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Government of Mauritius African Students Scholarship 2018/2019 and How to Apply

The government of Mauritius is delighted to invite applications from interested candidates to apply for the African Students Government of Mauritius Scholarships 2018/2019, eligible African scholars are by this notice invited to apply for this program



Fields of Study: 

Scholarships shall NOT be awarded for:

  • Top-up degree programmes;
  • Foundation programmes;
  • Part-time courses;
  • Distance Education programmes;
  • Mixed modes (distance and on-campus learning);
  • Non accredited courses; or
  • Postgraduate programmes.

Value of Scholarship: 

The Scholarship will support successful candidates in meeting tuition fees and contribute to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius. Furthermore, the airfare, by the most economical route, from the country of origin at the beginning of studies and back to the country of origin at the end of the studies will be covered. 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.

Eligible Countries:

Countries in the African Union or African Commonwealth countries.

To be taken at (country): 



  • Applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday at the closing date of application;
  • Applicants must have applied for full-time on-campus undergraduate studies at any public Tertiary Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2018;
  • The scholarship will be for a maximum of four (4) years or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.

Qualification entry requirements

  • Candidates should have successfully completed end of secondary school to be eligible and should satisfy the minimum grade requirements as indicated below: : (i) 24 points at GCE A – Level which will be computed on the basis of the following grades obtained in three Principal subjects: A+=10, A=9, B=8, C=7, D=6 & E=5; OR (ii) at least an overall average of 70% or an overall average of, 14/20; OR (iii) criteria equivalent to (i) or (ii) above.
  • In case the language of instruction is not English in the qualifying examination, the candidate will have to provide a valid TOEFL or IELTS test results with a minimum score not less than 550 or 5.5 respectively, or an appropriate proof of English Language proficiency.
  • Candidates who are already holders of an undergraduate degree will NOT be eligible under this scholarship scheme.
  • Self-financing candidates already studying in Mauritius in an undergraduate programme will NOT be eligible under this Scholarship scheme.

How to Apply

Click Here to Apply

It is important to go through the Scholarship Webpage for application instructions before applying.

Application Deadlines: 

  • Electronic application to be submitted: 16th April 2018
  • Hard copies to be submitted: 2nd May 2018

Click Here to visit scholarship webpage for details

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