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Mauritius - Africa Scholarships 2014

28 March 2014

28 March 2014

As a member of the SADC, COMESA and African Union, Mauritius plays a dynamic role on the African continent and cooperates with the continent with a view to, inter alia, fast tracking regional integration and sharing its experience on governance and development. In this context, the Government of Mauritius is offering scholarships for undergraduate studies in public tertiary education institutions in Mauritius to 50 African students in 2014.
In this respect, please find attached Guidelines for Applications for the Mauritius-Africa Scholarships 2014. The attached guidelines provide information about the eligibility criteria, conditions and the procedure for submitting applications. You will note that the Scholarship will cover:
(i) A monthly living allowance of Rs 8,300 (USD 266 approximately);
(ii) Annual tuition fees of up to Rs 100,000 (USD 3205 approximately); and
(iii) Airfare (economy class student fare) for the most economical route at the start and end of the studies. 
Kindly note that the deadline for submission of applications is 30 June 2014. Your attention is drawn to Paragraph 3.3 of the attached Guidelines regarding the procedure for submission of applications: “All applications should be made through the Ministry of Education or the equivalent Ministry of the country of the applicant, on the prescribed format with the necessary supporting documents. After endorsement by the Ministry of Education or the equivalent Ministry, the nomination form must be sent through diplomatic channel to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of Mauritius.” 

Additional information about the application process can be obtained on the following website:  

Issued by Government Communication and Information System

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