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Pan African University Full Scholarship at Partner Institutes, 2018-2019

The African Union Commission is offering Pan African program for young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora. Successful candidates will join masters or PhD degree programmes at four PAU institutes.

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

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The strategic vision of the Pan African University is to develop institutions of excellence in science, technology, innovation, social sciences and governance, which would constitute the bedrock for an African pool of higher education and research.

Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 20, 2018
  • Course Level: award is available for pursuing masters or PhD degree programmes at four PAU institutes.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
    List of Subjects: Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya: 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. 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).
    Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciencesincluding Health and Agriculture (PAULESI), at the University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria: 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 ).  PhD • Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option) • Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option) • Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option) • Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option) • Plant Breeding • Environmental Management. Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), at the University of Yaounde IIand the University of Buea, Cameroon: Masters (MA) • Governance and Regional Integration • Trans Border languages (Kiswahili option) • Conference Interpreting • Translation. PhD • Governance and Regional Integration • Translation. Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences – including climate change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria: Masters (MSc) • Water (Engineering option) • Water (Policy option) • Energy (Engineering option) • Energy (Policy option)
  • Award: The African Union Commission will offer fully-funded positions to the successful African candidates.
  • Number of Awards: Not given
  • Nationality: African countries and the African Diaspora
  • The award can be taken in Africa Kenya, Nigeria, Cameroon and Algeria)

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora can apply for this application .
  • Entrance Requirements: Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes *
    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
    *Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after preselection.
    *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 and Portuguese)
    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 (tentaive 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 from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarships for African Students

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. Closing date for receipt of applications with all supporting documents : 20 April 2018. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

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