Francois Sockalingum Award
August 13, 2015
Francois Sockalingum Award 2015
The Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, in collaboration with the National Council for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons Board (NCRD) organized the 23rd edition of the Francois Sockalingum Award on Wednesday 5 August at the Social Security House, Rose Hill.
The FSA Award is a scholarship scheme for students with disabilities who have passed their CPE and are pursuing their secondary studies. They receive a monthly stipend of Rs 750. This year 11 new beneficiaries were selected and received a cheque of Rs 6,000 from Hon (Mrs) Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo. 7 students with disabilities who have passed their SC and HSC exams respectively received a gift to encourage them to do their best.