In a statement Wednesday afternoon to Le Matinal, Jayen Teerovengaden, Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Education, said that the list of beneficiaries is ready and it will be released on Thursday or Friday at the latest. He argues that the preparation of this list took some time for the officers of the Department of Social Security had to check and double check against the veracity of the documents submitted by the parents of those who are enrolled in this new project.
Indeed, according to the formula developed by the government, 16 of the 24 scholarships will be awarded to candidates ranked in the top HSC exams 500 and whose family income does not exceed Rs 12,000 per month. While the other eight scholarships will be allocated on the basis of the results in any industry, but candidates whose family income does not exceed Rs 6200 per month.
11,817 Mauritius and Rodrigues students took part in the final exams of HSC. The results were announced on 4 February with the announcement, at first, 44 students.