Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024 (Mauritius Government Scholarships) – Fully Funded

The Government of the Republic of Mauritius is pleased to announce the scholarships for interested students who meet the eligibility requirements. The call for applications has been announced for the same. The Republic of Mauritius Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology (Tertiary Education and Scientific Research Division) invites applications for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024 for which the application period is open now. If you are interested in applying for the same, you should then learn all relevant details.

Description and Eligibility Criteria for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024

The fact remains that the Mauritius Government Scholarships have importance and students show their mammoth interest in the same. The Government of Mauritius offers these scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries (according to the following criteria):

  • For undergraduate degree programs, the candidates should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by 1st January 2025.
  • For MPhil/PhD (doctorate) degree programs, the candidates should not have reached 40 years of age by 1st January 2025.
  • Interested candidates must have submitted their applications for a full-time on-campus program (such as Degree, Diploma, MPhil, or PhD) at a public higher education institution located in Mauritius (which are listed in section 8 in the related guidelines for applicants) for the academic year commencing in 2024.
  • The scholarship (to be awarded to successful candidates) will be offered for the maximum duration as mentioned in the table (below) or the minimum course duration (whichever is lesser).

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Duration for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024

Sr. No.

Study Programs

Maximum Duration


Undergraduate Diploma

3 Years


Undergraduate Degree

4 Years



2 Years


MPhil / PhD

4 Years Plus Six Months for the Transfer from MPhil to PhD



3 Years

Associated Financial Benefits

If you become successful in gaining this opportunity, you will be offered fully funded scholarship. The awarded scholarship will provide support to successful applicants in meeting their tuition fees and contributing to their living expenditures during the study program in Mauritius. As a successful applicant, you will also be provided with the coverage of return airfare by the most economical route. The travel coverage will be valid for your travel from your home country of origin at the start of your studies and then back to your country of origin upon successful completion of your study program.

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Important Dates for the Mauritius Government Scholarships 


Deadline for Electronic Submission of Applications

Hard Copy Application Deadline to Reach the Ministry

July to September 2024

19th April 2024

26th April 2024

Important Links to Follow for Application Submission

The following are the very important official links. You are advised to carefully visit and read the information there so that you can follow the instructions and apply accordingly.

1 List of Nominating Agencies 2024
2 Call for Applications
3 Guidelines for Applications – Undergraduate Degree 2024
4 Application Form for Undergraduate Programs
5 National Endorsement Form
6 Guidelines for Nominating Agency
7 Guidelines for Applicants – PhD
8 Application Form Postgraduate 2024

To access all of these above-mentioned official links, you should check the official webpage where all of these links are available.

How to Apply for the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024

If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in applying for this scholarship, you are advised to visit the official call for applications and learn everything mentioned there very carefully and then apply according to the instructions. You may also visit the official call on the Mauritius Government website for more details.

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