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 2018/2019 Academic Year.
The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees.
The scholarships are open to all qualified African Nationals who meet the admission requirements set forth below.
The Language of Instruction will be in English. Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles in Africa are particularly encouraged to apply.
Chinese Government/African Union Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships - Admission Requirements
Candidates applying must satisfy the following requirements:
i. Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field. For Doctoral Candidates (Master’s degree in a relevant field is required)
ii. Maximum age of 35 years
iii. Fluency in the English language, as it is the teaching language.
Candidates may be required for a written or oral examination after pre-selection.
Application Procedure for Chinese Government/African Union Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships
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:
1) Curriculum Vitae including education, work experience and publications if any;
2) Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, and personal details page of national passport (at least six month validity)
3) Clear colored passport size photograph (3*4)
4) Recommendations from two academic referees
5) Health Certificate.
All applicants must apply directly through the respective University website and send copies by email to Caseley Olabode Stephens StephensC@africa-union.org.
Application Deadline: June 29th 2018
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