Eligibility for State of Mauritius Scholarships

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To be eligible for the State of Mauritius Scholarships, students must study at school:

(i) General Paper Subsidiary
(ii) One other Subsidiary subject
(iii) Three Principal subjects from one of the Sections A, B, C or D below

Students must also satisfy a number of other criteria, including:

(a) have a minimum of six Credits, including English Language, at one sitting (or five Credits at one sitting and a sixth at a later sitting. Again English Language must be one of the subjects);

(b) not have more than 10 days of absence from school in the Lower Sixth or Upper Sixth without due cause;

(c) not have reached the age of 20 before the 1st July in the year that the student takes the HSC exams.


PART I

SECTION A – ARTS SIDE

At Principal Level, three subjects being subjects included in the school course provided by the school at which the candidate is a pupil, to be chosen from the following:

Literature in English, French, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Telegu, Marathi, Chinese, German, Arabic, Divinity, Hinduism, Islamic Studies, History, Geography, Mathematics or Further Mathematics, Sociology, Art and Design, Music.


SECTION B – SCIENCE SIDE

At Principal Level, three subjects, being subjects included in the school course provided by the school at which the candidate is a pupil, to be chosen from the following:

Mathematics or Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computing, Biology, Geography

SECTION C – ECONOMICS SIDE

At Principal Level, three subjects, being subjects included in the school course provided by the school at which the candidate is a pupil, to be chosen as follows:

(i) Economics

(ii) Two of the following subjects: Mathematics or Further Mathematics, Geography, History, Accounting, Business Studies, Sociology, Law, Computing, one of the Languages listed in Section A or a Science Subject and Accounting.


SECTION D – TECHNICAL SIDE

At Principal Level, three subjects, being subjects included in the school course provided by the school at which the candidate is a pupil, to be chosen from Sections (i) and (ii) and including at least one subject from each Section:

(i) Design and Technology, Art and Design (including paper 6, Craft B), Dress and Textiles, Food Studies.

(ii) Mathematics or Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computing, Biology.


PART II


At Subsidiary Level, students can take any one subject which may be offered at Subsidiary Level at the Cambridge Higher School Certificate Examination, and which is included in the School course provided by the school at which the candidate is a pupil, but which has not already been offered under part I.

 

 

 

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