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Mauritius - Africa Scholarship

Mauritius Scholarship

The Department of Higher Education and Training is responsible for the nomination of South Africans for this scholarship. The below information is for South African applicants only. 

MAURITIUS: Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2020

Programme outline

As part of a commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African Commonwealth countries for full-time, on-campus undergraduate and postgraduate programmes tenable in public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Mauritius.

Applicants from other countries should contact their government or local representative of the Government of Mauritius for information on how they can apply.

Degree level

Bachelor's
Master's
PhD

Deadlines

There are two intakes for the 2020 academic year and are indicated below:

Intake date (start of identified programme)

Deadline for submission of scholarship application to DHET

March 2020

31 January 2020

August 2020

25 March 2020

Who can apply?

General criteria

  • -    South African citizens in good health and with a strong academic record;
    -    Candidates must have an interest in studying in Mauritius and demonstrate a commitment
         to the development of South Africa;
    -    Candidates must be available to study in Mauritius at the start of their academic programme
         in 2020;
    -    All applicants must meet the entry criteria for their selected programme in Mauritius;
    -    All applicants must meet the minimum academic requirement for entry into a similar
         programme at a South African university;
    -    All candidates must have proficiency in English
    -    Not be in receipt of a scholarship from any other public source in Mauritius

Undergraduate scholarship applicants

  • -    Must have successfully completed National Senior Certificate with a Bachelor's pass and a minimum of 65% average mark achieved, excluding Life Orientation subject
    -    Applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday at the closing date of application;
    -    Applicants must have already applied for full-time on-campus undergraduate studies at any public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2020;

Master's scholarship applicants

  • -    Master's applicants must have completed an Honour's degree with a minimum of 65% average mark achieved;
    -    Applicants should not have reached 35 years of age at the closing date of application;
    -    All applicants must submit a detailed study/research plan of about 750 words and the name of a proposed supervisor in Mauritius, where applicable.Applicants must have already applied for full-time on-campus undergraduate studies at any public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2020.

PhD scholarship applicants

-    PhD applicants must already hold a Master's by research or equivalent degree in the relevant  field;
-    Applicants should not have reached 45 years of age at the closing date of application;
-    All applicants must submit a detailed study/research plan of about 1 500 words and the name of a proposed supervisor in Mauritius, where applicable;
-    Candidates must submit evidence of support from a named supervisor from one of the universities in Mauritius together with their application;
-     Applicants must have already applied for full-time on-campus undergraduate studies at any public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2020;
-    PhD applicants are required to contact potential supervisors at the following link/emails:

Institution

Link/emails

University of Mauritius

http://www.uom.ac.mu/Images/Files/Research/themes.pdf

University of Technology, Mauritius

[email protected] and
[email protected]

Université des Mascareignes

[email protected]

Fields of Study for South African Applicants

All fields of study available at the participating Mauritian public higher education institutions
excluding Bachelor's degrees in medicine.

What the scholarship offers

  • -   Tuition fees and course-related costs of up to MUR 100 000;
    -   Monthly living allowance to the value of MUR 12 500;
    -   Reimbursement of airfare to travel to and from Mauritius.
  •  

Please note: Successful applicants will have to book and pay for their own travel to Mauritius and cover any additional costs not covered by the scholarship.

Application to university in Mauritius

All applicants for the scholarship must have already applied for at least one full-time on-campus programme at a public higher education institution of their choice in Mauritius. Either a conditional offer or an acknowledgement of application from a Mauritian HEI must be submitted together with the scholarship application. Application for university admission must be made as soon as the Mauritian institutions have opened their application windows on their respective websites.

Application for the March 2020 intake may be made at any of the following institutions:

For Undergraduate Programmes

Institution

Tentative application period

Website

Opening

Closing

University of Technology, Mauritius

25 Nov 2019

20 Jan 2020

www.utm.ac.mu

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development

20 Jan 2019

20 Feb 2020

www.mitd.mu

Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd

Mid Dec 2019

Mid April 2020

www.poly.ac.mu

For Postgraduate Programme

University of Technology, Mauritius

25 Nov 2019

20 Jan 2020

www.utm.ac.mu

Application for the August 2020 intake may be made at any of the following institutions:

For Undergraduate Programme

Institution

Tentative application period

Website

Opening

Closing

University of Mauritius

Feb 2020

March 2020

www.uom.ac.mu

University of Technology, Mauritius

18 May 2020

06 June 2020

www.utm.ac.mu

Université des Mascareignes

End Jan 2020

End May 2020

www.udm.ac.mu

Fashion and Design Institute

Feb 2020

May 2020

www.fdi.mu

Mahatma Gandhi Institute

Feb 2020

March 2020

www.mgirti.ac.mu

Rabindranath Tagore Institute

Feb 2020

March 2020

www.mgirti.ac.mu

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development

Feb 2020

April 2020

www.mitd.mu

Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd

Mid June 2020

Mid Sept 2020

www.poly.ac.mu

For Postgraduate Programme

University of Mauritius

March 2020

April 2020

www.uom.ac.mu

University of Technology, Mauritius

Mid May 2020

Mid June 2020

www.utm.ac.mu

Université des Mascareignes

End Jan 2020

End May 2020

www.udm.ac.mu

Mahatma Gandhi Institute

Mid Jan 2020

Mid Feb 2020

www.mgirti.ac.mu

Rabindranath Tagore Institute

Mid Jan 2020

Mid Feb 2020

www.mgirti.ac.mu

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