HomeSCHOLARSHIPSMauritius Africa  Scholarship Scheme 20​24​ for emaSwati

Mauritius Africa  Scholarship Scheme 20​24​ for emaSwati

The Ministry of Economic Planning and Development, SADC Unit, announces scholarships for emaSwati who wish to study in Mauritius under the Africa Scholarship Scheme.

The Government of Mauritius offers to award scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or African Commonwealth countries, as per the following criteria:

1. For undergraduate programmes, applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by 01 January 2025.
2. For MPhil/PhD programmes, applicants should not have reached 40 years by 01 January 2025.
3. Applicants must have already applied for a full-time on-campus programme (Diploma, Degree, MPhil or PhD) at a public
Higher Education Institution in Mauritius (listed in Section 8 in the relevant Guidelines for Applicants) for the academic year starting in 2024.
4. The scholarship will be for a maximum duration as indicated in the table below or the minimum course duration whichever is lesser.

SN Programme of Studies                       Maximum Duration

1 Undergraduate Diploma Three (3) years
2 Undergraduate Degree Four (4) years
3 MPhil Two (2) years
4 MPhil / PhD Four (4) years + 6 months for the transfer from MPhil to PhD
5 PhD Three (3) years

The Scholarship will 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 of studies.

The following documents are available for download from the following websites ( and

I. Guidelines for Applicants

This document contains important information regarding the conditions attached to the scholarship, the application procedure, and a list of public Higher Education Institutions in Mauritius where full-time on-campus studies are run.

II. Application Form (Applicants are invited to fill in the form electronically before printing)
 Scholarship applications can only be made on the application form duly filled in.

 An application under this scheme is to be made solely through the nominating agency responsible for processing scholarships in the applicant’s country of citizenship.

 Section 5 of the application form should be endorsed and completed by the Nominating Agency in the applicant’s country of citizenship.

 Such Nominating Agency, which may typically be part of the Ministry of Education in the country of the applicant, will then shortlist and endorse the applications of a maximum of FIFTEEN (15) eligible candidates (the decision on the distribution of nominees from the undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes rest on the nominating agencies) and submit the duly completed application forms as per the table below:

  • Intake:  July to September 2024
  • Deadline for electronic submission : 19 April 2024
  • Hard copy should reach the Ministry latest by: July to September 2024 26 April 2024

Applications and all supporting documents must be forwarded to the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius at the address mentioned below for the 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. Republic of Mauritius (Email: )

Direct application to the Mauritian Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science & Technology will not be entertained. The final decision for the award of a scholarship rests with the Ministry. The Government of Mauritius reserves the right not to offer any scholarship following this call for application.

Mauritius Africa  Scholarship Scheme Edition 20​24​
List of Nominating Agencies 2024
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GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS – Undergraduate degree 2024


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