Apply Now! 2020 African Union Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarship

Application is currently ongoing for the 2020 fully funded African Union (PanAfrican) Postgraduate Scholarship. The scholarship will be open to receive applications from qualified students until September 10th, 2020.

Successful applicants will be admitted on full scholarship to take up a Master’s or Ph.D. program in any of the Pan African University in Kenya, Nigeria, Cameroon and Algeria.

NOTE: Every African student, home or abroad is eligible for this scholarship provided that he or she meets the requirements as stated.

About the Pan-African University Scholarships

The Pan-African University is a post-graduate training and research network of university nodes in five regions, supported by the African Union. The new organization is also supported by the Association of African Universities.

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 four PAU institutes.

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

Application Requirements for Masters Applicants

  1. Maximum age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants
  2. Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field;
  3. Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts (from university and high school)
  4. Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page)
  5. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm)
  6. Detail CV
  7. Recommendation letter from ONE of his/her former University lecturers
  8. Names of 3 Reference University lecturers (with email address and WhatsApp number) (*Mandatory)

Application Requirements for Doctoral Applicants

  1. Maximum age of 35 years for male and 40 years for female applicants;
  2. A Master’s degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university;
  3. Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts
  4. Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page);
  5. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  6. Detail CV;
  7. Recommendation letters from 2 Professors;
  8. A 3 to 4-page Research Concept Note (tentative title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc…);
  9. Names of 3 Reference University Teachers (with email address and WhatsApp number);(Mandatory);

Additional Scholarship Requirements

  • Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after pre-selection.
  • Candidates for the Master in Conference Interpreting and Translation programs are required to have excellent knowledge of at least two of the African Union’s official languages (Arabic, English, French and Portuguese).

Why Should you Want to Join PAU on Full Scholarship?

The Pan African University have;

  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.

List of Pan African University Institutes, their locations and the Programs they offer

Note: With the African Union Pan Africa University scholarship, you can be admitted into any of these programs on full scholarship with all expenses covered.

All applications must be completed online before 10th September through the university’s official application page here https://www.au-pau.org/submission/

The official email to contact for any questions regarding this scholarship is pau.scholarships@africa-union.org

1) Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.

Masters (MSc)

Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Mathematics (Computational option)
Mathematics (Statisticsoption)
Mathematics (Datascience)
Civil Engineering (Structural option)
Civil Engineering(Construction an dManagementOption)
Civil Engineering (Transportation option)
Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option)
Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering option)
Mechatronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

PhD

Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Mathematics (Financial option)
Mathematics (Computational option)
Mathematics (Statistics option)
Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option)
Electrical Engineering (Power Systems option)
Civil Engineering (Structural option)
Civil Engineering (Arid and Semi-Arid Land option)

2) Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences- including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI), at the University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria.

Masters (MSc)

Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)
Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option)
Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)
Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option)
Plant Breeding
Environmental Management
Medicinal Plant Research and Drug Development
Sports Management and Policy Development
Veterinary Medicine (Avian Medicine option )
Veterinary Medicine (Vaccine production & Quality Control option )

PhD

Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)
Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option)
Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)
Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option)
Plant Breeding
Environmental Management

3) Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), at the University of Yaounde II and the University of Buea, Cameroon.

Masters (MA)

Governance and Regional Integration
Conference Interpreting
Translation
Transborder languages and Intercultural Communication

PhD

Governance and Regional Integration

4) Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences -including climate change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.

Masters (MSc)

  • Water (Engineering option)
  • Water (Policy option)
  • Energy (Engineering option)
  • Energy (Policy option)

How To Apply for the African Union Pan Africa University Scholarship

  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 FINISH button

Application Procedure

  • Applications should be completed online at the official application page given above.
  • For more information, visit the PAU official website or contact them through the email given above
  • The closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents is 10 September 2020. Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered

Good luck.

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