Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2023/2024

Applications are open for Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2023/2024, and the Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2023/2024 can be accessed below.

Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2023/2024



About Scholarship

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 toward the achievement of a prosperous, integrated, and peaceful Africa.

Scholarship Sponsor(s)Pan African University/African Union.

Host Institution(s): Pan African University Institutes

Scholarship Worth: Not Stated

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate (Master and PhD)

Nationality: Africans

Scholarship Descriptions:

Young, qualified, talented, and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join Master’s or Ph.D. degree programs 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.

Reasons to join PAU:

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

Pan African University 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.
  • Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences -including climate change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

Eligibility conditions for the 2023/2024 Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships Awards are broken down into categories as follows;

Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes;

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Maximum age of 30 years for males and 35 years for female applicants
  • 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, and transcripts (from university and high school)
  • Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page)
  • Clear colored passport-size photograph (2cmx2cm)
  • Detail CV
  • Recommendation letter from ONE of his/her former University lecturers
  • Names of 3 Reference University lecturers (with an email address and WhatsApp number) (*Mandatory).

Admission Requirements for Doctoral Programmes:

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions;

  • Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after pre-selection.
  • Candidates for the Master in Conference Interpreting and Translation programs are required to have excellent knowledge of at least two of the African Union’s official languages (Arabic, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese).

Application Procedures

  • How-to-Apply: All applications should be completed online at
  • then reach the support through: [email protected]
  • The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to successful African candidates.

Application Deadline10 September 2023

How To Apply

Click Here To Apply for the Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2023/2024.


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