Pan African University 2022/2023 Postgraduate Scholarships Awards

Pan African University  – Applications for the Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships Awards for Africans across their four host institutes are now being accepted from qualified candidates. It is encouraged for those who are interested to read the qualifying requirements and find out how to apply.

The African Union’s Heads of State and Government launched the Pan African University. A premier continental university network, whose goal is to offer postgraduate education of the highest caliber in order to realize a wealthy, united, and peaceful Africa.

Scholarship Sponsor(s)Pan African University/African Union.

Host Institution(s): Pan African University Institutes

Scholarship Worth: Not Stated

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate (Master and PhD)

Nationality: Africans

Scholarship Descriptions:

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.

Reasons to join PAU:

  • Excellent programmes taught by world class faculty;
  • A broad network of academic and professional partners on the continent and beyond;
  • Attractive scholarship scheme;
  • Joint degree awards from the Pan African University and its Host Universities;
  • Excellent career prospects in some of the fastest growing industries, with relevant career guidance; and
  • Vibrant, multi-cultural and Pan African learning and research environments.

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.

Eligibility and Admission Requirements*:

Eligibility conditions for the 2022/2023 Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships Awards are broken down in categories as follows;

1. 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 pre-selection.

2. 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.

Application Procedures

  • How-to-Apply: All applications for the 2022/2023 Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships Awards are to be completed online. Interested applicants should follow the steps outlined on the official page to submit their applications.
  • The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to the successful African candidates.
  • Application Deadline15 September 2022

*information on this page is updated from previously published post, users are advised to check for up-to-date information before they continue to complete the applications.

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