Université des Mascareignes Scholarship Application 2019
Application mauritius Africa scholarship 2019
MAURITIUS – AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2019
GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS
The Government of the Republic of Mauritius is offering scholarships to deserving students
who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African Commonwealth
countries for full-time, on-campus undergraduate (diploma/degree) and postgraduate
programmes tenable in public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Mauritius.
- Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must be resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African
Commonwealth countries. Mauritian nationals and foreign nationals residing in Mauritius are
NOT eligible to apply under this Scheme.
1.2 Age Limit
1.2.1 For undergraduate programmes applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not
have reached their 26th birthday by the closing date of application.
1.2.2 For Master’s programmes applicants should not have reached 35 years and for PhD
programmes applicants should not have reached 45 years by the closing date of application.
1.3 Qualification requirements
1.3.1 Qualification requirements for Diploma Programme
Candidates must have:
(i). A minimum of five (5) credits at School Certificate (S.C), or General Certificate of Education
(G.C.E) ‘O’ Level or International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE),
inclusive of a credit in English Language or acceptable evidence of proficiency in English
Language (IELTS, TOEFL etc.., as per para 1.3.4 below).
(ii). Five (5) ‘O’ Level passes awarded by any other approved examining body deemed to be
equivalent to (i) above, inclusive of a pass in English Language or acceptable evidence of
proficiency in English Language (IELTS, TOEFL etc.., as per para 1.3.4 below).
(iii) Qualification equivalent to (i)
(a) A pass in English at A level will be acceptable in lieu of English Language at ‘O’ Level.
(b) A pass at subsidiary level and/or ‘A’ Level or equivalent will be acceptable in lieu of a
pass at ‘O’ Level as per (i) and (ii) above.
(c) Some diploma programmes may have higher qualification requirements than (i) and
(ii) and applications will be considered only for candidates meeting the minimum
requirements of these programmes