Pan African (African Union) University (Masters & Ph.D.) Scholarships for Africans 2019/2020

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Pan African (African Union) University (Masters & Ph.D.) Scholarships for Africans 2019/2020. The full application details for the Pan African (African Union) University (Masters & Ph.D.) Scholarships can be accessed below.

Pan African (African Union) University (Masters & Ph.D.) Scholarships

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.

Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters or Ph.D. degree programs at any of the following four PAU institutes:

  1. Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.
  2. Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences- including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI), at the University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria.
  3. Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), at the University of Yaounde II and the University of Buea, Cameroon.
  4. Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Science.

Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes

1. Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field;

2.Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts (from university and high school),

3.National passport (personal details page);

4.Clear colored passport size photograph(2cmx2cm);

5.Detailed CV;

6.Recommendation letters from 2 Professors

7.A letter of motivation justifying why you want to pursue your study in the Pan African University;

8.Maximum age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.

*Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after pre- selection.

*Candidates for the Master in Conference Interpreting and Translation programmes are required to have excellent knowledge of at least two of the African Union’s official languages (Arabic, English, French and Portuguese).

Admission Requirements for Doctorate Programmes

1.A Masters degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university;

2.Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts,

3.Copy of Passport (personal details page);

4.A 3 to 4-page research concept note (tentative title, research questions, objectives, the significance of the research, etc…)

5.Recommendation letters from 2 Professors

6.Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);

7.Detailed CV

8.A letter of motivation justifying why you want to pursue your study in the Pan African University;

9.Maximum age of 35 years for male and 40 years for female applicants.

Reasons to Join PAU

1. Excellent programs taught by world-class faculty;

2.A broad network of academic and professional partners on the continent and beyond;

3.Attractive scholarship scheme;

4.Joint degree awards from the Pan African University and its Host Universities;

5.Excellent career prospects in some of the fastest growing industries, with relevant career guidance; and

6.Vibrant, multi-cultural and Pan African learning and research environments.

Application Procedure

Applications should be completed online at www.au-pau.org.

The call for applications is open from May 14, 2019, to June 27, 2019. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. Further inquiries can be made through pau.scholarships@africa-union.org.

How to Apply for Pan African (African Union) University Scholarships

Candidates who have met the above-listed criteria should Click here to apply.

Application Deadline: June 27th 2019

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