PAU Scholarships application platform

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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 quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.

Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters or PhD degree programmes at any of the following four PAU institutes listed below. Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

To see the list of the institutes and programs please check the page “Institutes & programs”

Admission Requirements for Masters Programs *

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 (2cm x 2cm);
5. Maximum age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.
6. A cover letter and a detailed CV are mandatory on the submission

Admission Requirements for Doctoral Programs *

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.
7. A cover letter is mandatory on the submission

The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to the successful African candidates.

Scholarship awardees should be committed to working in Africa after graduation.

Reasons to join PAU

  1. Excellent programmes taught by world class faculty;
  2. A broad network of academic and professional partners on the continent and beyond;
  3. Attractive scholarship scheme;
  4. Joint degree awards from the Pan African University and its Host Universities;
  5. Excellent career prospects in some of the fastest growing industries, with relevant career guidance; and
  6. Vibrant, multi-cultural and Pan African learning and research environments.

Steps to apply:

  1. After reading the conditions, Click on ‘Register’
  2. Provide a valid  username and your email
  3. Check your inbox to confirm the registration by clicking on the confirmation link (Please check the spams as well)
  4. Provide a valid password
  5. Login using your credentials
  6. Open the ‘Application’ page and provide all your data
  7. Click on Save button and after finishing click on FINISH button
* If you didn’t finish the application, you can come back later and “Login” again using your email and password *

For more information please download the call document by clicking – English version / French version

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Closing date for receipt of applications with all supporting documents :  28/06/2019

Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

Only accepted candidates will be contacted.

Further enquiries can be made through: pau.scholarships africa-union.org

PAU/UPA
PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITE PAN AFRICAINE
PAU RECTORATE / RECORAT DE L’UPA
Rue 1777 Joseph MBALLA ELOUMDEN – Nlongkak – Bastos
BP: 5383 Yaoundé, Cameroun
Tel: +237 222 21 70 90
Email: pau.scholarships@africa-union.org

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