Nawaloka College of Higher Studies
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546/3 Galle Road, Colombo 03 - Sri Lanka



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The NCHS Academic Excellence Scholarship program is designed and introduced to recognize students with outstanding academic achievements and to help them realize their academic and career dreams.

A series of scholarships are awarded for high achieving students 3 times per year, based on academic and extra-curricular achievements, to help them successfully complete the Swinburne pathway programs - Foundation Year and UniLink (diploma) - with us, before progressing in to further studies at Swinburne, Australia or Malaysia.

The Scholarship awards

A series of scholarships ranging from 25% to 100% are awarded for each intake to follow any of the Swinburne pathways offered at NCHS. These will be awarded based on individual excellence and not the selected course of study.

The scholarships will initially be awarded for the first Semester of full-time study at NCHS. Students are required to maintain an average final mark of 70% or higher for all Semester 1 subjects in order to be eligible to continue receiving the scholarship for the second Semester.

Application & Selection Process

The NCHS Academic Excellence Scholarships are awarded on the basis of

  • Previous academic achievements
  • Excellence demonstrated in extra-curricular activities
  • Results of the Aptitude Test
  • Personal interview (student and parents)

The application and selection process is as follows:

  1. Submission of applications by the candidates.
    • Please see How to apply section below for the required documents and methods of applying.
  2. Aptitude Test
    • All students are required to sit for an aptitude test administered at the NCHS campus.
    • Two separate aptitude tests will be conducted for those applying to follow the Foundation Year and the UniLink (diploma)
  3. Interview with the Selection Committee
    • Shortlisted applicants and their parent/s are invited for an interview at the NCHS campus.
  4. Announcement of Scholarship awards
    • The final applicants selected are informed of the Scholarship awards.
      * Please note that the decision of the Selection Committee is final and no communications for re-considerations will be entered into.

How to apply

All applicants are required to submit the following documents on or before the given deadline.

  1. Application form
  2. Certified copies of exam results from previous courses of study
    E.g. O/Level, A/Level, equivalent studies at another education institution.
  3. Evidence of extra-curricular activities
    E.g. Certificates

You can apply via

  • Email to along with scanned copies of the completed application form and all other documents outlined above
    * Please note that it is mandatory that the scanned application form carry the applicant’s signature
  • Hand over all above documents to the Head of Enrolment at our NCHS campus at - 546/3, Galle Road, Colombo 03

UniLink (diploma) students who excel in their studies at NCHS and demonstrate highest academic achievements in their respective course of study will receive further partial scholarships from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia for the remaining 2 years of studies at the Swinburne Melbourne campus.

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