unit
- Computer Centre
- Internal Quality Assurance Unit
- Open and Distance Learning Center
- Physical Education Unit
- Siddha Medicine Unit
- Staff Development Centre
- Sports Science Unit
- Strategic Planning & MIS Unit
- UBL Cell
This is not a complete list of available units and programs for interested students.
The University of Jaffna has been around since 1974 making the institution a near 50 years old. The higher education college is named after the exact city it is located within, Jaffna.
According to statistics reported in 2016 there were almost 8,000 students physically present on campus with well over 1,000+ staff and employees.
The university actually has five dedicated campuses which are named: Thirunelvely, Vavuniya, Ariviyal Nagar, Kaithady and Maruthanarmadam. Each campus does have a dedicated theme such as art, history, or engineering.
- All applicants must be attending the University of Jaffna or recently accepted for enrollment.
- All applicants must send in a scholarship application after they have received an acceptance letter from the university.
- If a student has a criminal offense or record they will not be accepted to this university, there are background checks.
- This is a public university in Sri Lanka that is open to all international and domestic students.
- Must be an art or science student pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
- Both male and female students may apply, and there is no age restriction currently.
- This is a finically based scholarship for mostly orphans or refugees that wish to have their higher education tuition costs covered.
Students that wish to attend the University of Jaffna must submit a student visa if they are in fact not a resident of Sri Lanka. A student visa can be applied for after receiving acceptance to the university. As a matter of fact, the acceptance letter will be used a proof for receiving a student visa.
Scholarship will be awarded to only an Arts & Science student.
This student must also be in need of financial assistance preferably orphans or refugees. All of whom will not receive any other possible endowment scholarship other than the government funding.
How to Apply
The best way to apply is by downloading the available application which can be downloaded in English or Tamil.
The application asks each student about their family and information that should be given in correct detail.
Reward – Extra Benefits
This scholarship is instated for a full tuition coverage funding possibility. All students that receive this award will receive the maximum amount needed to cover all tuition costs.
Typical tuition costs in Sri Lanka can be anywhere from $3,000 to $12,000. It does come down to what type of program will be taken and for a how many academic years. For example, medicine would be one of the more expensive tuitions to pursue while liberal arts would be one of the cheaper programs to continue forward with.
Deadline Time Line
There is an official deadline date of May 2023 that has an available download application for applying to the arts sector of the university. This would be the official deadline date to submit the actual application admissions document.
If a student is unsure about the deadline official date they can always contact the e-mail listed in the contact section.
Open Submission Window Time Frame
Any time before May 2023 is the most acceptable time to submit applications both scholarship and admissions. However, students need to send in admissions beforehand if they are not already in enrolled.
There is possibility to receive a deadline extension which should be asked about before the deadline in within a month time frame from ending. This gives enough space for the university to cooperate with the student who needs extra time to submit their information.
Annual or Renewable Scholarship Options
This is an annual scholarship that cannot be renewed for a second year.
Here at Pick a Scholarship we offer a full range scholarship database for all students looking for varying degree levels. While we provide exact information for each scholarship application and when the deadlines/open submission windows are held. We offer a contact section on each post where the admissions of the university or the director of a private sponsor can be reached to give more information or details.
All students should check with the university website about any delays or changes to the open submission window or deadline time frame. This is the best way to see if anything needs to reviewed or changed before submitting their application.
Any student that is unsure about the rules and guidelines that are meant to be followed by the recipient should consult the website link provided.