Mauritius Scholarship

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31 Mar, 2017

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Scholarships in South Africa

As part of a commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union.

MAURITIUS: MAURITIUS- AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2017

Degree level

Up to five Bachelor’s scholarships may be awarded to South Africans.

Who can apply?

– South African citizens in good health and with a strong academic record.
– Applicants should be above 18 years of age and should not have reached their 26th birthday at the closing date of application
– Applicants must have applied for full-time on-campus undergraduate studies at any public Tertiary Education Institution in Mauritius for academic year starting in 2017
– Candidates with an interest in studying in Mauritius and demonstrate commitment to the development of South Africa.
– Candidates must be available to study in Mauritius from August 2017.
– All applicants must have applied for admission at an eligible Mauritian university

– All applicants must meet the minimum academic requirement for entry into a similar programme at a South African university.

Fields of study for South African applicants

Bachelor’s: All available fields of study at the participating Mauritius Public Tertiary Education Institutions, except for Medicine.

What the scholarship offers

– Tuition fees and course-related costs of up to MUR100 000

– Monthly living allowance to the value of MUR8 300

Successful applicants must be prepared to cover initial settlement costs and supplement their monthly living allowance.

In addition, a one-way air ticket to Mauritius must be booked and paid for by successful applicants, who can then apply for a refund upon arrival in Mauritius.

HOW TO APPLY
The application process is two-fold:

Complete the DHET application form and email it with all supporting documents to [email protected] by 01 May 2017.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete the Mauritius-Africa Scholarship application form which will be sent to them, and submit a completed medical examination form (medical tests to be done at applicants own cost).

Only candidates who are notified that they are shortlisted need to submit this form.

DEADLINE: 15 MAY 2017

Applications may be submitted by email and must reach the DHET by the deadline of 15 May 2017.

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