2016 Pan African University Scholarships

Overview: 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. 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 PAU institutes: Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI) at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Kenya, Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences – including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI) at the University of Ibadan (UI) Nigeria,Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences(PAUGHSS) at the University of Yaounde II, and the University of Buea Cameroon and Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences – including climate change (PAUWES) at the University of Tlemcen Algeria. Scholarship awardees should be committed to working in Africa after graduation.

Study Level: Masters/PhD

Area of Study: Masters in 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), Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option), Geosciences(Petroleum Geosciences option), Health Sciences(Reproductive Health option), Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option), Plant Breeding, Environmental Management, Governance and Regional Integration, Trans Border languages(Kiswahili option), Conference Interpreting, Translation, Water (Engineering option), Water (Policy option), Energy(Engineering option), Energy (Policy Option)

PhD in 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), Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option), Geosciences(Petroleum Geosciences option), Health Sciences(Reproductive Health option), Health Sciences(Reproductive Biology option), Plant Breeding, Environmental, Governance and Regional Integration

Scholarship Value: Full Scholarships

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 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 Masters in Conference Interpreting and Translation program are required to have excellent knowledge of at least two of the African Union’s official languages (Arabic, English, French and Portuguese)

For Doctorate Programmes, Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:
A Masters degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally 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 35 years for male and 40 years for female applicants.

How to Apply: Applications should be completed online 

Deadline: 1 April 2016

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