Master and PhD Scholarships for African Students

Introduction:

Pan African University, a post-graduate training and research institution, welcomes applications from talented and hardworking students across all the African countries and from Africans in Diaspora for her master’s and doctoral scholarship program.

As a premier continental university network, the institution’s mission is to provide and ensure quality postgraduate education targeted at achieving a progressive, peaceful and united Africa.

PAU stands out as a post-graduate training and research network of university with presence in five African regions. The establishment of PAU was supported by the African Union in conjunction with the Association of African Universities.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Degree Level: The available students’ grants are for students of Masters or Doctoral degree program.
  • Study Courses:The detailed list of degree programs covered by the scholarship is available at the scholarship Link on the university’s official website.
  • Scholarship Award:The African Union Commission offers full scholarships to the beneficiaries of this scholarship program.
  • Nationality: This scholarship is strictly forAfrican students.
  • Number of Scholarships: To be determined by the Commission.
  • Place of Scholarship: For a complete list of the affiliate universities in all the five African Regions where the scholarship can be taken, visit the scholarship link here.
  • Deadline: Application end on the 20th of April, 2018

Eligibility: 

Eligible Countries: Students from African countries (both within and in Diaspora) are eligible to apply. To view the available countries click on the Scholarship Link.

Entrance Requirements:

  1. Masters’ Degree Programs Requirements:

Candidates applying for the student grants for Masters’ Degree program must satisfy the following conditions:

  1. Must have obtained their first degree from a recognized university, with a class of qualification not less than a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field;
  2. Candidates must provide Certified copies of relevant certificates and transcripts from the graduate university and/or high school, accompanied with national I.D. card and passport showing personal details page;
  3. Interested candidates are to obtain recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  4. Attach a clear colored passport size photograph of the size 2cmx2cm;
  5. Male students should not be more than 30 years while the female students should not be more than 35 years as at the time of application.
  6. Doctoral Degree Programs Requirements:

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  1. Must be a holder of Masters’ degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university;
  2. Candidates must provide Certified copies of relevant certificates and transcripts from the graduate university and/or high school, accompanied with national I.D. card and passport showing personal details page;
  3. Candidates are expected to provide a 3 to 4-page research concept note containing the following: tentative title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc.
  4. Interested candidates are to obtain recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  5. Attach a clear colored passport size photograph of the size 2cmx2cm;
  6. Must be of the maximum age of 35 and 40 years for male and female applicants respectively.

How to Apply: 

Interested applicants should complete the application online at pau-au.net or download the application forms from the same address.