2017/2018 Fully Funded Government of Mauritius Scholarships for African Students, Mauritius

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before 31st May 2017

Eligible Countries: Only applicants from countries in the African Union

Scholarship country: Scholarships will be taken in Mauritius

Fields of Study: Please note that scholarships will 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.

Scholarship Type: Only Undergraduate programs.


  • 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 2017;
  • The scholarship will be for a maximum of four (4) years or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.
  • Nationality Candidates must be resident citizens of member states of the African Union. Mauritian nationals and foreign residents in Mauritius are NOT eligible under this Scheme.
  • 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.

Number of Scholarship: Not known.

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.

Duration of Scholarship: 4 years maximum

How to Apply:

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