Mauritius-Africa Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in Mauritius 2017

Mauritius-Africa Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in Mauritius , and applications are submitted till April 2017. Government of Mauritius is offering Africa scholarships for pursuing undergraduate study at public tertiary education institutions in Mauritius. Up to 50 scholarships will be awarded for a maximum of four (4) years depending on the course duration. Scholarship will cover a monthly living allowance of Rs 8,300, annual tuition fees of up to Rs 100,000 and Airfare (economy class student fare) for the most economical route at the start and end of the studies. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): Public Tertiary Education Institutions in Mauritius | Mauritius

Level: Undergraduate Studies

Field(s): Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses at public tertiary education institutions in Mauritius.

Deadline: Institution Tentative application window Website Opening Closing

  • University of Mauritius Mid Jan 2017[Opening ]  Mid Feb 2017[Closing] 
  • University of Technology, Mauritius Mid May 2017[Opening ]  Mid June 2017[Closing] 
  • Université des Mascareignes 1 Dec 2016 [Opening ]15 May 2017  [Closing] 
  • Fashion and Design Institute Feb 2017[Opening ]  March 2017[Closing]  www.fdi.m
  • Mauritius Institute of Education March 2017[Opening ]  April 2017[Closing] 
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute Mid Jan 2017[Opening ]  Mid Feb 2017[Closing] 
  • Rabindranath Tagore Institute Mid Jan 2017[Opening ]  Mid Feb 2017[Closing]

Funded By: Government of Mauritius

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Mauritius-Africa Scholarships are targeted for Students of Africa (People`s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Republic of Angola, Republic of Benin, Republic of Botswana, Burkina Faso, Republic of Burundi, Republic of Cabo Verde, Republic of Cameroon, Central African Republic, 

The Republic of Chad, Union of the Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Djibouti, Arab Republic of Egypt, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, State of Eritrea, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Gabonese Republic, Republic of the Gambia, Republic of Ghana, Republic of Guinea, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Kenya, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Liberia, Libya, Republic of Madagascar, Republic of Malawi, Republic of Mali, 

Republic of Mauritania, Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Republic of Niger, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Republic of Rwanda, Republic Arab Saharawi Democratic, Democratic Republic of sao Tome and Principe, Republic of Senegal, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of Sierra Leone, Somali Republic, Republic of South Africa, Republic of South Sudan, Republic of The Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Togolese Republic, Tunisian Republic, Republic of Uganda, Republic of Zambia and Republic of Zimbabwe). 

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: 50 Africa scholarships are awarded.

Scholarship Duration: The duration of the scholarship will be for a maximum of four (4) years depending on the course duration.

Scholarship covers: A provision of up to MUR (Mauritian Rupee) 100,000 will be allocated yearly directly to the TEI for this scholarship to meet tuition fees and related course costs (e.g. general/annual fees, miscellaneous institution fees, student’s welfare fund) and a monthly assistance of MUR 8,300 will be paid to awardees as support to meet living expenses.


‣ As a member of the SADC, COMESA and African Union, Mauritius plays a dynamic role on the African continent and cooperates with the continent with a view to, inter alia, fast tracking regional integration and sharing its experience on governance and development.

‣ In this context, the Government of Mauritius is offering Mauritius-Africa Scholarships for undergraduate studies in public tertiary education institutions in Mauritius to 50 African students in 2017.


In order to be eligible for Mauritius-Africa Scholarships , applicant must have : 

‣ passed in 3 subjects at General Certificate of Education “Advanced Level” / Cambridge International A level or at an equivalent level acceptable to the Scholarship panel; and

‣ secured a conditional offer in a fully accredited and on-campus undergraduate programme on a full-time basis at a public tertiary education institution.

‣ Candidates should be resident citizens of a member state of the African Union.

‣ Candidates should not be more than 25 years of age at the date of application

Scholarship Application Method

‣ All applications should be made through the Ministry of Education or the equivalent Ministry of the country of the applicant, on the prescribed format with the necessary supporting documents.

Call for Application

Guidelines for Applicants

- Application Form

List of Nominating Agencies

‣ After endorsement by the Ministry of Education or the equivalent Ministry, the nomination form must be sent through diplomatic channel to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of Mauritius.

‣ Documents should be submitted:

  • Application forms;
  • Birth certificate;
  • Certified copies of education certificates,
  • Transcripts of secondary school results,

  • Mark sheets relating to their qualifications,

  • Letter of conditional offer by a public tertiary education institution in Mauritius.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on April, 2017.

Institution Tentative application window Website Opening Closing

  • University of Mauritius Mid Jan 2017[Opening ]  Mid Feb 2017[Closing] 
  • University of Technology, Mauritius Mid May 2017[Opening ]  Mid June 2017[Closing] 
  • Université des Mascareignes 1 Dec 2016 [Opening ]15 May 2017  [Closing] 
  • Fashion and Design Institute Feb 2017[Opening ]  March 2017[Closing]   www.fdi.m
  • Mauritius Institute of Education March 2017[Opening ]  April 2017[Closing] 
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute Mid Jan 2017[Opening ]  Mid Feb 2017[Closing] 
  • Rabindranath Tagore Institute Mid Jan 2017[Opening ]  Mid Feb 2017[Closing]

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Mauritius-Africa Scholarships


 2017 Africa , Mauritius scholarships , Undergraduate

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