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[Apply Now] Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 for African students (Undergraduate Studies)

Apply for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023

The Mauritian Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science & Technology has announced the opening of applications for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 for African students seeking for undergraduate studies in the Republic of Mauritius.
The Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries

The scholarship will be for a maximum duration as indicated in the table below or the
minimum course duration whichever is lesser.
1 Undergraduate Diploma Three (3) years
2 Undergraduate Degree Four (4) years

Scholarship provider: MauritiusGovernment
Degree Category: Bachelor’s Degree
Eligible Country: Africans
Application Closing Date: 19th May 2023

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Candidates must be resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African
    Commonwealth countries. Mauritian nationals and foreign nationals residing in Mauritius are NOT eligible to apply under this Scheme.
  • Applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th
    birthday by 01 January 2024
  • Candidates must have:
    Either
    (i). A minimum of five (5) credits at School Certificate (S.C), or General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) ‘O’ Level or International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), inclusive of a credit in English Language or acceptable evidence of proficiency in English Language
    Or
    (ii). Five (5) ‘O’ Level passes awarded by any other approved examination body deemed to be equivalent to (i) above, inclusive of a pass in English Language or acceptable evidence of
    proficiency in English Language (as per para 1.3.3 below).
  • Self-financing African students already studying in Mauritius will NOT be eligible to apply
    for the same programme level under this Scholarship Scheme

Scholarship Benefits

  • This scholarship provides for annual payment of fees and other studies-related costs (e.g. general/annual fees and miscellaneous fees, etc)
  • Total fee payable up to: SADC Countries Local Fees MUR100,000, Non-SADC Countries International Fees MUR160,000
  • A monthly living allowance of MUR 14,200 will be paid to awardees as part support to
    meet their living expenses. Students are expected to supplement this amount to cover
    the cost of living in Mauritius.
  • The scholarship 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.
  • Beneficiaries are entitled to free health care in public hospitals in Mauritius
  • Scholarships will be renewable on a yearly basis, subject to successful completion of the
    previous year of study and subsequent enrolment into the following year

Required Documents

• Completed Application Form
• Certified copy of Birth Certificate
• Certified copy of biodata page of passport
• Certified copies of educational certificates
• Certified copies of transcripts
• Medical certificate

Application Process

Interested applicants are to check the official website for the proper Application procedures. Visit the official announcement page for more details. To start your application, Click the apply now button below.

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