Scholarship Program

Velanai – Canada  University Scholarship Program- 2020

You may be aware that over the past several years Velanai People Organization has been assisting students in Velanai for their educational activities. We are very pleased to announce the evolution of this program. Responding to requests of well-wishers, and with the assistance of donors, we are establishing a scholarship to encourage educational excellence in students of Velanai origin living in Canada. Students entering university with the highest average in high school will receive this scholarship from this year.

It is our belief that this scholarship will encourage the youth living here to contribute towards the betterment of Velanai in the future.

Prize Money

  • Highest achiever will receive a scholarship of CAD 3000.00
  • Second, highest achiever will receive a scholarship of CAD 2000.00
  • Third highest achiever will receive a scholarship of CAD 1000.00
  • Next seven highest achievers will receive scholarships of CAD 500.00 each.


  • One of the student’s parents must be born in Velanai
  • Completed or will complete Grade 12 in Ontario or CEGEP in Quebec in 2020
  • The student who applied to a Canadian University and accepted to enter fall 2020.

How to Apply

Those who wish to apply for this scholarship are requested to complete the application form and send it to us at before October 31st.


PDF format:  Application Form

Word Format: Application Form

Administered by :
Velanai People Organization Scholarship Committee