Master and PhD Scholarships for African Students at Pan African Universities, 2018

Master and PhD Scholarships for African Students at Pan African Universities, 2018
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The Pan African University is currently accepting applications for Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora to apply for master and doctoral scholarship programme.

It 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

The Pan-African University is a post-graduate training and research network of university nodes in five regions, supported by the African Union. The new organization is also supported by the Association of African Universities.

Scholarship Description: 
  • Application Deadline: April 20, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master and Doctoral degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the following programme:
  • Masters (MSc) • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology • Mathematics (Financial option) • Mathematics (Computational option) • Mathematics (Statistics option) • Civil Engineering (Structural option) • Civil Engineering (Arid and Semi-Arid Land option) • Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option) • Electrical Engineering (Power Systems option) • Mechatronic Engineering • Mechanical Engineering, Masters (MSc) • Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option) • Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option) • Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option) • Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option) • Plant Breeding • Environmental Management • Phytochemistry & Medicinal plants • Sports Sciences (Sports Development and management Studies option) • Veterinary medicine (avian medicine option ) • Veterinary medicine (vaccine production & Management option ), Masters (MA) • Governance and Regional Integration • Trans Border languages (Kiswahili option) • Conference Interpreting • Translation, Masters (MSc) • Water (Engineering option) • Water (Policy option) • Energy (Engineering option) • Energy (Policy option)
  • PhD 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).
  • PhD Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option) • Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option) • Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option) • Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option) • Plant Breeding • Environmental Management
  • PhD Governance and Regional Integration • Translation.
  • Scholarship Award: The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to the successful African candidates.
  • Nationality: African students
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in 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 for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: African students are eligible to apply:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe.

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), national I.D. card and passport personal details page;
  3. Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  4. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  5. Maximum age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.

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, national I.D. card and passport personal details page;
  3. A 3 to 4-page research concept note (tentative title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc…)
  4. Recommendation letters from 2 Professors
  5. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  6. Maximum age of 35 years for male and 40 years for female applicants.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applications should be completed online at pau-au.net. Application forms should be downloaded at the following address: pau-au.net.

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