To encourage the participation of young African Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons at Masters programmes in the fields of Natural Sciences, Agriculture, Health, Education, Engineering, and Social Sciences; the African Union Commission is offering a Call for Scholarship Applications.
Application Deadline: 30th April 2019
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: African Union Member Countries
To be taken at (country): African Union Member Countries
About the Award:The 2019 Scholarship offer is aimed to provide an important opportunity for enhancing the knowledge, professional skills and capacity of refugees and displaced persons; and thereby streamline their integration to contribute for sustainable development in Africa.
The Scholarship Scheme is intended to enable young Africans to study in reputable African Universities with a binding agreement that beneficiaries will work in any African country for at least the same duration of scholarship period after graduation.
Fields of Study: Masters Programmes in Natural Sciences, Agriculture, Health, Education, Engineering, and Social Sciences.
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Scholarship, a candidate must:
No application will be considered without an admission letter from a university, and an official registration as a refugee or displaced person.
Selection Criteria: The Scholarships are granted on academic merit and based on a rigorous selection process.
Number of Awardees:
Value of Scholarship: The scholarship award covers the following:
Duration of Scholarship: The Masters programme should be of two years duration.
How to Apply: Interested candidates can apply on-line using the link www.edu-au.org/scholarship
They can submit their applications by post after completing the Scholarship Application Form, which is available on the Africa Union website:
The application documents should include the following:
Applicants applying on-line should produce electronic copies of the above documents and submit as attachments.
Applicants who submit their applications by post should make two (2) sets of hard copies of all the above documents. The Application must be sent to the address below.
Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology
African Union Commission
P.O. Box 3243
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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