Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024

Mauritius Africa Scholarship Application is sponsored by the Government of Mauritius.

The Government of Mauritius invites suitable qualified students to apply for the Africa Scholarship Scheme (October intake 2024). Find out who can apply for the Mauritius scholarship, the application deadline, award amount, and how to apply below.

About: what is Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship? 

The Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024 aims to support South African citizens pursuing full-time undergraduate and postgraduate programs at public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Mauritius. The scholarship is designed to encourage academic excellence and foster the growth of South Africa.

Who can Apply: Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme  Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a South African citizen with excellent health and academic records
  • Should demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the development of South Africa
  • Must meet the entry requirements of the chosen program in Mauritius
  • Minimum GPA equivalent to the requirement of a South African university
  • Fluency in English
  • Must not hold a scholarship from any other public source in Mauritius
  • Submission of proof of application to a Mauritian HEI by the specified deadline

Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme 2024 Form is Out – Apply Now

Benefit of the Govt of Mauritius scholarship:

The Mauritius Africa Scholarship covers tuition fees, course-related costs, monthly living allowance, and offers free basic healthcare in Mauritius. It also includes return airfare by the most economical route.


Financial Aid Details:

  • Tuition fees and course-related costs: Up to MUR 100,000
  • Monthly living allowance: MUR 12,500
  • Basic healthcare in public hospitals
  • Return airfare

Application Deadline: 15th July 2023 (for the 2024 intake, the specific deadline is yet to be announced)

Type of Award: Merit-based scholarship.

Award Coverage: The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses, healthcare, and travel expenses.

Award Value: The total value of the award can reach up to MUR 100,000, along with a monthly living allowance of MUR 12,500.

Awarded Annually: Yes

Repayment Required: No

Age Requirements:

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 26 years for undergraduate applicants, 35 years for master’s applicants, and 40 years for PhD applicants (as of August 2024).

Other Details:

Enrollment Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate (Master’s and PhD)

Major: All fields except medical degrees

State: Open for applicants from South Africa

Country: Mauritius

Ethnicity and Race: Not specified

Interests: Academic excellence and dedication to the growth of South Africa

Religion: Not specified

How To Apply for Government of Mauritius Africa Scholarship – intake 2024

Applicants must first apply to an accredited institution in Mauritius. Once they receive a successful nomination from DHET, they should complete the Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme application form and submit it along with the necessary documents before the specified deadlines.

Sponsor Name: Government of Mauritius

Sponsor Website:

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