The Department offers following scholarship and the medal for the undergraduates who follow BA (Special) Degree in Sinhala.
Professor Wimal G. Balagalle Scholarship
This scholarship, funded by emeritus Professor Wimal G. Balagalle, is awarded to the student who scores the highest marks for the subject of Sinhala in his/her foundation year examination in BA (Special) Degree in Sinhala.
G. B. Senanayake Memorial Gold Medal
This gold medal is awarded to the best student who scores the highest marks in the final year examination of BA (Special) Degree in Sinhala by the G. B. Senanayake (who was a wellknown writer and a poet in Sri Lanka) Memorial Foundation.