Scholarships
To increase awareness among young scholars on the issues of SD, MIND grants annual scholarships to undergraduates in Sri Lankan universities.
 
1st Batch of Scholars - Sept 2001 - Aug 2002
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms WMS Wijekoon
Ms K Don V Priyadarshani
Ms MRN Perera
Mr WWSP Fernando
 
 
2nd batch of scholars - Sept 2002 - Aug 2003
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Budhika P Herath
Ms Chamila T Danthanarayana
Ms K M Perera
U / Moratuwa Mr B A D Sujeewa Wimalasena
Mr H A C Perera
Mr P M M Achintha
 
 
3rd batch of scholars - Sep 2003 - Aug 2004
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms SBN Ransirini Bandusena
Ms EAT Sandamali Edirisinghe
Ms DS Pramuditha Madurawala
Ms MKGamindi Peiris
Ms TPG Nilanthi Alwis
Mr SKB Herath
U / Moratuwa Mr DM Prasanna B Dasanayake
Mr Seevaratnam Jagandan
 
 
4th batch of scholars - September 2004-Aug 2005
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Dilani Hirimuthugodage
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Mr L Chanaka de Silva
Ms Amaratunga V Thilanka Dilruwani
Mr Akila D Kumarasiri
Mr Romesh T Sooriyaarachchi
Mr K Sharlom M Perera
Mr. Dilan C Paranagama
Ms Rasika V. Jayatillake
 
 
5th batch of scholars - September 2005-Aug 2006
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms T Nagasinghe
Ms I G C Priyadarshani
Mr H D B J Dasanayake
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms C D Jayasinghe
Ms L D L Priyangika
U / Moratuwa Mr M W M N K K Senanayaka
Mr S A D C Wimalachandra
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms C D Geeganage
Mr L A M C Amarasekera
 
 
6th Batch of Scholars - September 2006-Aug 2007
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Mr HNCP Kumara
Ms KWD Gunarathne
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms KMCP Seneviratne
Mr WDS Rubunusiri
 
 
7th Batch of Scholars - September 2007-Aug 2008
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Dulanii Liyanahetti
Ms Pramodha Harshani Samarasinghe
Ms H. Nimasha Ranatunga
Ms Dasunie Thathsara Dhanawalavithana
Ms Anuththara Perera
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms W. Vindhi T. De Silva
Ms Irushinie Ruwanthi Wedage
Ms S.V. Chamika de Silva
Ms S. Malithi Ruvinika Ambalangodage
U / Moratuwa Mr Aravinda Joseph Perera
Mr J. P. K. Sampath
Mr Yapage Namal Nuwan Sanjeewa
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms Dulmini Nadeesha Jayawardana
 
 
8th batch of scholars - September 2008-Aug 2009 (15 scholars)
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Mr Nuwan Rathnayake
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Mr MADS Piumal
Ms IW Siriwardene
Mr PU Wewalwala
Ms MP Obeysekera
Ms MP Obeysekera
Mr Kasun SW Kodippili
Ms AP Epa
Mr N. Weerasinghe
U / Colombo - School of Computing (UCSC) Mr Girisha Durrel De Silva
Ms Don Chaturanganie Malika Pathirage
U / Moratuwa Mr Hettiarachchige Nadeera Kavinga Karunasekara
Mr Rasika Sandaruwan Katugaha
Ms Dayani Jathunge
Ms G.P. Dissanayake
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms WAS Lakmali
 
 
9th batch of scholars - September 2009-Aug 2010
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Wijesingharachchige Dhanusha Sandamali
Ms Inoka Kumuduni Pathiranage
Ms Nisansala Lakmalee Jayaweera
Mr M Raheem Mohammadu Ranees
Ms Ashani SK Amarasinghe
Ms Shashini Lanka Geeganage
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms Ranathunge Arachchige Abhimani Ruwanrekha Ranatunge
U / Colombo - Computer Science Ms KB Sachithra P Lokuge
University of Moratuwa-Faculty of Engineering Ms Vageesha Lathindi Fernando
Mr Rashindu Devaka Mendis
Mr Weerasinghe Jeyesh Eshan
Mr Nishantha Pradeep Fernando
U / Sri Jayewardenepura - Faculty of Applied Science Ms Dona Jithya Nawodi Wijesinghe
Mr Madushan Asanka Lankathilaka
 
 
10th batch of scholars - September 2010-Aug 2011
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Vasana Kaumadee Wijesinghe
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms Indika Arulingam
Ms Bhagya Nilukshi De Silva
Ms Sridhana Ganeshamoorthy
Ms PL Thilini Samangi Liyanage
Ms Dakshika C Uyangoda
U/Colombo – UCSC Mr MViraj Mathugama
Mr Gayan Malinda Wijewickrama
Mr P A Upul Sanjeewa
U / Moratuwa Mr L.M. Amila P. Cabral
Mr Nimesha Indika Weliwita
Ms Ireshika Hansini Wickramasinghe
Mr Pubudu Punjee Dias
Mr Wajira vidhuranga premathilaka
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms W Kasuni C Boteju
 
 
11th batch of scholars - September 2011-Aug 2012
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms M Sasika Mapalagamage
U / Colombo - School of Computing (UCSC) Mr SP Udalagama
Ms PI Uthpala Amarasinghe
Ms Anuradha K Madugalla
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Mr W.M.M.Sumudu Weeraratne
Ms Priyanga Dilini Thalagala
Mr PACU Pallewela
Ms M Gamage Shayamila Niroshani
Mr Roger Senarath Ratnayake
Ms EC Rashmini Fernando
 
 
12th batch of scholars - September 2012-Aug 2013
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Mr RMP Chamil D Rajapaksha
Ms Savithra Jayaraj
U / Moratuwa Mr RP Ishan Thilina Somasiri
Ms Sandareka KK Wickramanayake
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms WA Dulanjali M Wijethilake
Ms N Pavithra Madhavi
Ms GA Harshani Sewvandi
Ms Kanishka Gihani Sapumohotti
Mr MA Inesh Prabuddha
Ms P Piyumi Upeksha Dias
 
 
13th batch of scholars - September 2013-Aug 2014
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Iresha Sandamali Jayathunga
Ms Thamara Iroshini
Ms Chaturika Rasangi
U / Colombo - School of Computing (UCSC) Mr Ganesh Weerathunga Wakista
U / Moratuwa Ms Kankanamge Ruth Nayomi Elizabeth
Mr Tharindu Rusira Kumara
Mr Uresh Dassanayake
Mr Sembukutti Liyanage Duleepa Srinath
Ms Dinu Sandaru Kumarasiri
Mr P P Gallage
 
 
14th batch of scholars - September 2014-Aug 2015
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms G. D. Dilanthi Priyadarshani
Mr Nalaka Anuruddha Kapuruge
Mr O. Dinidu Prabhath Nissanka Perera
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Shehani Kodithuwakku
U / Colombo - School of Computing (UCSC) Mr Shujan Suntharalingam
Mr K. Shujeevan Kanapathipillai
U / Moratuwa Ms D. Nadeera Niroshani Dodamgoda
Ms D. L. H. Hansika Sewwandi Dharmathilaka
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms S. M. Pabasari Arundathi Koliyabandara
Ms S. A. Yasika Medhavi
 
 
15th batch of scholars - September 2015-Aug 2016
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms. P. Chathuri Deshani Perera
Mr. H. Jerome Dinal Herath
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms. Ashani Naomi Fernando
Ms. T.A. Madusha Erandi
Ms. K.K. Yasodara Dilrukshi
U / Moratuwa Mr. D.A. Pubudu Piyasiri Dodangoda
Mr. D.K.M. Aravinda Dissanayake
Mr. W. Nuwan Theekshana Wajirasena
Ms. K.M.K. Rusirini Fernando
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Mr. Chethiya Shemal Welithara
Mr. Gayan Kaushalya Udugama
Ms. Jayasinghe A Dilki Tharaka
 
 
16th batch of scholars – Sept’16-Aug’17
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms. Prabhavie Madushani Opallage
Ms. Ipita Kaduwa Gamage Manusha Nuwanthi
Mr. Warren Christopher Manuel
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms. Chathurangi Nirasha Jayarathna
Ms. Sandanika Dilhani Gamage
Mr. Thilina Wejitha Gunawardana
U/Colombo – Faculty of Law Ms. Nishadi Gunatilake
U / Moratuwa Ms. Nanduni Indeewaree Nimalsiri
Mr. Lahiru Suranga Wijethunga
Ms. Jayawardane Mudalige Waruni Lanka
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms. Don Uthpala Lekamge
Ms. Buminda Prashasthi Weeraratne Jayasuriya
 
 
17th batch of scholars – Sept’17-Aug’18
U/Colombo – Faculty of Science Ms Shagana Kukendran
Ms Ashwini Dantanarayana
Ms Lihini Weerasinghe
U/Colombo - Faculty of Arts Ms Dilshani Sakunika Kumari
Ms Chithrangani Champika Herath
Mr Mahesh Ekanayaka
U / Moratuwa Ms Rashindrie Divanka Perera
Mr Hettiarachchige Kusal
U / Sri Jayawardenapura Ms Sachini Akushla Kulatunga
Ms Nilmini Malkanthi Rathnayake
Ms Sureka Singarajan
Mr Hiripitiyage Harshana Madhubasha
 
 
 
LIST OF RESEARCH FELLOWS
 

Name

University

Nationality

Study area

Period

Ms Risa Morimoto

University of Cambridge,

St Edmund's College, UK

Japanese

PhD in Environmental Management

 

PhD research :SED: assessing the econmic, social and environmental implications of hydropower projects in Sri Lanka

 

July-Sept 2000

Mr Yaw Afrane-Okese

University of Cape Town, Energy & Development Research Centre,

South Africa

 

Ghana

Ph.D thesis proposal: Developing Sustainable strategies for energy use in urban households in Southern Africa: case study of Botswana

 

July 10 – September 26, 2001

Mr Niggol Seo

Yale's Environment School

New Haven, USA

 

 

To look at different regions with different climates and relate the climate situation in each region to  the land value in the region, hence figure out how the climate situation is affecting the profitability of the regions.  

Aug 16 - Sept 16th 2002

Ms Akiko Yamane

Monash University

Australia

Japanese

Ph.D. in environmental studies

Nov'03-Feb'04

Robin White

The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
Tufts University

Canadian

MA thesis

14 May-29 Aug'04

Harald Winkler

University of Cape Town

South African

Consolidation of PhD thesis:  Sustainable Energy Development Paths for the South African Power Sector: An Analysis of the Economic Viability of Future Scenarios

 

26 June-5 Aug'05

Golam Mathbor

Monmouth University

USA

Building social capital for sustainable disaster relief and management

25 May – 24 June’06

Carmen de Michele

 

German

Sustainable Community Development by the means of Eco-Tourism

July-August 2010

Prof Shobha Sriharan

 

Virginia State University

Indian

Integrate remote sensing for changes around Colombo between 2000-2010 for noting any differences due to urbanization. This may give clue to climate change due to human activities. Currently studying the changes in land cover, urbanization, and construction of commercial buildings for past 10 years in Nandikonda (outside of Hyderabad city).

April  2011

Mr Nishad Jayasundara

 

Hopkins Marine Station of
Stanford University

Sri Lankan

To identify biodiversity hotspots that can be threatened by climate change effects and recognize the plasticity of organisms to such changes and how that would effect the coastal ecosystem in Sri Lanka.

June 2011