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Pan African University 2017 Masters and PhD Scholarship for African Students



Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

Applications are currently ongoing for the Pan African University 2017 Masters and PhD Scholarship for African Students. Interested students should see details below.

Pan African University 2017 Masters and PhD Scholarship for African Students

Scholarship Description

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

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.

Application Deadline

31st May 2017

Eligible Countries

African countries and Africans in other countries

Host Institutions/Countries

  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 Sciencesincluding 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 IIand the University of Buea, Cameroon.
  4. Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences – including climate change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Eligible Fields of Study

All fields of study are available from the scholarship webpage link below.

Scholarship Type

Masters, PhD

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarship awardees should be committed to working in Africa after graduation.

Selection Criteria

Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

Programme Benefits and Value

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

How to Apply

Applications should be completed online at pau-au.net. Application forms should be downloaded at the following address: pau-au.net

Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes: Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  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), national I.D. card and passport personal details page;
  3. Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  4. Clear colored passport size photograph(2cmx2cm);
  5. 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:

  1. A Masters degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university;
  2. Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, national I.D. card and passport personal details page;
  3. A 3 to 4 page research concept note (tentaive title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc…)
  4. Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  5. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  6. Maximum age of 35 years for male and 40 years for female applicants.

Programme Official Webpage


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  • well, but why don't you show what subjects a candidate might covered so that he can be eligible to apply any subject in master's program? eg : to be eligible to apply for doing public international relation must have bachelor's degree in - languages
    - journalism
    -international communication

    please provide me those information!

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