Approved by the Council of the University of Peradeniya, the NSF shall be maintained using contributions from academic and non-academic staff of the University of Peradeniya, members of alumni, private, corporate and non-governmental donors and individual donors. The Faculty of Arts allocates 10% of its earned funds also for the NFS. The Committee for the NSF chaired by the Dean, Faculty of Arts, makes decisions regarding scholarships. The Senior Assistant Bursar, Faculty of Arts, maintains the financial accounts of the NSF while the all the official communications regarding the scholarship would be the responsibility of Senior Assistant Registrar of the Faculty of Arts.
Every year applications are called from suitably qualified candidates for the NSF. The candidates are required to submit their personal and family information including certified income in a specified application form. Information on the applicants’ income must be certified by the respective Gramaniladhari and counter-signed by the Divisional Secretary. Applications received on or before the specified deadline will be considered by the management committee. All the applicants to the NSF must have a GPA of 3.00 or above to become eligible and should not have obtained a C- for any course. The recipients are required to maintain strict disciplines as per the University regulations and any violation of disciplinary laws will result in the cancellation of scholarship. All information relating to the selection of beneficiaries and final decisions are submitted for public review and the decisions of the management committee are deemed final and binding.
1. Employees of the University of Peradeniya may express their consent to deduct a fixed sum (decided by the self) from their salary every month. The University staff may route their contributions through the Bursar of the university.
2. Through bank-to-bank transfers: Donors may give a standing order to their respective banks to contribute a fixed sum every month or may offer a onetime payment. Please remit your contributions to the following account.
Account Name: ARTS FACULTY RESEARCH AND FUNDS
Account Number: 0001274686
BIC /Swift /Bank Code: BCEYLKLX
Bank: Bank of Ceylon
Please mention the Code NSF in the deposit slip.
The ledger of the NSF will be operated under the administrative and financial regulations of the university while the account will be audited by the University internal auditors. A brief summary of the audit report will be mailed to the donors every year. The full audit report of the NSF shall be made available to the donors upon request.