As part of its commitment to foster capacity-building at high level across the continent, Mauritius is offering Africa Scholarships for the 2022/2023 academic year.
The Government of Mauritius is granting scholarships to talented students who are permanent residents of African Union or African Commonwealth member nations, according to the requirements listed below.
- Type: Postgraduate
- Organisation: Government of Mauritius
- Country to study: Not specified
- Course to study: Not specified
- Gender: Men and Women
- Application Deadline: October 30, 2022
About Government of Mauritius
The goal of the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology is to ensure that all students have the opportunity to pursue and complete higher secondary education for employability, as well as higher and further education and training, with the necessary maturity and self-assurance.
To create Mauritius an intelligent island, a Knowledge Hub for the Region, and a Centre of Excellence for Higher Learning. To develop the next generation of forward-thinking and inventive leaders who will contribute to the transformation of the Republic of Mauritius into a rich, high-ranking nation.
Maintain current and inspiring conditions for Mauritius to be recognized as a significant regional and continental education hub.
Aim and Benefits of Mauritius Africa Scholarships
The Scholarship will help the chosen applicants pay their tuition and cover some of their living expenses while they are studying in Mauritius. Additionally, there will be coverage for airfare on the most practical route from the country of origin at the start of the studies to the country of origin at the conclusion of the studies.
This is applicable for both initial study-related travel from the country of origin and return travel after the studies have been successfully completed.
Requirements for Mauritius Africa Scholarships Qualification
- A candidate for a Mauritius Africa Scholarship must be at least 18 years old and not yet 26 at the time of application.
- A candidate for a Master’s program must not yet be 35 years old.
- A candidate for a PhD program must not yet be 45 years old by the time time of application.
The scholarship will last for a maximum of four (4) years or the minimum course duration, whichever is less.
- Applicants must have applied for full-time on-campus study at any public Tertiary Education Institution in Mauritius for the academic year beginning in 2022.
- Qualification entry requirements
- Candidates for Mauritius Africa Scholarships must have completed their secondary education successfully and meet the minimum grade standards listed below in order to be eligible: I 24 points at GCE A-Level, which are calculated based on the grades of A+=10, A=9, B=8, C=7, D=6, & E=5 in three principal subjects; (ii) at least a 70 percent overall average or a 14/20 overall average; or (iii) criteria that are similar to I or (ii) above.
- The candidate must present a valid TOEFL or IELTS test result with a minimum score of not less than 550 or 5.5, respectively, or an adequate proof of English language proficiency if the qualifying examination’s medium of instruction is not English.
- Candidates with an undergraduate degree in hand already ARE NOT ELIGIBLE for this scholarship program.
- Candidates who are currently self-financing their education in Mauritius are ineligible for this scholarship program.
How to Apply
Applications should be sent to the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius at the address listed below, where a final decision will be made.
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.
Republic of Mauritius (Email: [email protected])
Intake Deadline for electronic submission Deadline for submission of hard copy
April 2022: 28th February 2022 7th March 2022
October 2022 15th August 2022 22nd August 2022
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