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Mauritius - Africa Scholarship

Mauritius Scholarship

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.

Mauritius Scholarship

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.

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.

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 2019 academic year and are indicated below:

Intake date (start of identified programme)

Deadline for submission of scholarship application to DHET

March 2019

31 January 2019

August 2019

25 March 2019

No late applications will be considered.

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 2019;
    -    All applicants must meet the entry criteria for their selected programme in Mauritius;
    -    Have an interest in studying in Mauritius and demonstrate a commitment to the development of South Africa;
    -    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 2019;
  •  

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 a name of a proposed supervisor in Mauritius, where applicable.
  •  

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 a 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;
-    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

directorgeneral@umail.utm.ac.mu and
registrar@umail.utm.ac.mu

Université des Mascareignes

udmcrh@udm.ac.mu

Fields of Study for South African Applicants

All fields of study available at the participating Mauritian Public Tertiary Education Institutions
excluding Bachelor's degrees in medicine. Applicants for medical degrees will not be considered.

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Opportunity Closing Date: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
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