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Fully Funded Pan African University MSc and PhD Scholarships by African Union for Africans

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Fully Funded Pan African University MSc and PhD Scholarships by African Union for Africans





The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. The application for Fully Funded Pan African University MSc and PhD Scholarships by African Union for Africans is open and the deadline for the application is on May 27th, 2019. The Pan African University 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.

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The Programmes

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

Masters (MSc) Programmes

  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Mathematics (Financial option)
  • Mathematics (Computational option)
  • Mathematics (Statistics option)
  • Mathematics(Data Sciences Option)
  • Civil Engineering(Structural option)
  • Civil Engineering (Arid and Semi-Arid Land option)
  • Civil Engineering(Transportation Option)
  • Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option)
  • Electrical Engineering(Power Systems option)
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

PhD Programmes

  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Mathematics (Financial option)
  • Mathematics (Computational option)
  • Mathematics(Statistics option)
  • Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option)
  • Electrical Engineering

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

Masters (MSc) Programmes

  • Geosciences (Mineral Exploration Geosciences 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 Sciences (Sports Development and management Studies option)
  • Veterinary medicine (avian medicine option )
  • Veterinary medicine(vaccine production & Management option )

PhD Programmes

  • 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 (MSc) Programmes

  • Governance and Regional Integration
  • Trans Border languages
  • Conference Interpreting
  • Translation

PhD Programmes

  • 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) Programmes

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

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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),
  3. National passport (personal details page);
  4. Clear colored passport size photograph(2cmx2cm);
  5. Detailed CV;
  6. Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  7. A letter of motivation justifying why you want to pursue your study in the Pan African University;
  8. Maximum age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.

*Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after pre- selection.

*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,
  3. Copy of Passport (personal details page);
  4. A 3 to 4 page research concept note (tentaive title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc…)
  5. .Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  6. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  7. Detailed CV
  8. A letter of motivation justifying why you want to pursue your study in the Pan African University;
  9. 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.

Reasons to join PAU

  1. Excellent programmes 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.

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Application Procedure

Applications should be completed online at www.au-pau.org

The call for applications is open from May 14, 2019 to June 27, 2019.

Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

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

For more information, please visit the official website of the African Union here.





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