- The Government of the Republic of Mauritius is offering scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries.
- These scholarships are for full-time, on-campus undergraduate (diploma/degree) programs tenable in public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Mauritius.
- University of Mauritius
- University of Technology
- Mauritius Academy of Design and Innovation
- Université des Mascareignes
- Mahatma Gandhi Institute
- Rabindranath Tagore Institute
- Mauritius Institute of Training and Development
- Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd
- Mauritius Institute of Education
Field(s) of Study
- Undergraduate programs
What does the scholarship cover?
- Tuition fees and course-related costs – resident citizens of SADC countries receive MUR 100,000 annually, and those from non-SADC countries receive MUR 160,000 annually.
- A living allowance of MUR 14,200.
How many scholarships are given?
- Not stated
Which countries are targeted?
- Resident citizens of member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries
Am I Eligible to Apply?
To qualify for this scholarship, you should:
- Be a resident citizen of a member state of the African Union or African Commonwealth.
- Should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached your 26th birthday by 01 January 2024.
- Should have successfully completed secondary schooling and should satisfy the minimum grade requirements as indicated below:
- At least 21 points at GCE or HSC A Level which will be computed based on the following grades obtained in three Principal subjects: A+=10, A=9, B=8, C=7, and D=6;
- At least an overall average of 60% or an overall average equivalent to 12/20;
- Any qualification equivalent to (i) or (ii) above.
- In case the language of instruction in the qualifying examination is not English, provide a valid TOEFL test result with a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based), or valid IELTS test results with a minimum score of 5.5 or acceptable proof of English Language proficiency. Note that selected candidates will be requested to have a verbal interaction virtually before the award of the scholarship.
How do I Apply – Next Steps
- First, apply for at least one full-time on-campus program at a public HEI of your choice. This application must be made as soon as the HEIs have opened their application windows on their respective websites.
- Next, obtain a conditional offer (letter of admission) from your chosen Mauritian public HEI and submit this along with the scholarship application, or submit an acknowledgment notice from a Mauritian public HEI that the application for a seat has been made and the appropriate application fee has been paid.
- You must then submit a completed Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Application Form along with all the required documents as listed below.
- Candidates must also submit the fully completed Application Form and certified copies of the following documents as part of their application to their local Nominating Agency.
- A completed Application Form
- A certified copy of a Birth Certificate
- A certified copy of the biodata page of a passport
- Certified copies of educational certificates
- Certified copies of transcripts
- A copy of a letter of conditional offer by a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius (if available at the time of application) or a copy of an acknowledgment notice from a Mauritian public HEI that the application for a seat has been made and the appropriate application fee has been paid
- A medical certificate duly filled and signed by a registered Medical Practitioner in Section 6 of the Application Form.
- 19 May 2023 for online submissions
- 26 May 2023 for hard copy submissions
How do I get more information?
- Website – Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme