Apply for the Pan African University Graduate Scholarship Award

Apply for the 2022/2023 Pan African University Graduate Scholarship Award

Applications are hereby invited from eligible individuals for the 2022/2023 Pan African University Graduate Scholarship Award for Africans at their four host institutions. Interested individuals are advised to read the eligibility requirements and see how to apply.

The Pan African University is an initiative of the African Union Heads of State and Government. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards achieving a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.

Scholarship Sponsor: Pan African University/African Union.

Host Institution: Pan African University Institute

Scholarship Worth: Not mentioned

Number of Awards: A number of

Study Level: Postgraduate (Master and PhD)

Nationality: African

Scholarship Description:

Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join a Masters or PhD degree program at one of the following four PAU institutions listed below. Candidates with potential, motivation and who wish to play a transformative leadership role as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are highly encouraged to apply.

Reasons to join PAU:

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

Pan African University Institute.

  • Pan African University Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.
  • Pan African University Institute of Life Sciences and Earth Sciences- including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI), at the University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria.
  • Pan African University Institute of Government, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), at Yaounde II University and Buea University, Cameroon.
  • Pan African University Institute of 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 Scholarship Award are broken down into the following categories;

1. Master Program Entrance Requirements: Candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, with at least a second-class upper division or equivalent, in a relevant field;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts (from university and high school),
  • National passport (personal details page);
  • A clear color photograph (2cmx2cm);
  • detailed CV;
  • Letters of recommendation from 2 Professors
  • A letter of motivation justifying why you want to continue your studies at a Pan African University;
  • The maximum age is 30 years for male and 35 years old for female applicants.
  • Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after pre-selection.

2. Doctoral Program Entry Requirements: Candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field from PAU or an internationally recognized university;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts,
  • Copy of Passport (personal details page);
  • 3 to 4 page research concept notes (tentative title, research questions, objectives, research significance, etc…)
  • Letters of recommendation from 2 Professors
  • A clear color photograph (2cmx2cm);
  • CV details
  • A letter of motivation justifying why you want to continue your studies at a Pan African University;
  • The maximum age is 35 years for men and 40 years for female applicants.

Application Procedure

  • How to apply: All applications for the 2022/2023 Pan African University Graduate Scholarship Award must be completed online. Interested applicants should follow the steps outlined on the official page to submit their application.
  • The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to successful African candidates.
  • Application Deadline: 15 September 2022

*The information on this page is updated from previously published posts, users are advised to check the latest information before they proceed to complete the application.

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