Dec 09, 2021

Itukama to award scholarships to children who lost parents to Covid-19

A scholarship programme has been launched for children below the age of 20, whose parents have succumbed to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The programme will be implemented under the ‘Itukama’, COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund.

Applications must be submitted along with a certified copy of the death certificate of the deceased parent, a certified copy of the child's birth certificate, a confirmation letter from the Grama Niladhari officer of the Grama Niladhari Division where the death had occurred and a confirmation letter from the principal of the school which the child attends.

Applicants are requested to direct the applications to the Secretary, COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund, Presidential Secretariat, Colombo 01.

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