Pan African University Scholarships for Africans 2022/2023 | Fully funded

The application process for this scholarship is now open. The programs are open to young, qualified, talented and entrepreneurial applicants based in African countries and the African diaspora.

Candidates who possess the potential to take leadership roles in academia, professionals, industrialists, innovation entrepreneurs or innovators will be especially welcomed into applications.

Pan African University Scholarship Overview

The Pan-African University Scholarship is now accepting applications from qualified African students, according to the African Union.

The Pan-African University Scholarships provide competent African students studying Master’s and PhD degrees in top programs instructed by eminent professors with fully financed scholarships.

The fellowship seeks to give young, qualified, talented, and ambitious applicants from African countries and the Diaspora with outstanding postgraduate study.

The African Union’s Heads of State and Government launched the Pan African University. A premier continental university network, whose goal is to offer postgraduate education of the highest caliber in order to realize a wealthy, united, and peaceful Africa.

Young people from African nations and the Diaspora are encouraged to apply to join Masters or PhD degree programs if they are qualified, talented, and entrepreneurial.

Young people who have the ability, drive, and ambition to play revolutionary leadership positions in academia, business, industry, and other fields are especially urged to apply.

Scholarship Summary

  • Host: African Union
  • Study Abroad: Study in Africa
  • Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships | PhD Scholarships 
  • Eligible Countries: African Countries
  • Reward: Full Scholarship
    • Tuition fees
    • Accommodation
    • Airfare Ticket
  • Deadline: September 15, 2022

Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the Pan-African University Scholarships, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Not be older than 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants;
  • Maximum 35 years old for male and 40 years old for female applicants (PhD Applicants);
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university (PhD Applicants);
  • Have an undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second-class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field;

Pan African University Scholarships Benefits

  • The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to successful candidates that will cover;
    • tuition fees
    • accommodation
    • airfare ticket
    • living stipends
  • Excellent programmes taught by world-renowned lectures;
  • 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 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 Scholarship Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Certified true copies of relevant certificates, and transcripts (from university and high school);
  • Passport or National I.D. card (personal details page);
  • Clear coloured passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  • Detailed CV;
  • Recommendation letter from ONE of his/her former University lecturers;
  • Recommendation letters from 2 Professors (PhD Applicants)
  • A 3 to 4 page Research Concept Note (tentative title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc…) (PhD Applicants);
  • Names of 3 Reference University lecturers (with an email address and WhatsApp number) ;(Mandatory).

How to apply for Pan African University Scholarship

All Applications should be completed online. And for more information go to the website of the African Union.

The Call will be launched on 15 July 2022 and will close on 15 September 2022. Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.