African Union/Chinese government Master’s Scholarship Tenable at Universities in the People’s Republ


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


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


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

Theoretical Economics in National Development


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.


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.