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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.

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.
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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 2019 intake may be made at any of the following institutions:

For Undergraduate Programmes

Institution

Tentative application period

Website

Opening

Closing

University of Technology, Mauritius

Nov 2018

End Jan 2019

www.utm.ac.mu

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development

Jan 2019

Feb 2019

www.mitd.mu

Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd

Mid Dec 2018

Mid April 2019

www.poly.ac.mu

For Postgraduate Programme

University of Technology, Mauritius

Nov 2018

End Jan 2019

www.utm.ac.mu

Application for the August 2019 intake may be made at any of the following institutions:

For Undergraduate Programme

Institution

Tentative application period

Website

Opening

Closing

University of Mauritius

Feb 2019

March 2019

www.uom.ac.mu

University of Technology, Mauritius

Mid May 2019

Mid June 2019

www.utm.ac.mu

Université des Mascareignes

End Jan 2019

End May 2019

www.udm.ac.mu

Fashion and Design Institute

Feb 2019

May 2019

www.fdi.mu

Mauritius Institute of Education

Mid March 2019

Mid April 2019

www.mie.ac.mu

Mahatma Gandhi Institute

Feb 2019

March 2019

www.mgirti.ac.mu

Rabindranath Tagore Institute

Feb 2019

March 2019

www.mgirti.ac.mu

Mauritius Institute of Training and Development

Feb 2019

April 2019

www.mitd.mu

Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd

Mid June 2019

Mid Sept 2019

www.poly.ac.mu

Open University of Mauritius

Mid Jan 2019

Mid Feb 2019

www.open.ac.mu

For Postgraduate Programme

University of Mauritius

March 2019

April 2019

www.uom.ac.mu

University of Technology, Mauritius

Mid May 2019

Mid June 2019

www.utm.ac.mu

Université des Mascareignes

End Jan 2019

End May 2019

www.udm.ac.mu

Mauritius Institute of Education

Mid March 2019

Mid April 2019

www.mie.ac.mu

Mahatma Gandhi Institute

Mid Jan 2019

Mid Feb 2019

www.mgirti.ac.mu

Rabindranath Tagore Institute

Mid Jan 2019

Mid Feb 2019

www.mgirti.ac.mu

Open University of Mauritius

Mid Jan 2019

Mid Feb 2019

www.open.ac.mu

Application Process for South African Scholarship Applicants

STAGE ONE:  Submit an application for admission to identified, eligible Mauritian institution (an application fee may be required and should be paid by the applicant).

STAGE TWO:  Complete the DHET application form, available to download here for undergraduate scholarship and here for postgraduate scholarship email it internationalscholarships@dhet.gov.za
no later than 31 January 2019 for the March 2019 intake and on 25 March 2019 for the August 2019 intake, together with certified copies of:

  -   your highest qualification certificate;
  -   all post-school academic transcripts (if applicable);
  -   passport
  -   All postgraduate (Master's and PhD) applications must attach a 1-2 page research plan, including research aims and objectives, methodology and social relevance of the proposed study

All documents submitted must be clear and in PDF format (no photographs of documents will be accepted).

STAGE THREE:  Applications that meet the minimum eligibility criteria only will be submitted for review and may be requested to attend an interview.

STAGE FOUR:  ONLY shortlisted applicants will be requested to submit the following additional
documents by email to internationalscholarships@dhet.gov.za.

  -   Completed Mauritius-Africa Scholarship application form, available to download here.
  -   A medical certificate completed and stamped by a Registered Medical Practitioner in Section
      6 of the Mauritius-Africa Scholarship application form
  -   Certified copy of birth certificate;
  -   Copy of letter of conditional offer or proof of application by a public higher education
      institution in Mauritius OR copy of acknowledgement notice from the HEI

Please only submit this form and supporting documents to the DHET if requested to do so.

For the March intake, shortlisted applicants will be informed by 8 February 2019 and must submit all documents by no later than 15 February 2019.

For the August intake, shortlisted applicants will be informed by 5 April 2019 and must submit all documents by no later than 9 April 2019.

STAGE FIVE:  Nominated applicants will be reviewed by the Mauritian Government and a final decision will be taken by them.

Please email enquiries to email: internationalscholarships@dhet.gov.za. All applications received by the DHET will be acknowledged by email within 3 working days.

Please follow up if you do not receive an email acknowledgement.

Note

Please note that this scholarship is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions and are responsible for ensuring that the qualifications will be recognised in South Africa. If there are any
discrepancies in the details provided regarding the scholarship, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above. No additional financial support will be provided by the
Department of Higher Education and Training.

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