2015/16: Fulbright Advanced Research and Lecturing Award, University of Los Angeles, (UCLA) USA. “Conflict Resolution in Multi-Cultural Societies: Adopting Western Approach to Enhance the Buddhist Perspective”.

2012: Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship, University of Wales, UK. “A Study of Buddhist Theory of Conflict and Resolution in Comparative with Contemporary Theories”.

2010: International Visitor Leadership Program, USA, ‘Religions and Social Justice in America’.

(2000 to 2004) Chinese Government Scholarship for Doctoral Research, Nanjing University, China,

1994: P. L. Perera Scholarship, for obtaining the highest number of marks for Pali and Buddhist Studies,   University of Sri Jayawardenapura

2011: Bauddha Darsanasuri –vidya-visarada, Colombo District Sangha Council, Amarapura Sirisaddhammawansa Nikaya, Colombo 10.