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 criteria (below). The 2023 application phase of the Government of Mauritius scholarships for Africans is now open.
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.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Government of Mauritius
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships
Host Institution(s): The Government of Mauritius
Scholarship Worth: Full Funding (Amount not stated)
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
Nationality: International Students
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Eligibility Criteria | Government of Mauritius Scholarships 2023
- For undergraduate programmes, applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by 01 January 2024.
- For Master’s programmes, applicants should not have reached 35 years and, for PhD programmes, applicants should not have reached 40 years by 01 January 2024.
- 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 2023.
- The scholarship will be for a maximum duration as indicated in the table below or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.
- Undergraduate Diploma: Three (3) years
- Undergraduate Degree: Four (4) years
- Masters: Two (2) years
- MPhil / PhD: Four (4) years + 6 months for the transfer from MPhil to PhD
- PhD: Three (3) years
How-to-Apply: Application for the the Government of Mauritius scholarships are to be submitted electronically. The following documents are available for download from the following websites: and
- 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
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)
Application Deadline: May 26, 2023