Community Journalism: Basic Principles for Effective Storytelling

This course identifies the principles of journalism and how to ethically and effectively share stories and information with your community. The course will look at how to responsibly gather information from reliable sources, how to ethically collect and disseminate information, what tools are available to community journalists, and what the best practices are when telling …

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2022-2023 FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT PROGRAM

U.S. EMBASSY MAURITIUS AND SEYCHELLES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2021 The Embassy of the United States of America to Mauritius and Seychelles is accepting applications from qualified Mauritian and Seychellois citizens only for the 2022-2023 Fulbright Foreign Student Program. Grantees will be funded for up to two years of degree study. Students accepted …

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EducationUSA 2020-2021 Resources

The U.S. Embassy for Mauritius and Seychelles organized a series of virtual events for International Education Week 2020 from November 16 to 19 to provide information to students interested in applying to American universities. Ambassador David Reimer opened the week with a video message on Facebook.  He said, “studying abroad is a life changing experience, …

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2019 English Language Learning and Teaching (ELLT) Conference in Mauritius

The Embassy of the United States of America, the Regional English Language Office Southern Africa, the English Language Fellow Program and the English Speaking Union are hosting the second annual English Learning and Teaching (ELLT) Conference in Mauritius. The theme of the conference, happening on Saturday August 24th, 2019, is  “Creative Teaching and Learning”. This …

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Fine Arts Students Sketch in the Gardens of Macarty House

On March 18, 2019 Ambassador Reimer opened his residence to the fine arts students of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) for a viewing of his “Art in Embassies” collection, “one of the biggest american modern art collection in Africa.” Inspired by the collection, the students sketched in the gardens of Macarty House led by their …

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EducationUSA to Host Several Workshops in November

The EducationUSA adviser is running several sessions at the U.S. Embassy for students during the month of November. If you are interested in any one of the below, send an email to MaherallyIM@state.gov to confirm your attendance or call at 202-4453. There are also skype sessions with admissions officers of U.S. universities. This is an opportunity to learn …

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The International Writing Program Women’s Creative Mentorship Program

The International Writing Program Women’s Creative Mentorship Program Call for Applications from Young Emerging Mauritian Female Writers Deadline: January 1, 2019   The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce a brand new initiative, the International Writing Program (IWP) Women’s Creative Mentorship Program. Working in collaboration with the Department of State’s …

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International Writing Program

Call for applications 2018 Fall Residency with the International Writing Program Deadline: March 28, 2018 Note: Open to citizens of Mauritius, Rodrigues and Seychelles only   The Embassy of the United States of America to Mauritius and Seychelles is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2018 International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency, …

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Sports Envoy Kelsey Perlman Highlights Gender Equality and Cohesion in Mauritius Through Soccer

Africa Regional Services’ Soccer Envoy Kelsey Perlman had a stellar week-long program in Mauritius from July 30-August 6.   Kelsey’s program kicked off on July 30, where at the invitation of our partners and collaborators – the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Mauritius Football Association – she attended the final of the Council of …

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Education USA Pre-Departure Orientation Program

Wednesday July 19, 2017 – Macarty House, Vacoas Each year, the U.S. Embassy sponsors its Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) program for all students who have been accepted into undergraduate/graduate programs at various universities and colleges in the United States that start that Fall, including Fulbright and Humphrey Exchange participants.  The PDO is hosted by the Embassy’s …

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Once Upon a Time… Dasha Kelly Hamilton Was in Mauritius!

From a creative writing class with authors to a talk with NGOs on how to help children express their emotions through art to discussing the creative industry with entrepreneurs, spoken word artist, writer and social entrepreneur Dasha Kelly Hamilton had a busy schedule during her stay in Mauritius.

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Apply for the EducationUSA Academy 2017

Thinking of applying to a short-term academic program in a U.S. college or university? The EducationUSA Academy will hold its 2017 summer session during the months of June, July, and August. The Academy provides international youth aged 15-17 with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to submit strong applications for future admission to colleges and …

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