African Union Master and Doctoral Scholarships for African Students in China, 2018/2019

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The Government of the People’s Republic of China is inviting applications for master scholarships for the students of African countries. The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees at Universities in the People’s Republic of China.

Tenable at Universities in the People’s Republic of China. Students from African countries are eligible to apply.

The Commission of the African Union acts as the executive/administrative branch or secretariat of the AU (and is somewhat analogous to the European Commission). It consists of a number of Commissioners dealing with different areas of policy. The Commission is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It should be distinguished from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, (based in Banjul, Gambia), which is a separate body that reports to the African Union.

In order to be eligible fluency in the English language, as it is the teaching language Candidates may be required for a written or oral examination after pre-selection.

Brief Description:

  • Application Deadline: June 29, 2018
  • Course Level: The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to pursue the following programme:
  • Master degree programme: Public Policy, Public Administration of National Development, Public Administration, Public Administration in International Development and Governance, Public Administration, Chinese Economy, Management of Rural Development and Management Studies, Public Health, International Communication, Transportation Engineering of Railway Operation and Management, Transportation Engineering, Professional Accounting Program, Auditing, Program in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, Information and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrification & Information Technology in Rail Transit, International Law and Chinese Law, Public Diplomacy, International Relations.
  • Doctoral Degree programme: Theoretical Economics in National Development
  • Nationality: Students from African countries are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility Status:

Eligible Countries: Students from African countries are eligible to apply:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

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. Admission Requirements Candidates applying must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. 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)
  2. Maximum age of 35 years
  • 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: How to Apply:

 All applicants must apply directly through the respective University website and send copies by email to Caseley Olabode Stephens

The Closing date for the submission of applications with all supporting documents is 29TH June 2018. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

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 coloured passport size photograph (3 x 4)

4) Recommendations from two academic referees

5) Health Certificate.

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