Bank of Ceylon’s Ran Kekulu grade 5 scholarship awards 2016 national event recently concluded successfully at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) Colombo on Thursday 22 June, 2017.
This was organized by the Western Province (North) office of BOC. In line with this main event, nine other events were organized by each province to felicitate those achievers. Highflyers of the 2016 Grade-5 scholarship examination who have scored above 174 marks were awarded scholarships worth Rs.15,000 each at this ceremony. Apart from this scholarship each studentalso received a valuable certificate and a gift pack at the event as well.
BOC Chairman Ronald C. Perera (PC), General Manager D.M. Gunasekera, Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management Senarath Bandara and several other members of the Corporate and Executive Management of BOCgraced the main event.
As a part of the bank’s strategic CSRactivities,the Bank of Ceylon conducts this annual programme to support and encourage school children to make an extra effort in their studies. Simply maintaining a minimum balance of Rs.5000/- in a Ran Kekulu account or by opening a Rankekulu account with any of BOC’s 627 branches across the country, on or before the date of the scholarship examination fulfils the eligibility to be considered for BOC’s Ran Kekulu scholarship. In addition to the scholarship scheme there are also special merit awards for all-island ranks where 1st will receive Rs.100,000, 2ndwill receive Rs.75,000 and the 3rd will receive Rs.50,000.