Application Deadline: 22 August 2022
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:
- For undergraduate programmes, applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their
26th birthday by 22 August 2022.
- For Master’s programmes, applicants should not have reached 35 years and, for PhD programmes, applicants
should not have reached 40 years by 22 August 2022.
- 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 (listed in Section 8 in the appropriate Guidelines for
Applicants) for academic year starting in 2022.
- The scholarship will be for a maximum duration as indicated in the table below or the minimum course duration
whichever is lesser.
Programme of Studies Maximum Duration
Undergraduate Diploma Three (3) years
Undergraduate Degree Four (4) years
Master Two (2) years
MPhil / PhD Four (4) years + 6 months for the transfer from MPhil to PhD
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 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.
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 full-time on-campus studies are run.
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. 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 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
FIFTEEN (15) eligible candidates (five in each category of Undergraduate, Masters and MPhil/PhD) and submit the
duly completed application forms as per the table below:
|Intake||Deadline for electronic submission||Deadline for submission of hard copy|
|April 2022||28 February 2022||07 March 2022|
|October 2022||15 August 2022||22 August 2022|
Applications, together with supporting documents as required should be forwarded to the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius at the address mentioned below, for a final selection.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org)