Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship 2022-2023

The application call for the Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year is  now open. The Mauritius Scholarship is awarded to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African Commonwealth countries.

Winner of the Scholarship are given a chance to study Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD degree programs at Mauritius Universities. The Mauritius Government Scholarship for International students is open for full  time studies for the normal duration of the candidate’s program.

Since in  Mauritius only vaccinated students are granted to higher education Institutions, successful candidates will have to be vaccinated prior to coming to Mauritius. For successful candidate who cannot for medical purposes be vaccinated they will be required to produce duly certificated medical certificates.

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Program Details

  • Host Institutions: Public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Mauritius
  • Field of study: Available fields at Mauritius Higher Education Institutions
  • Number of Awards: Up to 15 Candidates per country will be nominated (five in each category of Undergraduate, Masters and M.Phil/PhD)
  • Duration: Undergraduate Diploma (3 years) Undergraduate degree (4 Years) Master’s degree (2 years) M.Phil/PhD (4 years  & 6 months) and PhD (3 years)
  • Target group: open to citizens of member states of the African Union and the African Common wealth countries.

Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship Benefits

The Mauritius scholarship for African students will support successful candidates in meeting their tuition fees and in contributing to their living expenses during their studies period. Furthermore, this scholarship to study in Africa also covers a return airfare by the most economical route. This will be valid for travel from the country of origin at the beginning of the studies and back to the country of origin upon successful completion of studies.

Public Higher Education Institutions Admitting students for Mauritius Scholarship

Below is the list of public Higher Education Institutions admitting international students under the Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship program.

Undergraduate Program Public HEIs

  • University of Mauritius
  • University of Technology, Mauritius
  • Fashion and Design Institute
  • open University of Mauritius
  • Universite des Mascareignes
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute
  • Rabindranath Tagore Institute
  • Mauritius Institute of Training and Development
  • Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd.

Postgraduate Programme Public HEIs

  • University of Mauritius
  • University of Technology, Mauritius
  • Universite des Mascareignes
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute
  • Rabindranath Tagore Institute

Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship Eligibility

To qualify for the Mauritius scholarship for African students, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen of member states of the African Union or the African Commonwealth countries;
  2. Undergraduate applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by August 22, 2022.
  3. Master’s degree applicants should not have reached 35 years by August 22, 2022
  4. PhD programs applicants should have less than 40 years by August 22, 2022.
  5. Applicants must have already applied for a full-time on-campus program (Diploma, Degree, Master’s or PhD) at a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2022.

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Mauritius Scholarship Application Instructions

To apply for this Government Scholarship, applicant must follow steps below,

1. Applied for at least one full-time on-campus program at a public HEI of their choice. An applicant may either,

  • Obtain a conditional offer (letter of admission) from their chosen Mauritian public HEI and submit this along with the scholarship application: OR
  • Submit an acknowledgement notice from a Mauritian public HEI that the application for a seat has been made and the appropriate application fee has been paid. The application fee shall be refunded to successful applicants.

2. Additionally, application for postgraduate program must be accompanied by a study/research plan and, for MPhil/PhD, the name of the proposed supervisor(s) in Mauritius.

3. Download, fill in electronically, printed and sign the Mauritius scholarship application form (For Undergraduate applicants), (For Postgraduate applicants).

4. Submit the completed Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Application Form along with required documents to their respective Nominating Agencies. This should be done by deadlines setup by local Nominating Agencies.

5. Nominating Agencies of each country will nominate up to 15 candidates and transmit their application to the following address:

The Senior Chief Executive,
Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology
(Attn: Tertiary Education and Scientific Research Division)
Level 2, MITD House, Pont Fer, Phoenix 73544.
Republic of Mauritius (Email: studymauritius@govmu.org)

Required Documents

  • Completed Mauritius scholarship application form
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  • Certified copy of bio-data page of passport (if available)
  • Certified copies of educational certificates
  • Certified copies of transcripts
  • Copy of letter of conditional offer by a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius (if available at time of application) OR copy of acknowledgement notice from a Mauritian public HEI that the application for a seat has been made and the appropriate application fee has been paid
  • Medical certificate to be duly filled and signed by a registered Medical Practitioner in Section 6 of the Application Form. This should be appropriately stamped
  • Study/Research plan for candidates opting for a Master’s and doctoral study
  • Supporting statement from a named supervisor from a University in Mauritius for PhD candidates
  • National Endorsement Form​ (Click here to download).

For April 2022 intake, the deadline for electronic submission is  and  for hard copy submission. The deadline for the second round (October 2022 intake) is  and  for hard copy submission.

Candidates must contact their Nominating Agencies to get precise information about application procedures and internal deadlines.

To know more or to apply the Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship, please visit the official page given below,

OFFICIAL LINK

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