Application Deadline: June 30 2014
The Government of Mauritius is offering scholarships for undergraduate studies in public tertiary education institutions in Mauritius to 50 deserving African students in 2014.
The Scholarship will cover:
(i) a monthly living allowance of Rs 8,300 (USD 266 approx.),
(ii) tuition fees up to Rs 100,000 (USD 3205 approx.) yearly, and
(iii) airfare (economy class) by the most economical route to and from Mauritius at the start and the end of the studies.
The duration of the scholarship will be for a maximum of four (4) years depending on the course duration.
Students must have:-
a) 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
b) 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.
Scholarships shall not be awarded for:
(i) top-up degree programmes;
(ii) foundation programmes; and
(iii) mixed modes (distance and on-campus learning)
Candidates should not be more than 25 years of age at the date of application.
Procedure for submitting applications
Candidates should submit their application forms and a copy of the following documents –
(i) birth certificate
(ii) certified copies of certificates,
(iii) transcripts of secondary school results,
(iv) mark sheets relating to their qualifications,
(v) their letter of conditional offer by a public tertiary education institution in Mauritius.
LIST OF PUBLIC TERTIARY EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS in Mauritius
1. University of Mauritius – www.uom.ac.mu
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. 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.
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