Chinese Government/African Union Commission Master’s & Doctoral Scholarships 2018/2019 for young Africans to study in China (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: June 29th 2018

The Government of The People’s Republic of China has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, to enable African students study in China in the 2018/2019 Academic Year. The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees.

The scholarships are open to all qualified African Nationals who meet the admission requirements set forth below. The Language of Instruction will be in English. Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles in Africa are particularly encouraged to apply.
Admission Requirements
Candidates applying must satisfy the following requirements:
i. Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field.
For Doctoral Candidates (Master’s degree in a relevant field is required)
ii. Maximum age of 35 years
iii. Fluency in the English language, as it is the teaching language
Candidates may be required for a written or oral examination after pre-selection
Application Procedure
Applications must be submitted with a cover letter stating motivation for applying and how
the qualification will enable you to serve the continent. Applications must also be accompanied with the following:
1) Curriculum Vitae including education, work experience and publications if any;
2) Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, and personal details page of national passport (at least six month validity)
3) Clear colored passport size photograph (3*4)
4) Recommendations from two academic referees
5) Health Certificate.
  • Interested applicants can access the requirement through the link
  • All applicants must apply directly through the respective University website and send copies by email to Caseley Olabode Stephens [email protected].
  • The Closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents is: 29TH June 2018.
  • Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the African Union Commission Master’s & Doctoral Scholarships 2018/2019 


    • hi i’m Manassee Kitewa.
      thanks for tis opportunity, how do i apply for the mentioned scholarship?

  1. Thanks for the opportunity. However, the maximum age requirement of 35 for a Doctoral candidates should be revisited.

  2. Bonjour
    Je suis un Architecte et j’aimerai bien postulé mais mon age est au delà de 35 ans. J’ai 39 ans, j’aimerai bien aider mon continent. Que dois-je faire?

  3. Hi! I,m Nigerian Graduate of Civil and Water Resources Engineering, University of Maiduguri Borno State. This is quite great opportunity for us Africans, but the guides to the application is hiden because I have tried several times but I could not get specific links that will directly lead you to apply button and now is too late, the date line is just tomorrow. can anyone help? Thank you

  4. I’m Adjottin Bruno faculty of science student, Abomey Calavi university..l’m beninese. Thank for this opportunity. So l’m late to apply now and l’ll be bouncy coming day. Please to send I all here.

  5. I am interested to apply for my masters program in engineering Field for 2019/2020 pleas help me how to get this opportunity

  6. My name is hassan mohmed warsame i have abacholar degree in banking and finance i need to get master scholarship from china thanks from hearing you


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