Published on Friday 02 September, 2022 09:08:45

1.  Call for Application

The General public is hereby informed that the Pan African University Scholarship programme will offer full scholarships for the academic year 2022/2023. Eligible Tanzanians are invited to apply Master’s and PhD degree programmes at any of the following four (4) listed institutes below:

Table: List of Pan African Institutions and MSc/MA/PhD programmes





Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), at the

Jomo Kenyatta University of

Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.

Masters (MSc)

§ Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

§ Mathematics (Statistics option)

§ Mathematics (Data science)

§ Civil Engineering (Structural option)

§ Civil Engineering (Construction and Management Option) 

§ Civil Engineering (Transportation option)

§ Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option) 

§ Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering option)

§ Mechatronic Engineering 

§ Mechanical Engineering


§ Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 

§ Mathematics  (Computational option)

§ Mathematics (Statistics option)

§ Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications


§ Electrical Engineering (Power Systems option)

§ Civil Engineering (Structural option)  



Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences- including Health and Agriculture

(PAULESI), at the University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria.

Masters (MSc)

§ Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)

§ Geosciences  (Petroleum Geosciences option)

§ Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)

§ Plant Breeding

§ Environmental Management 

§ Medicinal Plant Research and Drug Development 

§ Sports Management and Policy Development   

§ Avian Medicine  

§ Veterinary Vaccine production & Quality Control option 


§ Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)

§ Geosciences (Petroleum Geosciences option)

§ Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)

§ Plant Breeding 

§ Environmental Management


Pan African UniversityInstitute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), at the University of Yaounde II and the University of Buea, Cameroon.

Masters (MA)

§ Governance and Regional Integration

§ Conference Interpreting 

§ Translation 

§ Transborder languages and Intercultural Communication


§ Governance and Regional Integration



Pan African University

Institute for Water and Energy Sciences-including Climate Change (PAUWES), at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.

Masters (MSc)

§ Water  (Engineering option) 

§ Water  (Policy option) 

§ Energy (Engineering option) 

§ Energy (Policy option) 

§ Climate Change (Policy option) 

§ Climate Change Engineering option) 


2.  Admission Requirements

A.  Master’s Programmes *

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Not be older than 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants;
  • Have an Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second-class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field;
  • Certified true 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);
  • Detailed CV;
  • Recommendation letter from ONE of his/her former University lecturers; and
  • Names of 3 Reference University lecturers (with email address and WhatsApp number). (Mandatory)

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

* Candidates for the Master in Conference Interpreting and Translation programmes are required to have excellent knowledge of at least one of the African Union’s official languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Kiswahili and Spanish).  Academic Competence must be corroborated in academic transcripts at bachelors' level.

B.  Doctoral (PhD) Programmes          

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Maximum 35 years old for male and 40 years old for female applicants;
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field from PAU or any internationally recognized university;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates and transcripts;
  • Passport or National I.D. card (biometric/ personal details page);
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm);
  • Detailed CV;
  • Recommendation letters from 2 Professors;
  • A 3 – 4 page Research Concept Note (tentative title, research questions, objectives, significance of the research etc…); and
  • Names of 3 Reference University lectures (with email address and WhatsApp number); (Mandatory).      

3.  Application Procedure

  • Applications should be completed online at: For more information, go to:                                   
  • The deadline for applications is on 30th September, 2022. Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.
  • Further enquiries can be made through:

 Nota Bene: The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania will not provide a loan or grant for candidates who will be offered this scholarship. 

Issued by:

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Education,
Science and Technology,
Government City,
Mtumba Area,
Afya Street,
P. O. Box 10,
40479 DODOMA.
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