Applications from adequately qualified individuals are requested for the Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships Awards for Africans 2023/2024 throughout all four host institutes. Individuals who are interested are encouraged to study the eligibility requirements and apply.


The Pan African University is a project of the African Union’s Heads of State and Government. It is a premier continental university network whose aim is to deliver high-quality postgraduate education to help Africa become prosperous, integrated, and peaceful.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):

Pan African University/African Union.

Host Institution(s):

Pan African University Institutes

Scholarship Worth:

Not Stated

Number of Awards:


Study Level:

Postgraduate (Master and PhD)




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Scholarship Descriptions:

Young, qualified, intelligent, and enterprising students from African countries and the African Diaspora are welcome to apply to any of the four PAU institutes listed below for Masters or PhD degree programs.

Academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators, and entrepreneurs with potential and ambition to perform revolutionary leadership positions are especially urged to apply.

Reasons To Join PAU :

  • PAU offers excellent programs taught by world-class faculty.
  • A large network of academic and professional partners across the continent and elsewhere;
  • Scholarship program that is appealing;
    Degrees conferred jointly by Pan African University and its host universities;
  • Excellent job opportunities in some of the most rapidly increasing industries, with relevant career counseling; and Vibrant, multi-cultural, and Pan-African learning and research environments.
  • Institutes of Pan African University.
    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya hosts the Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology, and Innovation (PAUSTI).
  • The Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences-including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI) is located at the University of Ibadan (UI) in Nigeria.
  • The Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities, and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS) is located at the Universities of Yaounde II and Buea in Cameroon.
  • The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) is located in the University of Tlemcen in Algeria.
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Admission and Eligibility Requirements

The following are the eligibility requirements for the 2023/2024 Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships Awards:


Master’s Program Admission Requirements;

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Male applicants must be 30 years old, while female applicants must be 35 years old.
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent;
  • Certified copies of necessary credentials and transcripts (from high school and university).
  • Passport or national identification card (personal information page)
    2cmx2cm clear colorful passport photograph.
  • CV Recommendation letter from ONE of his or her former University instructors.
  • Names of three reference university lecturers (email addresses and WhatsApp numbers required) (*Mandatory).

Doctoral Program Admission Requirements:

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Following pre-selection, candidates may be required to take a written/oral examination.
  • Candidates for the Master of Conference Interpreting and Translation programs must be fluent in at least two African Union official languages (Arabic, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese).

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Procedures for Making Applications

How to Apply:

Complete all applications online or contact for assistance at

The African Union Commission will provide full scholarships to African candidates who are selected.
The application deadline is September 10, 2023.


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