The Government of Mauritius takes great pleasure in introducing the prestigious “Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme” for the academic session of 2023/24. This esteemed scholarship is specifically designed to support and empower exceptional students hailing from member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries who are also proud citizens of Mauritius.
The scholarship offers a remarkable chance for deserving candidates to pursue their academic dreams at the undergraduate, Masters, and PhD levels. To be eligible for this opportunity, students must enroll in full-time on-campus programs at any public Higher Education Institution within Mauritius.
This initiative is a testament to Mauritius’ commitment to fostering education and collaboration across the African continent. By encouraging talented individuals to seize this opportunity, the government aims to enhance the region’s human capital and promote academic excellence.
Prospective applicants are highly encouraged to grasp this golden opportunity and make the most of the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme to further their education and contribute to the growth and development of Africa.
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Mauritius
- Scholarship Type: Full Funding
- Host Institution(s): Higher Education Institutions in Mauritius
- Scholarship Worth: As per Scholarship benefits (details not provided in the original text)
- Number of Awards: Several
- Study Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
- Nationality: Africans
To be eligible for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- For undergraduate programmes, applicants should be above 18 years of age and must not have reached their 26th birthday by 01 January 2024.
- For PhD programmes, applicants should not have reached 40 years of age by 01 January 2024.
- Applicants must have already applied for a full-time on-campus programme (Diploma, Degree, MPhil, or PhD) at a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius. The eligible institutions can be found in Section 8 of the appropriate Guidelines for Applicants, and the academic year should commence in 2023.
- The scholarship duration will be for a maximum period as specified in the table provided in the Call for Applications or the minimum duration required for the course, whichever is lesser.
The Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme includes the following provisions:
- Coverage of tuition fees.
- Financial support for living expenses.
- Round-trip airfare to and from Mauritius.