The Government of Mauritius is delighted to introduce the prestigious Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme for the 2023/24 academic session. This remarkable opportunity aims to provide deserving students, who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries, with the means to pursue their educational dreams. By offering full funding for undergraduate, Masters, and PhD studies at esteemed public Higher Education Institutions in Mauritius, this scholarship presents an exceptional chance for African students to unlock their potential and thrive in their academic pursuits.
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Mauritius
- Scholarship Type: Full Funding
- Host Institution(s): Higher Education Institutions in Mauritius
- Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship benefits
- Number of Awards: Several
- Study Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
- Nationality: Africans
Eligibility Criteria for Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023
To be considered for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by 01 January 2024.
- Applicants must have already applied for a full-time on-campus undergraduate programme (Diploma or Degree) at a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius, as listed in Section 8 of the appropriate Guidelines for Applicants, for the academic year commencing in 2023.
- Applicants should not have reached 40 years of age by 01 January 2024.
- Applicants must have already applied for a full-time on-campus PhD programme at a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius, as listed in Section 8 of the appropriate Guidelines for Applicants, for the academic year commencing in 2023.
- All applicants must complete the application form and submit all the required documents.
- The application form, provided on the official website, must be duly filled-in to be considered.
- The Nominating Agency in the applicant’s country of citizenship must endorse and complete the designated section of the application form.
- It is mandatory for applicants to apply for the scholarship solely through the Nominating Agency responsible for processing scholarships in their country of citizenship.
- The Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius must receive the applications, along with the necessary supporting documents, at the address mentioned below:
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: [email protected])
Please note that the application deadline for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 is 15 May, 2023.
The Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 offers a range of benefits to ensure that scholars can focus on their studies and make the most of their academic journey. The scholarship includes the following provisions:
- Tuition Fees: The scheme covers the full cost of tuition fees for the duration of the program.
- Support for Living Expenses: Scholars will receive financial assistance to cover their living expenses during their studies, ensuring a comfortable and conducive environment for learning.
- Airfare Ticket: The scholarship provides a round-trip airfare ticket to and from Mauritius, facilitating seamless travel arrangements for successful applicants.
How to Apply for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023
Applying for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 is a straightforward process. Interested applicants are required to follow these steps:
- Complete the Application Form: Applicants must fill out the application form provided on the official website.
- Compile Required Documents: Ensure that all necessary supporting documents are gathered and ready for submission.
- Nominating Agency Endorsement: The designated section of the application form must be endorsed and completed by the Nominating Agency in the applicant’s country of citizenship.
- Submit Application: Forward the completed application form, along with the supporting documents, to the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius, using the address provided earlier.
For further details and to access the application form, interested candidates are advised to visit the official website of the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme.
Invest in your future and seize this incredible opportunity to enhance your academic journey with the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023. Empower yourself with world-class education in a vibrant and diverse cultural setting, and unlock a future brimming with possibilities. Apply today and embark on a transformative learning experience that will shape your future success.