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Australia Awards – Intake 2018

Before submitting an application for an Australia Awards Scholarship, applicants MUST read the Scholarships Policy Handbook  and the Sri Lanka Country Profile
All details about the Australia Awards Scholarships are contained in the Handbook. Sri Lanka-specific information are contained in the Country Profile

Australia Awards Sri Lanka organizes free information seminars every Thursday at 4:30 p.m in its office at 75 1/1, Kynsey Road, Colombo 08. Information seminars will also be in outstation districts and provinces. Please access relevant information here. If you meet the basic eligibility criteria as stated in this link and are interested to participate in any of the seminars, send in an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0115772980 to register.

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Australia Awards Sri Lanka

75 1/1, Kynsey Road, Colombo 08, Sri Lanka
Ph: +94 115772977 - 80

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Website: www.australiaawardssrilanka.org

Public holidays 2017

Date Day Occasion
12-Jan Thu In Lieu of Tamil Thai Pongal Day
3-Feb Fri In Lieu of Independence Day
13-Apr Thu Day Prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
14-Apr Fri Good Friday / Nepali New Year / Sinhala & Tamil New Year
1-May Mon May Day
10-May Wed Buddha Jayanti / Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
11-May Thu Day Following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
26-Jun Mon Eid-Ul-Fitr*
7-Aug Mon Janai Purnima / Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
5-Sep Tue Binara Full Moon Poya Day
19-Oct Thu Tihar / Deepavali
1-Dec Fri The Prophet’s Birthday
25-Dec Mon Christmas Day
26-Dec Tue Boxing Day