The esteemed Government of Mauritius takes great delight in unveiling the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme, designed specifically for meritorious students who hold citizenship and reside in member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth nations. This remarkable scholarship initiative aims to support students pursuing their educational aspirations during the 2023/24 academic session.
The scholarship encompasses a broad spectrum, welcoming applications for undergraduate, Masters, and PhD studies. Aspiring scholars have the opportunity to enroll in full-time on-campus programs at esteemed public Higher Education Institutions in Mauritius, ensuring an enriching and immersive learning experience.
Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to seize this exceptional chance to further their education and embark on a transformative academic journey in Mauritius. The government’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering international collaboration stands as a testament to the significance it places on education and the betterment of Africa’s future.
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Mauritius
- Scholarship Type: Full Funding
- Host Institution(s): Higher Education Institutions in Mauritius
- Scholarship Worth: Detailed scholarship benefits available upon application
- Number of Awards: Multiple scholarships available
- Study Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
- Nationality: Open to African citizens from member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries.
To be eligible for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- For undergraduate programmes, applicants should be aged above 18 years and should 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, listed in Section 8 of the appropriate Guidelines for Applicants, with the academic year starting in 2023.
- The scholarship duration will be for a maximum period as indicated in the table (refer to the Call for Applications) or the minimum course duration, whichever is lesser.
The Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme for 2023 offers comprehensive financial support to deserving students. The scheme covers the following aspects:
- Tuition Fees: The scholarship covers the full tuition fees for the chosen program of study at a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius. This ensures that recipients can focus on their academics without the burden of tuition expenses.
- Support for Living Expenses: In addition to covering tuition fees, the scholarship provides financial assistance to support the living expenses of the selected students. This support helps cover accommodation costs, meals, transportation, and other essential living expenses during the period of study in Mauritius.
- Airfare Ticket: The scholarship includes an airfare ticket that facilitates the students’ travel to and from Mauritius. This ensures that recipients can easily reach their designated Higher Education Institution without financial strain.
By providing these vital components, the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme strives to create an enabling environment for students to pursue their academic aspirations without financial constraints, fostering a conducive learning experience in Mauritius.
To apply for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023, interested applicants need to follow these steps:
- Complete Application Form: Applicants must fill in the official application form provided for the scholarship. All required details should be accurately provided.
- Submission through Nominating Agency: The application form includes a designated section that must be endorsed and completed by the Nominating Agency in the applicant’s country of citizenship. This agency is responsible for processing scholarships in that country.
- Sole Application Route: All applications for this scholarship scheme must be made exclusively through the Nominating Agency in the applicant’s country of citizenship.
- Submit Supporting Documents: Along with the completed application form, applicants must include all necessary supporting documents as required by the scholarship guidelines.
- Forward Application: Once the application form and supporting documents are ready, they should be forwarded to the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius. The address for submission will be provided by the Ministry.
By following these application procedures, potential candidates can apply for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 and stand a chance to benefit from the excellent educational opportunities offered by the scholarship.
To the Senior Chief Executive,
Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology
(Attention: Tertiary Education and Scientific Research Division)
Address: Level 2, MITD House, Pont Fer, Phoenix 73544.
Republic of Mauritius
Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: Not specified