Scholarships

Pan African Universit Masters/Phd Scholarships 2021/2022

The Pan African University MSc/Phd scholarship  for 2021/2022 is out and the closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents is July 30 2021.

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.

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 Through The 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 *

. Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

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

Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

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