Must Read: How To Apply For Scholarship In Ghana Or Abroad

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The Scholarships Secretariat exist to utilize Government funds. GETFUND and Donor Support, for the provision of Scholarships to brilliant but needy students and qualified Ghanaian workers at a minimum access cost for Human Resource Development for the purpose of National Growth and Development.

Students who wish to apply for the scholarship in any of the local or foreign tertiary institutions should endeavor and follow the below outline for assistance.

How to Apply for Scholarship.

Local Tertiary

The Local Tertiary awards are in form payment of Thesis and Bursary grants to Postgraduate Students in the Public Tertiary Institutions in Ghana.

The award also covers payment of Disability Grants to the Physically Challenged Ghanaian Students in Tertiary Institutions and Long Stay Allowance for Medical Science students in Public Tertiary Institutions in the country.

Mode of Application

Application forms are downloaded from the Secretariat’s website (www.ghanascholarshipsecretariat.com) after a registration code is sent to the various institutions at the beginning of the academic year.

Duly completed application forms must be endorsed by the designated institutional authority and submitted through the Dean of Graduate School to the Scholarships Secretariat. This facility does not apply to sandwich, part-time, private/fee paying students in public tertiary institutions.

The documents are vetted by the Secretariat to ensure conformity to eligibility criteria.
For Disability allowance, completed application forms must be accompanied with medical certificate stating the percentage of disability.

Requirements

LOCAL TERTIARY SCHOLARSHIPS


A. Applicants are to take note of the following;

  • i. Should have gained admission into a local tertiary institution
  • ii. Should have registered and enrolled to undertake the course
  • iii. The Institution should be accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB)
  • iv. Categories of Local Tertiary Institutions (Private and Public)
  • v. Nurses/Teacher Training Colleges
    • Colleges of Agriculture
    • Polytechnics
    • Technical Universities
    • Universities
    • Certificate awarding tertiary institutions

B. Continuing students should apply online between 1St April – 15Th May of each academic year.

C. New students who had late admission should apply between 1st – 30th September of each academic year

D. Applicants will undertake an online aptitude test during the application process.

E. Appear before a panel for interviews in your selected district

F. The information of the applicant will be forwarded to the institutions of the applicant for confirmation and validation.

G. Electronic award letters will be issued to the successful applicants by the Scholarships Secretariat.

H. Payment of scholarship entitlements to respective institutions

THE 4 EASY STEPS TO YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

1. Open the web address www.scholarshipgh.com
2. Create an account to register
3. Complete the application form and upload academic transcripts, admission letters and academic certificate.
4. Complete an online aptitude test and be scheduled for a selection interview in your selected disctrict.

KINDLY CONTACT THE SECRETARIAT FOR MORE INFORMATION
Hotlines: 0302 9629 280302 9629 290302 9629 300302 9629 31
Email: info@ghanascholarshipsecretariat.com
Website: www.ghanascholarshipsecretariat.com
GPS Address: GA 028-2065

Foreign Tertiary

Foreign tertiary awards cover scholarships at the tertiary level of education in a foreign country. This is based on a Bilateral Cooperation Agreement between the Government of Ghana and the Government of the awarding country.Currently, the countries that fall under this category include:

  • Russia
  • Hungary
  • Algeria
  • China
  • Morocco
  • German Government Doctoral Programme (DAAD)

In addition to the above, the Commonwealth Secretariat also award scholarships to Ghanaian at the postgraduate level based on a multilateral arrangement between Ghana and Commonwealth member countries.

There are other countries awarding scholarships to Ghanaians without a counterpart funding from the Government of Ghana.
These countries are:

  • Australia Government Awards
  • Japanese Government MEXT Scholarships
  • Turkish Government Awards
  • Mauritius Government Scholarship

Mode of Application

All scholarship offers under Bilateral Cooperation Agreements are received through Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration. The role of the Secretariat in the administration of these scholarships entails:

  • Publicity on Secretariat’s website and notice board, as well as one newspaper with nationwide circulation
  • Receipt and processing of applications based on eligibility criteria
  • Interviews and selection of applicants by a committee.
  • Submission of selected applicants to awarding country for further consideration.
  • Communication of awards to successful applicants.

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