ScholarX is an exclusive 3-month program aimed at providing mentoring support to a selected pool of High Potential undergraduate students based in Sri Lanka ideally by a Sri Lankan expat currently engaged with one of the world’s top universities or Fortune 500 companies. It’s our free premium mentoring platform by Sri Lankans for Sri Lankans working towards creating a culture of knowledge and expertise sharing without the limitation of geographical borders.

FAQ for Mentors

The program will require a 3-month commitment from both mentor and mentee. The number of meetings during this time will be up to the mentor and mentee to negotiate. However, based on past program effectiveness we recommend 12 meetings with the mentor.
ScholarX is a free program conducted by volunteer mentors who generously offer their time to support the next generation of change makers in Sri Lanka.
We acknowledge that each individual mentee is at a different stage of their career and learning pathway. So we encourage both parties to have an open and honest conversation to identify the direction and expertise required to customize their mentoring. Topics past groups have requested include:

  • Collaborating with the mentor on a project
  • General career advice
  • Higher study options to align with career path in academia or professional line of work.


FAQ for Mentors

Our priority is given to applicants of Sri Lankan origin. However, if we have an excess of mentors, we will look at expanding the offering to foreign students as well.

  • You must be atleast 18 years of age when you register
  • You must currently be a full time or part-time student undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate course.
  • You have not already been accepted as a mentee in ScholarX more than once
Follow us on our Facebook, Linkedin , Instagram and Twitter pages and also keep an eye on the ScholarX page on our website for the application link. We will share more information closer to the launch of the next intake.
We require all applicants to demonstrate, a high standard of English proficiency and a genuine curiosity to learn and innovate. In their responses, applicants must also show ambition to achieve their career goals and articulately express how the mentoring program will assist with achieving their overall academic and/or professional objectives.
Mentor contact details will only be shared once you have been successful in securing a place in the program as a ScholarX mentee.
At the end of the official mentorship program, if you and your mentor wish to continue your mentoring relationship,we encourage you to do so.

Find a mentor for me

The deadline for the first phase of the program is on 14/04/2019, Application link can be found below For more information and to be added to the waiting list for the next phase of the program, please write to us via