Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships

The Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships for African Students is inviting applications for students who want to study Undergraduate, Master or PhD level courses during the 2024/2025 semester. 

Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships

About Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships

The Mauritius Government is providing financial aid to well-deserving students from countries under the African Union umbrella or African Commonwealth Member States.

This scholarship was created in a bid to promote capacity-building across the continent.

Eligible Countries

Countries eligible for the Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships must be African Union Member States.

Candidate must be a student of any school in Mauritius.

Type of Scholarship

This scholarship covers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Duration of Scholarship

The duration of the Government of Mauritius Scholarships varies depending on the level of the degree program.

It varies as follows;

  • Undergraduate Diploma Three (3) years
  • Undergraduate Degree Four (4) years
  • Master’s Two (2) years
  • PhD Three (3) years

Value of the Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships

The scholarship provides successful candidates with the following benefits;

  • Tuition Fees
  • Living allowances
  • Airfare Ticket (To and Fro country of origin)

Eligibility Criteria

For candidates to be eligible for this scholarship, they must meet up with the following criteria;

  • Candidate must be up to 18 years of age and not more than 26 years old at the close of applications.
  • Master’s candidates must not be over 35 years at the point of application.
  • Doctorate candidates must not be over 45 years at the close of applications.
  • Candidate must apply for full-time admission into any higher institution in Mauritius for the 2024 academic year.
  • Candidate must meet the minimum grade point for the qualifying exams stated by the Mauritius school.
  • TOEFL/IELTS is optional depending.
  • Candidates must not have an undergraduate degree.
  • Candidates already sponsoring their education in Mauritius are not eligible for this scholarship.

Application Process

All the required documents should be sent to the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius via their email; studymauritius@govmu.org.

All hard copies of documents should be sent to this address;

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.

Intake Deadline for electronic submission Deadline for submission of hard copy;

  • April 2024: 28th February 2024 – 7th March 2024
  • October 2024: 15th August 2024 – 22nd August 2024

Conclusion

Students from Commonwealth member state looking for an opportunity to study in Mauritius but have limited finances should make good use of this opportunity.

The Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarships was created to help African students fulfil their dreams of impacting their home country through advanced learning.

Application for this scholarship will be closing soon; share with your friends in other countries looking for an opportunity to study in Mauritius.

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