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    Get professional certification through Commonwealth of Learning - Skills for Work Scholarship
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    Earn new skills through Commonwealth of Learning - Skills for Work Scholarship
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    Get professional certification through COL - Skills for Work Scholarship
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    Earn new skills through COL - Skills for Work Scholarship

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology have partnered with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) which aims at offering 1,000 scholarships yearly under the 'Skills for Work Scholarship', over the next 3 years.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Mauritian Nationals for the Skills for Work Scholarship. The aims of the scholarships are to close the skills gap for in- demand and high-demand jobs and increase the chances of employment, both at the local level and abroad for Mauritian citizens.

COL Will Offer Three Types Of Scholarships Under The Skills For Work Scholarship:

  1. COL-Grow with Google Skills for Work Scholarship    ---   Courses available at 
  2. COL-Coursera Skills for Work Scholarship    ---   Courses available at 
  3. COL-Udemy Skills for Work Scholarship    ---   Courses available at  

The courses will be delivered online and should be completed within 6 months.

General eligibility

  1. Those who are interested in gaining new skills; and
  2. Those who are interested in advancing their career by earning industry-recognized credentials and acquiring new skills;
  3. Candidates should be above 18 years at the time of application.

Specific requirement for the COL-Grow with Google Skills for Work Scholarship

Candidates must have at least an A- level in Mathematics

NOTE

  1. Recipients of scholarships will be required to commit themselves to complete their studies within the allocated time.
  2. Candidates who are currently pursuing their final year of their undergraduate /diploma /postgraduate degree are strongly advised to apply.

Timeline for the First Batch

  • First batch will start on 15 May 2021 and Deadline for submission of application is 10 May 2021

Further details and submission of application

Application for first batch is closed.

For further information please contact

  skillsforwork@hec.mu

  +230 467 8800

COL - GROW WITH GOOGLE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

This certification program provides job-ready skills and in 5 specialized areas – IT Automation with Python, UX Design, Data Analytics, IT Support, IT Project Management and Android Development- that can put you at work and offers opportunities to connect with the world's top companies through Google professional certificate.

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COL - UDEMY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Learn skills that advance your career in a variety of fields including business, Entrepreneurship, IT Project management, personal development, Digital Marketing, Language, Marketing, communication and many more.

COL - COURSERA CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

This certification program is ideal for those who wish to attend high-quality e-learning courses developed by the world's top universities and companies. Earn industry-recognized credentials and demonstrate your new skills by sharing your Course Certificate.

Learn more

  +230 467 8800
  +230 467-6579
  skillsforwork@hec.mu
  www.skillsforwork.hec.mu