Pan African University Masters and Doctoral Scholarships 2018/2019

Deadline April 20 2018

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.

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 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.

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

Application Procedure

  • Applications should be completed online at pau-au.net.
  • Application forms should be downloaded at the following address here
  • Closing date for receipt of applications with all supporting documents :
    20 april 2018.
  • Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.
  • Further enquiries can be made through: pau.scholarships@africa-union.org.
    http://www.pau-au.net

Download application pdf

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