P4hpt Ph.D. And Masters Scholarships For African Students, 

P4hpt Ph.D. and Masters Scholarships for African Students is targeted at African students who want to pursue a high degree (Ph.D. and Masters) to provide them with aid to achieve their dream.

As a prospective applicant and an African student, kindly read through to know your eligibility status for the scholarship program.

About P4hpt 

Partnering for Health Professionals Training in African Universities (P4HPT) is an EU-funded project under the Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme.

It aims at building the capacity of health professionals.

This is to expand the health workforce size in the target countries and subsequently improve the well-being of communities.

Partnering for Health Professionals Training in African Universities (P4HPT), an EU-funded project under the Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme offers Ph.D. and master’s scholarships for African students.

Essentially, the program awards scholarships to postgraduate students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the partner institutions.

There are 41 full-time Master’s Scholarships and 18 full-time Ph.D. Scholarships.


Ph.D. and Masters program at one of the partner institutions: University of Ghana (Ghana), Makerere University (Uganda), Uganda Martyrs University (Uganda), Stellenbosch University (South Africa), University of Nairobi (Kenya), Moi University (Kenya),

Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique), University of Burundi (Burundi), University of Juba (South Sudan), University of Lesotho (Lesotho), and Catholic University of Bukavu (Democratic Republic of Congo).


MSc./MPhil in Applied Health Social Sciences, M. Phil Anatomy, Master of Nursing (Midwifery and Women’s Health), Masters of Public Health (MPH), MSc.

Health Services Management, Masters of Dental Surgery in Pediatric Dentistry, Master of dental surgery in Prosthodontics, Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontology, Master of Dental surgery in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

Masters in Cytopathology, Masters in Microbiology, Masters in Virology, MSC International Health Research Ethics (masters program).

For Ph.D. program in Public Health, Health Sciences, Medical Microbiology, and Haematological Pathology.

Funded By

Partnering for Health Professionals Training in African Universities (P4HPT) a European Commission-funded project

Eligible Nationality

Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Burundi, South Sudan, Lesotho, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Beneficiaries(Target Groups)

(Target Group 1) P4hpt Ph.D. and Masters Scholarships target students from Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, South Sudan, and Lesotho.

(Target Group 2) all African countries except partner countries can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Number

There are 41 full-time master’s scholarships and 18 full-time Ph.D. scholarships.

Scholarship Duration

The scholarship is awarded for up to 24 months for a master’s program, 48 months for a doctoral program, and up to 6 months for staff.

Scholarship Worth

The P4hpt Ph.D. and Masters Scholarships cover: Round-trip flight ticket and visa costs (using a preferred travel agent and calculated against direct linear distance)

Also, direct participation costs such as tuition, registration, and service fees, where applicable, and Comprehensive Travel Insurance (Health, Accident, and Travel).

Also, a monthly subsistence allowance for the mobility period Master: €600 for 24 months Doctorates: €900 for 48 months Staff: €1000 for six months  

Eligibility Requirements For P4hpt Ph.D. and Masters Scholarships

To apply for P4hpt Ph.D. and Masters Scholarships, applicants are required to meet the requirements based on the target group

‣ Target Group 1: Applicants must be nationals and/or residents in one of the following countries – Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, South Sudan, Lesotho

‣ Target Group 2: African nationals and residents registered in a higher education institution of African countries not included in the partnership or who have obtained a higher education institution degree or equivalent from an institution of these countries.

Specific countries mentioned are Sudan, Mali, Togo, Cameroon, and Zimbabwe,

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ Candidates are to complete two (2) applications simultaneously for admission into the program at the respective institution and for scholarship;

a)  Application for Admission–Visit the website of any of the partner institutions for guidelines on how to apply.

For admission and/or visit the application page for details or partner institutions’ application sites.

Application Page

b)  Application for Scholarship – Interested applicants must carefully read the GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION and email their completed APPLICATION FORMS to [email protected]

Scholarships will only be offered to candidates who have gained admission to the respective partner institution.

Deadline For P4hpt Ph.D. and Masters Scholarships: 

The application submission ends at 23:59 GMT on 5th June, Yearly.

For more information about P4hpt Ph.D. and Masters Scholarships

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