Government of Mauritius – Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 Edition

Government of Mauritius – Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2023 Edition

The Government of Mauritius funding program is open to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries who wish to pursue a bachelor, master’s, and PhD study.

The Higher Education Council (HEC) is happy to inform African students that through the Bilateral Cooperation with the Government of Rwanda, the Republic of Mauritius has offered scholarships per level of study for the academic year 2023.

Why study in Mauritius Country in East Africa? By studying at Mauritian, students will gain the quality and scope of Higher Education. It offers excellent programs at all levels and in many disciplines. Students have an opportunity to receive the Mauritius-Africa scholarship scheme, work placement opportunities, etc.

Application Deadline: 30 April 2023.

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Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Government of Rwanda
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Bachelor, Master, and PhD
  • Award: tuition fees and living expenses
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: African
  • The award can be taken in Mauritius
Government of Mauritius


  • Eligible Countries: Member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for bachelor, master, and PhD study in any subject
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • For undergraduate programs, applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by 01 January 2024.
  • For PhD programs, applicants should not have reached 40 years by 01 January 2024.
  • Applicants must have already applied for a full-time on-campus program (Diploma, Degree, MPhil, or PhD) at a public Higher Education Institution in Mauritius (listed in Section 8 in the appropriate Guidelines for Applicants) for the academic year starting in 2023.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants must download an application form (undergraduate and postgraduate) and submit it with all the required documents through the link:
  • Applications, together with supporting documents as required, should be forwarded to the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius at the address mentioned below for a final selection.
  • The Senior Chief Executive,
    Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology
    (Attn: Tertiary Education and Scientific Research Division)
    Level 2, MITD House, Pont Fer, Phoenix 73544.
    The Republic of Mauritius (Email: )
  • Supporting Documents: Interested candidates should submit the following documents:
  • Application letter addressed to the Director General of HEC
  • National ID or Valid Passport
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One recent passport-size photo
  • Completed Application Form
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  • Certified copy of bio-data page of passport
  • Certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts
  • Copy of letter of conditional offer by a public Higher Education Institution (HEI) in Mauritius (if available at the time of application) or a copy of acknowledgement notice from a Mauritian Public HEI that the application for a seat has been made and the appropriate application fee has been paid.
  • Medical certificate to be duly filled and signed by a registered Medical Practitioner in Section 6 of the Application Form. This should be appropriately stamped.
  • Study/Research plan for candidates opting for a Masters’s and Doctoral studies.
  • Supporting statement from a named supervisor from a University in Mauritius for PhD candidates.
  • The required application documents will be submitted online to HEC MIS using the link:
  • Admission Requirements: The call for applications, the application forms, and the guideline for applicants are available for download at
  • Language Requirement: NA


The Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to support successful candidates in meeting their tuition fees and contributing to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius.

  • Furthermore, the scholarship covers return airfare by the most economical route.
  • This will be valid for travel from the country of origin at the beginning of the studies and back to the country of origin upon successful completion.

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