Pan African University MSc and PhD Scholarships


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. African students and the Africans in Diaspora are invited to apply for this Masters or PhD degree scholarship programmes.




Benefits of joining Pan African University

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




Eligibility for the Scholarships

  1. Applicants must be young, qualified, talented and enterprising from African countries and the African Diaspora wishing to study a postgraduate course at any PAU institute.
  2. Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play trans-formative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.
  3. Applicants must have obtained good grades in relevant bachelor or master’s degree from recognized university.





Applicants must have;

  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).
  3. Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page).
  4. Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm).
  5. Recommendation letter from ONE of his/her former university lecturers.
  6. Names of Reference University lecturers (with email address and whatsapp number).



Scholarship Summary

University: PAN African University

Sponsor: African Union Commission

Study Level: MSc and PhD

Value: Fully funded

Closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents is

10 September 2020

Application Link:


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