IIT InfoSchol Scholarship
Offered by Informatics Institute of Technology - IIT
Informatics Group in collaboration with the Ministry of Education Sri Lanka and the leading Industry partners offer selected candidates an opportunity of receiving a scholarship to follow a prestigious British Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Systems or Business Management.
The core of InfoSchol is to identify local talents, groom them to drive the local ICT industry forward to position Sri Lanka as an emerging knowledge based economy in the global business community. At the same time InfoSchol through its scholarship programme is assisting the Sri Lankan economy to meet and exceed local goals and challenges of over 5 Billion Dollar IT exports in 2022.
InfoSchol, the brainchild of Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe, endorsed by the local ICT industry and industry bodies as a highly recognized tool to produce quality candidates for the IT industry, offers talented young school leavers the opportunity to enter the world of their passion – technology!
Selected scholars will follow BEng/BSc degrees at IIT campus, offered by the University of Westminster, UK. The duration of the programme is 5 years and the programme will be conducted completely free of charge. Being employed as full time interns in leading companies in Sri Lanka, the scholars will be paid a monthly allowance by the respective organization.
Upon completion of the degree, scholars will have 5 years of work experience, making them highly employable locally and internationally.
Benefits of Infoschol
- 100% free degree from IIT Campus
- Bachelor's degree certificate from the University of Westminster
- Opportunity to work in a reputed company as an intern
- Free 3 months induction programme prior to the degree
- Opportunity to engage in all extracurricular activities at IIT
- Free library facilities at IIT Campus
- Graduate with 5 years of experience in the relevant industry
- High demand for InfoSchol graduates with higher salary scales
Offered Undergraduate Programmes under InfoSchol
- BSc(Hons) Business Information Systems
- BA(Hons) Business Management
- BSc(Hons) Computer Science
- BEng(Hons) Software Engineering
Minimum Entry Requirements
G.C.E. O/L with Credit Passes for Mathematics and English.
G.C.E. A/L: 3 Passes OR above for main subjects in any stream.
* Please note that these are minimum entry requirements, and does not necessarily guarantee a position to the intake. Students are selected through a selection process.
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