The Department is always hand in glove with the students and continuous encouragement is made towards their studies. Providing supplementary financial assistance and scholarships enable them to proceed with their higher education smoothly. The following scholarships are offered by the Alumni Association of Public Administration for the students who have proved excellence in studies.

W.A.Wijewardaena Public Management (Merit) scholarship

This scholarship has instituted by Mr.W.A.Wijewardane, former Deputy Governor of Central bank of Sri Lanka, also an alumnus of Public Administration Department, with the objective of promoting excellence among Public Management students at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The scholar could continue receiving the benefits of the scholarship throughout entire degree programme, if he/she maintains excellent results in examinations and prove merit continuously.

H.M.Tamwatta scholarship

This scholarship is instituted by Dr. H.M.A. Herath through the Alumni Association of Public Administration. The scholar is selected among the 2nd year students of the Department and selection criteria has been set focusing the needy students in the Department.

B.Y.G.Rathnasekara scholarship

This scholarship has been instituted by the senior lecturer Mr.B.Y.G.Rathnasekara, an alumnus of Public Administration Department and it is offered to the needy students with the very generous idea of facilitating their studies.