Pan African University Scholarships (Fully Funded) | 2021 (Masters & PhD)

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The African Union Commission is now accepting applications from young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries for its 2021/2022 Masters/PhD Scholarship to study at Pan African University. The deadline for submission of applications for the Pan African University Scholarships is July 30, 2021

Pan African Scholarship

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 PhD degree programmes at any of the following four PAU institutes listed below. Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

Reasons to join PAU:

  • Excellent programmes taught by world-class faculty;
  • A broad network of academic and professional partners on the continent and beyond;
  • Attractive scholarship scheme;
  • Joint degree awards from the Pan African University and its Host Universities;
  • Excellent career prospects in some of the fastest-growing industries, with relevant career guidance; and
  • Vibrant, multi-cultural and Pan African learning and research environments.

Pan African University Institutes

  • Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.
  • Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences- including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI), at the University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria.
  • Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), at the University of Yaounde II and the University of Buea, Cameroon.
  • Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences -including climate change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.

Pan African University Scholarship Eligibility

Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes *

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university,with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts (from university and high school),
  • National passport (personal details page);
  • Clear colored passport size photograph(2cmx2cm);
  • Detailed CV;
  • Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  • A letter of motivation justifying why you want to pursue your study in the Pan African University;
  • Maximum age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.

Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after preselection.

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 Doctoral Programmes

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • A Masters degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts,
  • Copy of Passport (personal details page);
  • A 3 to 4 page research concept note (tentaive title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc…)
  • Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  • Detailed CV
  • A letter of motivation justifying why you want to pursue your study in the Pan African University;
  • Maximum age of 35 years for male and 40 years for female applicants.

The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to successful African candidates.

Important Information
In the scholarship agreement, PAU Students are required to:

  • Make an undertaking to serve any African Union Member State for a period equal to at least the duration of the scholarship after the successful completion of their studies
  • Not to engage in any income generating activities that will interfere with their academic programmes
  • Additionally, student engagement in income generating activities shall be approved by the PAU Rectorate, only if such activities will not interfere with the student’s academic programme.
  • Each PAU institute will ensure that students’ medical insurance is covered from disbursed stipends. The PAU offers full scholarships (covering tuition and living expenses) for all successful applicants in all its institutes.

How to Apply for Pan African University Scholarship.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

APPLY HERE OFFICIAL LINK

Steps to apply:

  1. After reading the conditions, Click on ‘Register’
  2. Provide a valid  username and your email
  3. Check your inbox to confirm the registration by clicking on the confirmation link (Please check the spams as well)
  4. Provide a valid password
  5. Login using your credentials
  6. Open the ‘Application’ page and provide all your data
  7. Click on Save button and after finishing click on the FINISH button

* If you didn’t finish the application, you can come back later and “Login” again using your email and password *

Closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents – July 30 2021. Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

Further enquiries can be made through: pau.scholarships@africa-union.org.

 

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  1. Tizazu Tigstu says:

    My name is Tizazu Tigstu.I have BSC degree on General Foorestry and I would like to study masters degree on Environmental M anagment.(I am from Ethiopia).

  2. Adam says:

    Dr,sir /Madam,
    I would like to apply for pan Africa scholarship .
    I try to apply more time but idon’t find the application form.

  3. YOUSSOUF FOUAD ABDI says:

    Comment je m’inscris

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