A second year special degree undergraduate of the Visual arts, Design and Performing Arts Unit, Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya received a scholarship award by Ms. Champani Devika Devaraja. A scholarship is being awarded annually by Ms. Champani Devika to a special degree undergraduate who demonstrates academic excellence at the first year examination and this year, the scholarship was obtained by Malki Jayakodi, a second year undergraduate.
Ms. Champani Devika Devaraja is an adroit artist who obtained her first degree from the Department of Fine Arts of the University of Kelaniya and she is also the Founder of Champani Devika Foundation.
The scholarship was awarded by Ms. Champani Devika Devaraja on the 16th of August 2018 at the witness of Senior Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice Chancellor and Senior Prof. Lakshman Senevirathna, Deputy Vice Chancellor. Prof. Prashanthi Narangoda, Head- Department of Fine Arts, Senior Lecturer Ms. Dulanga Gunarathne and academic staff members of the Visual arts, Design and Performing Arts Unit also graced the event.