CoMSAA Student Scholarships

The financial donations from alumni and the funds generated by CoMSAA are utilized for monthly disbursements of Rs2000.00 each for four needy medical students per year since 2013. The awardees receive the scholarship till they graduate from the Faculty, subjected to the approval by the scholarship committee reviewing their academic progress annually.

Stanley Wijesundera Financial Assistance Scheme

Prof. Stanley Wijesundera was a professor of Chemistry and was the first Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo from 1979 to 1989.  Prof. Wijesundara’s family donated Rs.825,000.00 to CoMSAA to be used for a scholarship for a needy student. The awardee receives Rs.4000.00 per month till he/she graduates from the Faculty.

SumiMoonesinghe Award

This award is through a donation by Mrs.SumiMunasighe to CoMSAA and is awarded to the student with the highest aggregate from the Basic Sciences Stream final examination. A cash award of Rs. 50,000. 00 and a certificate from CoMSAA are awarded to the selected student at the ceremony of the orientation programme for the new entrants.

Walter Patrick Award

Prof. Walter Patrick was an eminent alumnus of the Colombo Medical School who was renowned for his commitments to Public and Preventive Health globally. He passed away in May 2014 and his family donated a sum of Rs. 400,000.00 in his memory to support a medical student who demonstrates excellence in Community Medicine. Each year a selected student receives an award of Rs.20,000.00.