On 05 May 1999, the Madam Kiyoko Ogawa Scholarship Fund was officially launched. At the inception a sum of Rs. 6 million was donated by Madam Kiyoko Ogawa and an agreement was signed between the Madam Ogawa advisory members and nominees of JASTECA to implement this scholarship under a "Trust" formed in JASTECA.
The main objective of this project is to award scholarships to clever students of under-privileged parents living in remote/difficult areas of Sri Lanka. Such students who have performed well at the GCE (O/L) examinations are granted a monthly financial award amounting to Rs. 2,000 for a period of 24 months to pursue their studies up to the GCE (A/L) examination.
Criteria considered in selecting scholarship recipients:
Student should have obtained higher grades at the GCE (O/L) Examination.
Student who has lost both or one of his/her parents
Number of the school attending siblings (brothers & sisters)
Student who has achieved reasonably higher results and his/her parents have no employment or adequate income.
The applications are called through the Principals of the schools and the Zonal Director of Education of the area in the selected area. The Grama Niladhari of the area must certify the Economic and social status of the applying students.
Madam Ogawa Scholarship Awards in Detail
Number of Students
Total Up to Date
MADAM OGAWA SCHOLARSHIP 2018
Madam Ogawa Scholarship Programme was opened by Madam Ogawa to support the financially under privileged student with scholarships for a period of 2 years to pursue the Advanced Level Examination. Dry rations and stationery items were gifted to the students. Every year different locations all over Sri-Lanka is selected and the donations are distributed. Likewise, this year 23rd of September 2018- was held in the Galle District- Udugama Maha Vidyalaya. Until now 483 students have received the scholarships.