Pan African (African Union) University 2018/2019 (Masters & PhD) Scholarships for Africans (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: April 20th 2018

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.
  1. Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.
2. Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences – including Health and Agriculture
(PAULESI), at the University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria.
3. Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), at the University of Yaounde II and the University of Buea, Cameroon.
4. Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences- including climate
change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.
Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes *
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(2cmx2cm);
5. Maximum age of 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.
*Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after pre-selection.
Admission Requirements for Doctoral Programmes
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.
  • The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to the successful African candidates.
  • Scholarship awardees should be committed to working in Africa after graduation.
Application Procedure
Applications should be completed online at
Application forms should be downloaded at the following address:
Closing date for receipt of applications with all supporting documents: 20 APril 2018.
Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.
Further enquiries can be made through: [email protected]
Download Call for Application:

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Pan African (African Union) University 2018/2019 (Masters & PhD) Scholarships


  1. Dear sir/madam
    I am Mulatu from Wollega, Ethiopia.I have MA degree in Environment and land resource management. I am asking you to get PHD program on the same field or related field of study from your University.Please refer this an attachment before deciding the chance.Thank u for this chance!

  2. Dear sir.
    My name is Girma Gizachew from Wollega,Ethiopia.I want to applied for PHD programme in Enviromental science and related fileds. so, I Waited postive response from PAU

  3. Name, Bishaw Debas
    Contry , Ethiopia Africa
    Bsc in mechalical engineer
    phone +251922149170
    i want learn in MSC in mechalical engineer in africa

  4. hello dear acadamy when do you post the scholarship anouncement for masters program in civil engineering at university of jomo keniyata

  5. Name : Gizaw Fulas
    Country: Ethiopia, Africa
    M.Sc in Applied Statistics
    Phone: +251913444164/83249537
    I wnat to learn PhD in statistics or related science

  6. I am a first class graduate from Nigeria and want Masters scholarship to study at Oxford University London or Harvard University America.

  7. My name is Gelana Daba Adugna. I am from Ethiopia and I have Bsc in Geology. I would like to continue my Msc in any field of Earth science.

  8. Comment: Iam ngabire julius I have abacholar degree in Arts with education in kiswahili double main from kyambogo university and iam augandan ,I need a scholarship in a masters degree in the same field.

  9. Dear Sir /Madam
    I am Philip Zebidaya Dikpioru, South Sudanese by nationality graduated with Bacholar of Science and seeking Master programme. when will it be open for 2019

  10. Hi dear academy my name is Omar Ibrahim I’m from Djiboutian Nationality graduated Civil engineering I would like to continue Master structure my number 0025377407872


  12. Dear sir
    may name is yasin Abdi saed I have bachelors degree in nutrition and food science and I would like to apply masters PAU scholarships so I would like to know the time 2019/2020 master programme will open.
    best regards

  13. Dear Sir
    My is Abdi Ahmed.I have Master Degree in Politics,I would like to apply PhD program PAU scholarships in the same field. So when does the new intake start?

  14. Dear admission committee,
    My name is Baran Balex Ursile .F. I am a degree holder in computer Engineering/Software. I would like to know when the next intake for the master’s scholarship going to be? I really wish to apply.
    Thank you!

  15. Hellow: my name is Biqila Dessale wirtu I have bachelor degree in food technology and process Engineering would like to apply master PAU scholarship so would like to know the time 2019/2020 master program will open.
    best regards

  16. My name is TizazuTigstu from Ethiopia.I have BSC degree on General Forestry.I would like to study Masters degree on Environmental Managment so please give a chance for this.

    With great thanks

  17. Hi, I’m a graduate of B.ed English and wish to continue with my masters in English education (M.ed English ) so I want to know if you offer the course if not kindly link me up to any school that offer the course. Thank you.

  18. Hi, My name is Dean Jimmy Agada I’m a graduate of Physics (Geophysics Option). I want to study petroleum Geophysics in my Masters program at PAU. So I want to know if petroleum geophysics is offered at PAU? If no, kindly link me up to any school that offer the course. Thanks!

  19. Good morning sir/ma.
    Am Nanmwa Usman from West Africa,Nigeria.i hold in government and public administration and A chartered Administrator (Acia). I am of interest to attend schoolarship Msc. I will be great ful if am considered.

  20. Dear Sir/Madam;
    Please accept my profound compliment. I am a Liberian, and interested in obtaining a postgraduate scholarship in Wildlife management or in the area of protected area governance. I will highly appreciate in getting a positive response from you.

  21. I have master degree on geology. I would like to apply PhD program in the same field.
    Thank you.

  22. I am Rugare Tshuma form Zimbabwe seeking a scholarship to pursue a masters program in Technology for 2019/2020

  23. Cher(e) Madame, Monsieur.
    Je m’appelle AHMAT ABDRAMANE LONI ,de N’Djamena/Tchad. Agé de 25 ans, je suis titulaire d’une licence en Génie rural. Mon projet est de suivre mes études en science de l’environnement jusqu’au niveau Master d’ou Je souhaite postuler au programme de Master en sciences de l’environnement .

  24. Hi I am anbese lemecha from ethiopia , i graduated by geology with BSC degree , so i am interesting to learn in your university.

  25. I am desirous to apply for academic/lecturing position of senior lecturer at the Pan African University. Kindly send me details of how & when to apply please.

  26. hello, i am Elimbi ida.i wish to know how to apply in Pan University for health and earth science

  27. Hellow,My name is Mulue Tesfamariam from Eritrea and i have masters degree in General Mathematics so when will you open the scholarship for doctoral program.

  28. Dear Members of PAU
    My name is Getachew Smur .I have Master Degree in Hydraulic Engineering ,I would like to apply PhD program PAU scholarships in the same field. So when does the new intake start?


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