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Pan African University Scholarships for PhD & masters degree.

 

The PAU is an initiative of the African 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.

Young qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African Countries and the Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters’ or PhD degree programmes in ANY of the following four (4) PAU Institutes listed below.

Pan African University Scholarships; The Commission of the African Union will offer full scholarships to the successful African candidates. Scholarship awardees should be committed to working in Africa after graduation.

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

1. Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI) at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Juja, Kenya. 

Master of Science and PhD in :

  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Mathematics (Financial Mathematics,  Computational Mathematics & Statistics options)
  • Civil Engineering (Structural and Arid and Semi Arid Land options)
  • Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications and power systems options)

2. Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI) at the University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan, Nigeria.

Master of Science and PhD in :

  • Geosciences (Mineral Exploration &, Petroleum Geosciences options)
  • Health Sciences (Reproductive Health & Reproductive Biology options)
  • Plant Breeding Environmental Management

3. Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS) at the University of Yaounde II, Soa, Cameroon.

  • Master in Governance and Regional Integration
  • Master of Arts in Trans Border laguanges (Kiswahili option)

4. Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (including climate change) (PAUWES) at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.

  • Master of Science in Water (Engineering & Policy options)
  • Master of Science in Energy (Engineering & Policy options)

Admission Requirements for Masters’ Programmes

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field.
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, National I.D. card and passport personal details page.
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm)
  • Not older than 27 years for male and 30 years for female applicants.

Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after preselection.

Admission Requirements for Doctorate Programmes

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • A masters degree in a relevant field from PAU or any recognized university
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, national I.D. card and passport personal details page.
  • Clear coloured passport size photograph (2cmx2cm).
  • Not older than 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.

Reasons to join PAU 

  • Excellent programmes taught by world class international faculty.
  • A vast cooperation network of academic and professional partners on the continent and beyond.
  • Generous scholarship scheme.
  • Joint degree award from the Pan African University and the Host Universities
  • Excellent career prospects in some of the fastest growing fields with career guidance provided.
  • Vibrant, multicultural Pan African learning and research environment

Follow the links below for more details and application contacts for the Pan African University Scholarships.

Application Procedure

Closing date for receipt of applications with all supporting documents is 15th March 2014

Applications received after this deadline shall NOT be considered.

Hard copy applications should be sent by courier to the respective institutes.

Address for PAUISTI

The Director, PAU Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
P.O. Box 62000 00200
Nairobi, Kenya.Address for PAULESI
The Director, PAU Institute for Life and Earth Sciences (including Health andAgriculture)
University of Ibadan
Nigeria

Address for PAUGHSS

The Director, PAU Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Yaounde II, Soa
P.O.Box18, Soa
Cameroon

Address for PAUWES

The Director, PAU Institute for Water and Energy (including climate change)
University of Tlemcen
B.P. 119, 13000
Tlemcen, Algeria

For more enquiries, kindly channel them to paurectorate [at] african-union.org

For more information and application materials, see: Pan African University Scholarships

 

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