2014/2015 IDRC Masters Scholarship at the University of Mauritius

2014/2015 IDRC Masters Scholarship at the University of Mauritius

Deadline: March 30, 2014

The University of Mauritius Trust, in partnership with the International Development Research Centre ( IDRC) invites interested candidates to apply for the Master of Science in Social Protection Financing. The intensive one-year degree program is designed to equip social security managers and financial specialists to meet the challenges of financing national social protection programs.

The University of Mauritius (UoM) will award a number of scholarships to successful applicants to the 2014-2015 program which will begin in August 2014.


They will cover:

  • travel,
  • tuition,
  • living expenses
  • medical coverage during the duration of the program,


  • The scholarships are open to students from a sub-Saharan African country.

Application criteria:

  • Priority for admission will be given to serving officials from African social security institutions and ministries (managers, actuaries, financial and policy analysts), and from organizations representing African workers and employers.
  • Applicants outside the continent and with other professional and institutional backgrounds will also be considered.

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