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Scholarship award Ceremony 2012

Start Time: August 01, 2012 11:00 | End Time: August 01, 2012 12:00
Location: Auditorium of the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy, Pointe aux Sables
 
Scholarship Award Ceremony 2012
The Scholarship Award Ceremony for Post CPE and Post SC to children of registered fishermen in Mauritius for the year 2012, jointly organized by the Ministry and the Fishermen Welfare Fund, was held in the auditorium of the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy, Pointe aux Sables, on Wednesday 01st August 2012.
The function was graced by the presence of the Minister of Fisheries, Hon. L. J. Von-Mally, G.O.S.K, Hon J. C. Leopold, Parliamentary Private Secretary and two eminent personalities, namely:
the Minister State for Fisheries and Agriculture of Maldives, Hon. Hussain Hassan; and
Her Excellency, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Mrs. Bian Yan Hua.
 
Her Excellency, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China remitted a cheque of Rs200,000 to the Fishermen Welfare Fund as a token of appreciation for the laudable initiatives of the Fund in helping children of registered fishermen to pursue further studies.
The Fishermen Welfare Fund, since its creation in the year 2001, offers scholarship to the children of registered fishermen of both Mauritius and Rodrigues and up to December 2011, 693 scholarships, representing an amount of about Rs16m, have been awarded to children of registered fishermen both in Mauritius and Rodrigues.
 
 
A total of 107 scholarships (Mauritius and Rodrigues) spread in four categories, are awarded annually by the Fishermen Welfare Fund, to as follows:-
Sn.
Scholarships
Mauritius
Rodrigues
Total
1.
Post CPE (Form I to Form V)
42
14
56
2.
Post SC (Lower & Upper 6)
19
6
25
3.
Post HSC (Degree, Diploma and Professional Courses)
9
5
14
4.
Vocational Courses (NTC of MITD)
6
6
12
Total
76
31
107
 

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