In the general Convocation of the University of Colombo, following scholarships are given to the Sinhala Special Students who perform best in their academic studies..
- Prof. M. B. Ariyapala Award for the best in Classical Literature
- Prof. M. B. Ariyapala Award for the best dissertation in Classical Literature
- Prof. G. D. Wijewardene Price for the best Classical Sinhala Literature
- Don. David Mohotty Award for the best Dissertation
- Don. David Mohotty Award for best performance in Sinhala
- Prof. Kusuma Karunarathne Award for Best in Modern Sinhala Literature