Mauritius Rolls out Scholarship Opportunity for 2024, Invites Nigerians to Apply

Mauritius Rolls out Scholarship Opportunity for 2024, Invites Nigerians to Apply

  • The Mauritius Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has announced its scholarship for Nigerian undergraduates and graduates
  • The 2024 scholarship is open to undergraduates who would not have reached their 26th birthday by January 1, 2025, and postgraduates who should not be 40 by January 1, 2025
  • Interested Nigerians must get their application forms and submit them electronically or in printed form in April

Mauritius government has invited eligible Nigerian students and graduates to apply for its 2024 scholarship opportunity.

The development was announced on X by Tolu Ogulesi, the former special assistant on digital/new media to ex-president Muhammadu Buhari.

Mauritius announces scholarship opportunity for 2024, calls on NIgerian students to apply
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According to Tolu, the scholarship is being implemented through the federal ministry of education, federal scholarship board, Abuja.

Application procedures for the Mauritius 2024 scholarship

A document Tolu shared detailed the application procedures as follows:

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  1. The application form is obtainable from the websites below and must be filled electronically, printed and signed: or
  2. All applicants must have applied for at least one full-time on-campus programme at a public Higher Education Institution (HEIs) of their choice (listed under Section 8).
  3. An Applicant may either obtain a conditional offer (letter of admission) from their chosen Mauritian public HEI and submit this along with the scholarship application or submit an acknowledgement notice from a Mauritian public HEI that application for the seat has been made and the appropriate application fees has been paid.
  4. All candidates must submit the fully completed application form and document listed under sections 1-6 as part of their application to the Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja on or before 19th April 2024.

Criteria for candidate's eligibility

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To be eligible to apply, one must:

  1. Be a Nigerian.

2. Undergraduates should be above 18 and should not have reached their 26th birthday by 01 Jan. 2025.

3. Postgraduates should not have reached their 40th year birthday by 01 Jan. 2025.

4. A health certificate from a recognized government hospital is important.

5. Good WAEC result for undergraduates.

6. Masters and PhD, minimum of second class upper (2.1).

Nigerians invited to apply for UK scholarship

Meanwhile, previously reported that Nigerians have been invited to apply for a fully-funded UK scholarship.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme is open for Nigerians and other international students to study on a fully-funded scholarship at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Applications for entry into the academic year 2024-25 commenced in September 2023. The scholarship programme is sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


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