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    Earn new skills through COL - Skills for Work Scholarship

Attention to applicants:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Mauritian Nationals for the COL– Skills for Work Scholarship. The aim of the scholarships is to close the skills gap for in- demand and high-demand jobs in commonwealth nations.

About

Commonwealth of Learning aims to support the efforts of the Commonwealth Member States to disseminate skills required for decent employment and entrepreneurship and pave the way for skilling, reskilling, upskilling, and lifelong learning.

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;

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

More information is available here:

  1. https://col-skillsforwork.org/grow-with-google-skills-for-work-scholarship-2/
  2. https://col-skillsforwork.org/coursea-skills-for-work-scholarship/
  3. https://col-skillsforwork.org/udemy-skills-for-work-scholarship/

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

General eligibility criteria

  1. Those who are interested in gaining new skills to enter the job market;
  2. Open to any gender, women are especially encouraged to apply for the Scholarships;
  3. Persons with disabilities with basic ICT skills.
  4. Candidates should be 18 years old at the time of application.

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

Candidates must have at least an A- level in Mathematics

NOTE

  1. Beneficiaries 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 Third Batch

  • Deadline for submission of application is 28 June 2022

For further information please contact

  skillsforwork@hec.mu

  +230 467 8800

Deadline for submission of application is 28 June 2022


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

Deadline for submission of application is 28 June 2022

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