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Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships 2021/2022 for African Students

 As part of its commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African Commonwealth countries as per the following criteria below

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About Government of Mauritius

The Objective of the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology is to ensure that all students are given the opportunity to embark on and complete higher secondary education for employability and higher and further education and training with the required maturity and confidence. To make Mauritius an intelligent island, a Knowledge Hub to serve the Region and a Centre for Higher Learning and Excellence. To create the next generation of forward-looking and innovative leaders contributing to the transformation of the Republic of Mauritius into a high ranking, prosper... read more


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Government of Mauritius Undergraduate Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of Government of Mauritius Undergraduate Scholarship

The Scholarship will support successful candidates in meeting tuition fees and contribute to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius. Furthermore, the airfare, by the most economical route, from the country of origin at the beginning of studies and back to the country of origin at the end of the studies will be covered. 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.


Requirements for Government of Mauritius Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification

  1. Applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday at the closing date of application;
  2. Applicants must have applied for full-time on-campus studies at any public Tertiary Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2021;
  3. The scholarship will be for a maximum of four (4) years or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.
  4. Qualification entry requirements
    1. Candidates should have successfully completed end of secondary school to be eligible and should satisfy the minimum grade requirements as indicated below: : (i) 24 points at GCE A – Level which will be computed on the basis of the following grades obtained in three Principal subjects: A+=10, A=9, B=8, C=7, D=6 & E=5; OR (ii) at least an overall average of 70% or an overall average of, 14/20; OR (iii) criteria equivalent to (i) or (ii) above.
    2. In case the language of instruction is not English in the qualifying examination, the candidate will have to provide a valid TOEFL or IELTS test results with a minimum score not less than 550 or 5.5 respectively, or an appropriate proof of English Language proficiency.
  5. Candidates who are already holders of an undergraduate degree will NOT be eligible under this scholarship scheme.
  6. Self-financing candidates already studying in Mauritius in will NOT be eligible under this Scholarship scheme.

Duration of Scholarship: 

  1. Undergraduate Diploma Three (3) years
  2. Undergraduate Degree Four (4) years

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Application Deadline

June 11, 2021

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Government of Mauritius Postgraduate Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of Government of Mauritius Postgraduate Scholarship

The Scholarship will support successful candidates in meeting tuition fees and contribute to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius. Furthermore, the airfare, by the most economical route, from the country of origin at the beginning of studies and back to the country of origin at the end of the studies will be covered. 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.


Requirements for Government of Mauritius Postgraduate Scholarship Qualification

  1. For Master’s programmes, applicants should not have reached 35 years and,
  2. for PhD programmes, applicants should not have reached 45 years by the closing date of application
  3. Applicants must have applied for full-time on-campus studies at any public Tertiary Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2021;
  4. The scholarship will be for a maximum of four (4) years or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.
  5. Qualification entry requirements
    1. Candidates should have successfully completed end of secondary school to be eligible and should satisfy the minimum grade requirements as indicated below: : (i) 24 points at GCE A – Level which will be computed on the basis of the following grades obtained in three Principal subjects: A+=10, A=9, B=8, C=7, D=6 & E=5; OR (ii) at least an overall average of 70% or an overall average of, 14/20; OR (iii) criteria equivalent to (i) or (ii) above.
    2. In case the language of instruction is not English in the qualifying examination, the candidate will have to provide a valid TOEFL or IELTS test results with a minimum score not less than 550 or 5.5 respectively, or an appropriate proof of English Language proficiency.
  6. Self-financing candidates already studying in Mauritius in will NOT be eligible under this Scholarship scheme.

Duration of Scholarship: 

  1. Master’s Two (2) years
  2. PhD Three (3) years

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Documents Required for Application

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:

  1. Birth Certificate;
  2. Relevant educational certificates and transcripts;
  3. Medical certificate to be filled and stamped by a registered medical practitioner in Section 6 of the Application Form;
  4. Copy of passport biodata page, if available.
  5. A study plan.


Application Deadline

June 11, 2021


How to Apply

  1. Guidelines for Applicants – Diploma and Undergraduate Degree click here
  2. Guidelines for Applicants – Masters Progra??mmes? click here
  3. Application Form Undergraduate Programmes Click here
  4. Application Form Postgraduate Programmes? click here

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