Pan African University Scholarships 2022 | How to Apply

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The application for the Pan African University Scholarships for the academic year 2021/2022 is now open by the African Union Commission for all international students in Africa.

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The African Union Commission hereby invites all outstanding students to apply for the Pan African University Scholarships. It is meant for students that intend to, or are currently studying towards degree and diploma programmes that are aligned to the following listed below:

  • Tertiary institution programmes

The Pan African University Scholarships programme assists by supporting financially deserving students with great academic potential to take their first steps in achieving their dreams and obtaining their masters and PhD degree. Pan African University Scholarships programme aims to fund academically deserving students who do not have the financial means to study full-time towards an postgraduate degree.

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PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION ELIGIBILITY

  • candidates from African countries and African Diaspora;
  • male candidate not above 30 years and female candidates not above 35 years;
  • must hold an appropriate undergraduate degree from a recognised university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent for a Master’s programme in a relevant field;
  • must hold an appropriate Master’s degree from a recognised university in a relevant field for a PhD programme;
  • candidates must be willing 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 (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).
University Master’s Progarmmes PhD Programmes
1) Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.
  • – Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • – Mathematics (Computational option)
  • – Mathematics (Statistics option)
  • – Mathematics (Data science)
  • – Civil Engineering (Structural option)
  • – Civil Engineering(Construction and Management Option)
  • – Civil Engineering (Transportation option)
  • – Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option)
  • – Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering option)
  • – Mechatronic Engineering
  • – Mechanical Engineering
  • – 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.
  • – Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)
  • – Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option)
  • – Health Sciences (Reproductive Health 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)
  • – Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)
  • – Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option)
  • – Health Sciences (Reproductive Health 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.

 

  • – Governance and Regional Integration
  • – Conference Interpreting
  • – Translation
  • – Transborder languages and Intercultural Communication
  • – Governance and Regional Integration
4) Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences -including climate change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.
  • – Water (Engineering option)
  • – Water (Policy option)
  • – Energy (Engineering option)
  • – Energy (Policy option)
  • – Climate Change

HOW TO APPLY FOR PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications are strictly online via https://www.au-pau.org/submission/. All applicants must submit the following documents –

Master’s students:

  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts (from university and high school);
  • Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page);
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  • Detailed CV;
  • Recommendation letter from ONE of his/her former University lecturers;
  • Names of 3 Reference University lecturers (with email addresses and whatsapp number) (*Mandatory).

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, Spanish and Portuguese).

PhD students:

  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts;
  • Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page);
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  • Detailed CV;
  • Recommendation letters from 2 Professors;
  • A 3 to 4 page Research Concept Note (tentative title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc.);
  • Names of 3 Reference University Teachers (with email addresses and whatsapp number);(Mandatory).

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS

  • Completed applications need to be submitted by no later than 30 July 2021.

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Leonel Schuster
Leonel Schuster

Kathryn has been Teacher at Alliant International University since 2013. He began to write about admission details at Course Discovery.

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