Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2020/21

Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2020/21: Pan African University (PAU) is pleased to announce the 2020/21 scholarship application for Africans wishing to enrol in a full-time postgraduate studies in a PAU institute. The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

The Pan African University 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.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): African Union

Scholarship to be taken at: Africa

Scholarship level: Postgraduate (PhD and Masters)

Scholarship Slots: Several

Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded

Subject Eligibility: Postgraduate courses tenable at an PAU institute.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: The scholarship is for African students.


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Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: To be considered for the Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2020/21, applicants are to meet the following criteria:

  • 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.
  • Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must have obtained good grades in relevant bachelor or master’s degree from recognized university.

Application Procedures for the Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2020/21


Applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

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


Other Opportunities:

  1. Call for Application: African Union Youth Innovation Challenge 2020
  2. Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship for Africans 2020


Applicants are to register on the official application website and provide a valid Username and email. Applicants are to provide a password and thereafter login using their credentials.

Open the ‘Application’ page and provide all date required, click save button and finish the application.

Application Deadline: 10th September, 2020

Visit the Official Website for more Details

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