Deadline: 30 April 2021 – for eSubmission, 14 May for Hardcopy Submission.
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:
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 40 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 (listed in Section 8 in the Guidelines for Applicants) for academic year starting in 2021.
4. The scholarship will be for a maximum duration as indicated in the details below or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.
Undergraduate Diploma : Three (3) years
Undergraduate Degree Master : Four (4) years
MPhil / PhD : Two (2) years
PhD : Four (4) years + 6 months
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.