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26 Jan 2024 • Eductation

Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024 – Call for applications

Award of Scholarships by the Government of the Republic of Mauritius

The Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or 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 01 January 2025.
  2. For PhD programmes, applicants should not have reached 40 years by 01 January 2025.
  3. 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 in the appropriate Guidelines for Applicants) for academic year starting in 2024.
  4. The scholarship will be for a maximum duration as indicated in the table below or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.
SNProgramme of studiesMaximum duration
1Undergraduate DiplomaThree (3) years
2Undergraduate DegreeFour (4) years
3MPhil / PhDFour (4) years + 6 months for the transfer from MPhil to PhD
4PhDThree (3) years

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 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.

Find below a list of documents with guidelines and application forms.

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