Australian development scholarships for Sri Lankan Public Sector
COLOMBO: The Australian High Commissioner, Dr Greg French,
said that Australia will provide six masters-level scholarships targeted
at the public sector in Sri Lanka for the 2007 academic intake.
'I am pleased to announce that Australia will continue to support
education in Sri Lanka through the newly announced Australian
Scholarship programme', the High Commissioner said.
'In addition to the 23 scholarship holders already in Australia under
the Australia Development Scholarship scheme, six scholarships for
post-graduate study will be awarded on a competitive basis for public
sector employees working in areas such as public finance and
'These scholarships demonstrate our commitment to assisting the
development of the public sector and offer a unique opportunity to live,
learn and study in Australia. 'Many former scholars of this program are
making important contributions to the development of Sri Lanka', the
High Commissioner said.