Government of the Republic of Mauritius scholarships for African students

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 45 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 for academic year starting in 2019.

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

1.Undergraduate Diploma : Three (3) years

2.Undergraduate Degree Four (4) years

3.Master’s Two (2) years

4.PhD Three (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 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.

The following documents are available for download from the Ministry’s website (

I. Guidelines for Applicants : This document contains important information regarding the conditions attached to the scholarship, the application procedure, and a list of public Higher Education Institutions in Mauritius where the applicants must have applied for full-time on-campus studies.

II. Application Form (Applicants are invited to fill in the form electronically before printing) : Application for the scholarship can only be made on the application form, duly filled-in. Section 5 of the application form should be endorsed and completed by the Nominating Agency in the country of citizenship of the applicant. Applications which are not made through the Nominating Agency of the respective countries will not be entertained. An application under this Scheme is to be made solely through the Nominating Agency responsible for the processing of scholarships in the country of citizenship of the applicant. Such a Nominating Agency, which may typically be part of the Ministry of Education in the country of the applicant, will then shortlist and endorse the applications of a maximum of ten (10) nominated candidates (indicating clearly the level of studies for each nominated candidate) and submit the duly completed application forms for the two intakes of 2019.

All documents to be submitted to the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research of Mauritius at the address mentioned below for a final selection.

The Senior Chief Executive,

Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research (Attn: Tertiary Education and Scientific Research Division)

MITD House, Pont Fer, Phoenix 73544.

Republic of Mauritius (Email: ) December 2018

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  1. Dear moderator,
    This one is a scam according to REB and dates.
    Cross check before you publish.. just for future reference..

    • Dear Miltan, These scholarships are not scams. You should check the official website of Mauritius Ministry of Education and human ressources.


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