2018 Call for Applications for Master’s Scholarship Tenable at Universities in the People’s Republic of China CLOSING DATE: 29th June 2018

2018 Call for Applications for Master’s Scholarship Tenable at Universities in the People’s Republic of China

CLOSING DATE: 29th June 2018


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 to study in China in the 2018/2019 Academic Year. The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Masters and Doctoral Degrees in the following Programmes.


1 Public Policy Peking University – Website:



2 Public Administration of National Development Peking University – Website: www.isscad.pku.edu.cn
3 Public Administration Tsinghua University – Website: http://www.sppm.tsinghua.edu.cn/english/Admission/IMPA
4 Public Administration in International Development and Governance Tsinghua University – Website: http://www.sppm.tsinghua.edu.cn/english/MID
5 Public Administration Sun Yat-sen University – Website: http://www.sysu.edu.cn  | http://iso.sysu.edu.cn
6 Chinese Economy Renmin University of China – Website: http://econ.ruc.edu.cn/en/
7 Management of Rural Development and Management Studies China Agricultural University – Website: http://admissions.cau.edu.cn
8 Public Health Southern Medical University – Website: http://web2.fimmu.com/lxs/
9 International Communication Communication University of China – Website: http://sie.cuc.edu.cn
10 Transportation Engineering of Railway Operation and Management Beijing Jiaotong University – Website: http://study.bjtu.edu.cn
11 Transportation Engineering Central South University – Website: http://stte.csu.edu.cn
12 Professional Accounting Program Shanghai National Accounting Institute – Website: www.snai.edu
13 Auditing Nanjing Audit University – Website: www.nau.edu.cn
14 Program in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development Tongji University – Website: http://unep-iesd.tongji.edu.cn
15 Information and Communication Engineering Huazhong University of Science and Technology – Website: http://english.hust.edu.cn http://iso.hust.edu.cn
16 Electrical Engineering Xi’an Jiaotong University – Website: http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn
17 Electrification & Information Technology in Rail Transit Southeast Jiaotong University – Website: http://iso.swjtu.edu.cn
18 International Law and Chinese Law Wuhan University – Website: http://admission.whu.edu.cn
19 Public Diplomacy Jilin University – Website: http://sipa.jlu.edu.cn
20 International Relations China Foreign Affairs University Website: http://www.cfau.edu.cn
1 Theoretical Economics in National Development Peking University – Website: www.isscad.pku.edu.cn

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:

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

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.

Note: Interested applicants can access the requirement through the link www.au.int All applicants must apply directly through the respective University website and send copies by email to Caseley Olabode Stephens StephensC@africa-union.org.

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.

Note: PDF version of this information is also available for download here.

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