Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2016


Award of Scholarships by the Government of the Republic of Mauritius
to Students of African Union member states

Award of Scholarships by the Government of the Republic of Mauritiusto Students of African Union member states


Higher Education is one of the key elements of growth and social development in Africa. As part of its commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research on behalf of the Government of Mauritius, is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union.

Candidates should be between 18 years and 25 years of age by the closing date, and must have applied for full-time on-campus undergraduate studies at any public Tertiary Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2016. The duration of the award will be up to four (4) years.

The Scholarship will support successful candidates in meeting tuition fees and contribute to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius. Furthermore, the airfare from and back to the country of origin of the student will be covered. 


The following documents are available for download in attachment below

1. Call for Application

2. Guidelines for Applicants

3. Application Form


The detailed Guidelines for applications for the Scholarship can also be obtained from the Ministry’s website: