Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mauritius-Africa Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in Mauritius



The Government of Mauritius is offering up to 50 scholarships for citizens of member states of the African Union. These scholarships are available for full-time on-campus undergraduate studies at any public Tertiary Education Institution in Mauritius for the academic year starting in 2017.
The scholarship will support successful candidate
s in meeting tuition fees and contribute to their living expenses during their studies in Mauritius.
The Government of Mauritius is the main authority of the executive power in the Republic of Mauritius. The head of the Government is the Prime Minister of Mauritius, who manages the main agenda of the Government and direct the ministers.
In case the language of instruction is not English in the qualifying examination, the candidate may have to provide a valid TOEFL or IELTS minimum score of 550 or 5.5 respectively, or an appropriate proof of English Language competency.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time undergraduate programme.
Scholarship Award: A provision of up to MUR (Mauritian Rupee) 100,000 will be allocated yearly directly to the TEI for this scholarship to meet tuition fees and related course costs (e.g. general/annual fees, miscellaneous institution fees, student’s welfare fund) and a monthly assistance of MUR 8,300 will be paid to awardees as support to meet living expenses.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects.

Scholarship can be taken in
Mauritius

Eligibility:
  • Candidates must be resident citizens of member states of the African Union. Mauritian nationals and foreign residents in Mauritius are NOT eligible under this Scheme.
  • Candidates should not be below 18 years and not more than 25 years of age at the closing date of application.
  • Candidates should have successfully completed end of secondary school to be eligible. They should satisfy the minimum grade requirement at end of secondary school level qualification:
    (i) of at least three (3) Grade B’s at Principal Level in the GCE A-Level; or
    (ii) of at least 70% average subject-wise, or an overall average of at least 14/20; or
    (iii) criteria equivalent to (i) or (ii) above.
  • Candidates who are already holders of an undergraduate degree will NOT be eligible under this Scheme.
  • Self-financing candidates already studying in Mauritius in an undergraduate programme will NOT be eligible under this Scholarship scheme.
Nationality: Candidates must be resident citizens of member states of the African Union. Mauritian nationals and foreign residents in Mauritius are not eligible under this Scheme.
List of Subjects: People`s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Republic of Angola, Republic of Benin, Republic of Botswana, Burkina Faso, Republic of Burundi, Republic of Cabo Verde, Republic of Cameroon, Central African Republic, The Republic of Chad, Union of the Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Djibouti, Arab Republic of Egypt, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, State of Eritrea, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Gabonese Republic, Republic of the Gambia, Republic of Ghana, Republic of Guinea, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Kenya, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Liberia, Libya, Republic of Madagascar, Republic of Malawi, Republic of Mali, Republic of Mauritania,, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Republic of Niger, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Republic of Rwanda, Republic Arab Saharawi Democratic, Democratic Republic of sao Tome and Principe, Republic of Senegal, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of Sierra Leone, Somali Republic, Republic of South Africa, Republic of South Sudan, Republic of The Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Togolese Republic, Tunisian Republic, Republic of Uganda, Republic of Zambia and Republic of Zimbabwe
College Admission Requirement
English Language Requirement: In case the language of instruction is not English in the qualifying examination, the candidate may have to provide a valid TOEFL or IELTS minimum score of 550 or 5.5 respectively, or an appropriate proof of English Language competency.Government of Mauritius
How to Apply: An application under this scheme is to be made through the sole Nominating Agency responsible for the processing of scholarships in the country of citizenship of the applicant. Such a Nominating Agency, which is typically part of the Ministry of Education in the country of citizenship of the applicant, will then shortlist and endorse the applications of selected candidates for the Scholarships and submit the duly completed and vetted application and nomination forms by May 31, 2017to the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research of Mauritius, which will be responsible for final selection. Applicants are advised to consult their Ministries of Education in their country for the contact details of their Nominating Agencies in their country. All supporting documents must be certified true copies by a government body in the candidate’s country of citizenship, and must accompany this completed application form:
  • An updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Photocopy of biodata page of passport, if available
  • Certified copies of educational certificates at end-of-secondary school level and above (if applicable),
  • Certified copies of transcripts of end-of-secondary school results,
  • Copy of letter of conditional offer by a public tertiary education institution in Mauritius (if available at time of application) or copy of acknowledgement notice from the TEI that an application has been made and is under process, and
  • Medical certificate to be duly filled and signed (and stamped where applicable) by a registered medical Practitioner in section six of the Application Form.
Application Form
Application Deadline: The application deadlines are: University of Mauritius: Mid Feb 2017; University of Technology, Mauritius: Mid June 2017; Université des Mascareignes: 15 May 2017; Fashion and Design Institute: March 2017; Mauritius Institute of Education: April 2017; Mahatma Gandhi Institute: Mid Feb 2017 and Rabindranath Tagore Institute: Mid Feb 2017
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