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Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship 2018

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship 2018

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship 2018

The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2007 with the aim of contributing to the production and retention of high caliber African human capital for sustainable development of the continent in critical development areas, while promoting regional integration through intra-Africa mobility of students.

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.

To encourage the participation of young African female students at postgraduate level, for Masters and PhD programmes in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the African Union Commission is offering a Call for Scholarship Applications (For Female Applicants Only).

Eligible Field of Study.

The following fields of study are eligible:

The Masters programme should be of two years duration; while the PhD programme should be of three years duration.

Eligibility Criteria.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, a candidate must:

No application will be considered without an admission letter from a university.

Note: In order to promote, intra-Africa student mobility, candidates are encouraged to seek admission to universities in countries other than their own.


The scholarship award covers the following:

How to Apply.

Interested candidates should complete the Application Form in PDF format as well as the EXCEL Applicants’ Data Sheet, which are available on the Africa Union website.

The applicants should submit their formal application which should include the following:

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Official Webpage

Note that Electronic Copies of all the above documents should be submitted.

Applicants must scan and produce electronic copies of all the above documents (converted to PDF format) and send to the following e-mail address: OlgaA@africa-union.org copied to mwalimunyerere@africa-union.org.

In addition two (2) sets of hard copies of the above documents must be sent by post to the address below.

Mwalimu Nyerere Scholarship Programme
Education Division
Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology
African Union Commission
P.O. Box 3243 Addis Ababa,

Closing Date: 30th April 2018

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Posted by on April 19, 2018.

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