AU Scholarships Applications Deadlines Looming 9th Sept 2016 #Bsc #MSc #PhD


African Union Commission Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology

Call for Applications for Scholarship Tenable at Universities in the people’s Republic of China

 The Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission has the role to ensure the coordination of AU programmes in education and human resource development; science, technology and innovation; and youth empowerment. The Department provides technical support to Member States in the development and implementation of policies and programmes towards harmonisation, intra-African collaboration and experience sharing, as well as quality assurance in these fields, as contribution to attainment of the AU vision of integration, peace and prosperity of Africa.

The Government of The People’s Republic of China has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, to enable African students study in China in the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of the following Masters Degrees:

  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • International Communications

The scholarships are open to all qualified African Nationals who meet the admission requirements set forth below.

 Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles in Africa are particularly encouraged to apply.

 Admission Requirements

Candidates applying for Masters’ programmes must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field.
  • Maximum age of 32 years
  • Fluency in the English language, as it is the teaching language

 Candidates may be required to undergo a written or oral examination after pre-selection.

Application Procedure Applications must be submitted with a cover letter stating motivation for applying and how the qualification will enable you to serve the continent.  Applications must also be accompanied with the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae including education, work experience and publications if any;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, and personal details page of national passport (at least six month validity)
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (3*4)
  • Recommendations from two academic referees and one personal referee
  • Health Certificate

Applications should be sent by email to Ms Sylvie Kazenga Umuhoza UmuhozaS@africa-union.org

The Closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents is: 9th September 2016

 Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

Call for Applications for Scholarship Tenable at Various Universities in the Republic of Iran

The Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission has the role to ensure the coordination of AU programmes on human resource development matters. It also has the mandate to promote science and technology in the continent. The Department encourages and provides technical support to Member States in the implementation of policies and programmes in the above fields. It promotes research and publication on science and technology, promotes cooperation among Member States on education and training as well as youth participation in the integration of the continent; and acts as the Secretariat for the Scientific Council for Africa.

The Government of Iran has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, to enable African students study in Iran in the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Masters (MSc), or Doctorate (PhD) degrees in the following Engineering, Science and Mathematics fields:

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science (Hardware Engineering)
  • Computer Science (Software Engineering)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geo Sciences (Mineral Exploration)
  • Geo Sciences (Petroleum Geo Sciences)
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Molecular Biology
  • Space Sciences
  • Statistics

The scholarships are open to: All qualified African Nationals who meet the admission requirements set forth below.

 Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles in Africa, especially as  academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

 Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes

Candidates applying for MSc programmes must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field.
  • Maximum age of 26 years.

 

Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after pre-selection.

 Admission Requirements for PhD Programmes

Candidates applying for PhD programmes must satisfy the following requirements:

  • A Masters degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university
  • Maximum age of 31 years.

Application Procedure Applications must be submitted with a cover letter stating motivations for applying. Applications must also be accompanied with the following:

  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, and personal details page of national passport (at least six month valid)
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (3*4)
  • Recommendations from 3 Professors
  • Health Certificate
  • Completed Application Form
  • Applicants for PhD programmes are required to send in a 3 to 5 page research concept note

Applications should be sent by email to Fattya@africa-union.org

The Closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents is: 9 September 2016

 Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered

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