Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2020 – Call for Applications

Deadline: ongoing
Open to: students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African Commonwealth countries
Benefits: the scholarship will support successful candidates in meeting their tuition fees and in contributing to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius

Description

The Government of the Republic of Mauritius is offering scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African Commonwealth countries for full-time, on-campus undergraduate (diploma/degree) and postgraduate programmes tenable in public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Mauritius.

Eligibility

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:

1. For undergraduate programmes, applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by the closing date of application.

2. For Master’s programmes, applicants should not have reached 35 years and, for PhD programmes, applicants should not have reached 40 years by the closing date of application.

3. Applicants must have already applied for a full-time on-campus programme (Diploma, Degree, Master’s or PhD) at a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius (listed in Section 8 in the Guidelines for Applicants) for academic year starting in 2020.

4. The scholarship will be for a maximum duration as indicated in the table below or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.

Benefits

The Scholarship will support successful candidates in meeting their tuition fees and in contributing to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius. Furthermore, 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.

How to Apply?

The duly completed application forms should be submitted through the Nominating Agency of the respective countries

In order to apply and for more information please check the official web page.