MAURITIUS – AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2020 FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND POST GRADUATE
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2020 for March Intake & April 30, 2020 for August Intake
MAURITIUS – AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2020 GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS
Diploma and Undergraduate degree
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 1.1 Nationality
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.
Applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday by the closing date of application.
Qualification requirements to be eligible 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 ( as per para 1.3.3 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 (as per para 1.3.3 below).
(iii) Qualifications equivalent to (i) above.
Scholarships will NOT be awarded for:
• Top-up degree programmes;
• Foundation programmes;
• Part-time courses;
• Distance Education programmes; or
• Mixed/blended modes (distance and on-campus learning);
Application Procedure The Application Form
The application form obtainable from the website below may be filled in electronically, printed and then signed: http://ministry-education.govmu.org
Application to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
Application for the March 2020 intake may be made at any of the following institutions: For Undergraduate Programme
University of Technology, Mauritius Mauritius Institute of Training and Development
Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd
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