2018, Soomunth Balgobin and Maya Luchman Balgobin Trust Undergraduate Scholarship


Scholarship Description:

The Soomunth Balgobin and Maya Luchman Balgobin Trust is inviting applications for Undergraduate degree programme at the University of Mauritius. These scholarships are available to citizens and residents of the Republic of Mauritius.

Host College/University:

The University of Mauritius is the national university of Mauritius. It is the oldest and largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered.

Degree level:

Scholarship is available to pursue a Undergraduate degree.

Field of Study:

Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university

Scholarship Award: 

Scholarships valued at Up to Rs 2,000 per month.



  • Scholarship is available for citizens and residents of the Republic of Mauritius.
  • Scholarship is available to 3 deserving and needy students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Mauritius.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants should satisfy the following conditions:

  1. Students are citizens and residents of the Republic of Mauritius.
  2. Students are enrolled on a full-time programme, in any Faculty/Centre, at the University of Mauritius. 3. The family monthly income of the students does not exceed Rs20,000/-
  3. Students are not beneficiaries of any other grant or scholarship.

Applying procedure Instructions:

Selection of beneficiaries of the Scholarships will be carried out by the trustees of the SBMLB Trust.

How to Apply:

  1. Applications must be made on the prescribed form obtainable from the Admissions and Student Records Office, Professor Sir Edouard Lim Fat Engineering Tower, Ground floor, University of Mauritius, Réduit or from the UoM website under Assistance to Students/Scholarships on the following link: http://www.uom.ac.mu/index.php/study-atuom/prospective-students/assistance-to-students-scholarships.
  • One recent passport-size photograph;
  • Copies of Birth Certificate and National Identity Card;
  • Copies of National Identity Card of Responsible Party/ies;
  • Evidence of monthly income of parents, marital status of parents and proof of need for financial assistance;
  • A testimonial from the Faculty/Centre concerned certifying that the applicant is a registered student of the UoM;
  • Copies of their HSC or GCE (A) level certificates;
  • The beneficiaries must subscribe to an agreement to follow and complete the Programme of Studies and to inform The Soomunth Balgobin and Maya Luchman Balgobin Trust if they obtain another scholarship/grant or decide to withdraw from the Programme of Studies and
  • Renewal of the Scholarship for the 2nd and subsequent years will depend on good academic results for the previous academic year, regular attendance and good behaviour as certified by UoM. A relevant report will be sought from UoM on the last two aspects.
  1. Completed Application Forms with all supporting documents MUST reach the Admissions and Student Records Office, UoM by Monday 27th August 2018 at latest.
  2. Note (i) Applications received after the closing date and/or not supported by the relevant documents will not be considered. (ii) Only successful candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Application Form: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

August 27, 2018.


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