African Postgraduate Scholarships at PanAfrican University in Africa 2020

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African Postgraduate Scholarships application process at PanAfrican University in Africa. Learn the best way to apply for the African Postgraduate Scholarships for the academic year  2020/2021, via PanAfrican University Scholarship Portal.

If you are reading this, it means you have heard about the African Postgraduate Scholarships 2020.

In this article, we are going to systematically outline the right way to apply for the African Postgraduate Scholarships for interested and qualified applicants.

Scholarship Description

Young, talented, qualified, and enterprising candidates from African nations and the Africans in Diaspora are called to apply for scholarship awards to enroll in Masters or PhD degree programs at any of the following four Pan African University listed (check link below).

The Pan African University was intellectualized back in 2008, as part of execution of thePlan of Action for the Second (2nd) Decade of Education for Africa, to assist the revival of higher education in Africa, and add to the accomplishment of the vision of the African Union. In 2009, a High Level Panel of eminent African Professors was established to help in the development of operationalization instruments that were endorsed by the Conference of Ministers of Education of the African Union in November 2009. The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union reached a decision to create the Pan African University (PAU) later in 2010, and the following year, on December 14th, 2011, theAUC established Pan African University as a flagship continental initiative.

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Available Subjects

All courses offered at the university.

Eligible Nationalities and Benefits

This scholarship is open to students from countries all over the world.

Benefits of the Scholarships

The African Union Commission will provide full scholarship awards to the successful African applicants.

Requirements

For the Master’s Scholarship, Candidates must be:

Age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicant.

  • Applicants may be asked to undergo a written or oral test after pre-selection.

For the PhD Scholarship, Candidates must be:

At most, 35 years old for male and 40 years for female candidates

  • Applicants may be asked to undergo a written or oral test after pre-selection.
  • Applicants for the Masters in Conference Interpreting and Translation degree programs are required to have outstanding knowledge of minimum of two (2) of the African Union’s official languages (English, French, Arabic and Portuguese).

Selection Criteria: Applicants with motivation, potential and who wish to take on transformative leadership roles as industrialists, academics, innovators, professionals as well as entrepreneurs are highly encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply

Documents Required for Application

For the Master’s Scholarship, Candidates must satisfy the following conditions

  1. Undergraduate degree from a renowned university, with minimum of a second class upper division or an equivalent result, in a relevant discipline;
  2. Certified copies of applicable certificates, transcripts (from university as well as high school)
  3. Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page)
  4. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm)
  5. Detail CV
  6. Recommendation letter from ONE of his/her former University lecturers
  7. Names of 3 Reference University lecturers (with email address and whatsapp number) (Mandatory)

For the PhD Scholarship, Candidates must meet the following requirements: 

  1. A Master’s degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university;
  2. Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts
  3. Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page);
  4. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  5. Detail CV;
  6. Recommendation letters from 2 Professors;
  7. A three (3) to four (4) page Research Concept Note (to include tentative title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research and so on);
  8. Names of 3 Reference University Teachers (with email address and whatsapp number); (Mandatory);

Interested and qualified? Go to PanAfrican University (PAU) on www.au-pau.org to apply.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

Deadline

The deadline for the scholarship award application is 10th September 2020. Applicants should ensure they submit their applications on or before the specified date.