University of Ghana Scholarship for International Students 2024-2025

If you have just made plans for university, and you are a foreign student who considers Ghana your study destination, you have an opportunity waiting for you. In this update, I’m going to talk about the University of Ghana scholarship for international students.

The University of Ghana is one of the finest institutions for higher education in West Africa. Here, you will experience an exceptional opportunity to achieve your academic aspirations. The University’s scholarship program for international students provides a comprehensive package covering tuition, textbooks, accommodation, meals, and other necessary expenses. This scholarship is available for four years, provided the student maintains a minimum B average CGPA (3.0 GPA).

University of Ghana Scholarship for International Students

In this section, you are going to see all the currently available scholarships at the University of Ghana that you can apply for in 2024.

1. UG Scholarship For Level 100

The University of Ghana is offering the UG Scholarship for the 2024-2025 academic year. This scholarship aims to help students who are smart but need financial support. It’s open to regular students from the Main Campus or City Campus.

How to Apply

  1. Check if you’re eligible on the eligibility page.
  2. Fill out the online form and attach all necessary documents.
  3. Answer all questions completely.
  4. You might need to provide more information if there are mistakes or unclear answers.

If shortlisted, you’ll have an interview. Successful applicants will get a letter from the SFAO detailing their financial aid, which will be added to your student account.

Who Can Apply

  • Level 100 students.
  • Regular students from the Main or City Campus.
  • Students who pay regular fees.
  • Those with limited family income or not enough money for school expenses.
  • Students with determination and a track record of success.
  • Students who scored 20 or better in the WASSCE.

2. SRC Yi Bi Boa Scholarship Scheme

The SRC Yi Bi Boa Scholarship is a program at the University of Ghana to help students who are smart but don’t have enough money. The SRC works with the Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) to offer this scholarship every year. It’s for students at the University of Ghana who need financial help and are doing well in their studies.

Who Can Apply?

  1. Students at the University of Ghana (regular, fee-paying, city campus, or distance education).
  2. Students who really need financial help.

How to Apply

  1. Fill out an online form and send it with all the needed documents to the SFAO.
  2. Answer all the questions on the form completely.
  3. You might need to give more information if something is unclear or wrong.

If you’re shortlisted, you’ll have an interview. If you get the scholarship, the SFAO will tell you, and the money will go to your university account.

Applying for Financial Aid

  1. Apply online and submit a printed copy of the form with two essays and all documents to the SFAO by 3:00 pm on 14th June 2023.
  2. Choose “New Application Submission” if it’s your first time or if you didn’t get it before.
  3. Choose “Renewal of Application” if you’ve had this financial aid before.
  4. Also, hand in a printed copy of your online form with all documents to the SFAO by the deadline.

3. Call for Application: 2024/2025 UG Scholarship

The University of Ghana is offering financial aid for the 2024/2025 academic year through the UG Sponsorship program. This scholarship helps needy and bright regular students on the Main Campus with their tuition fees.

How to Apply

  1. Visit the UG website: www.ug.edu.gh.
  2. Go to ‘Admission’ and select ‘Financial Aid/UG Scholarship’.
  3. Read the eligibility criteria and fill out the online application form, including the required essays.
  4. Print a hard copy of the completed form’s preview and submit it with all necessary supporting documents to the Students Financial Aid Office before the deadline.

Required Documents

  1. Admission letter copy
  2. Proof of registration
  3. Academic records (WASSCE grades/Transcripts)
  4. Recommendation letters
  5. Siblings’ birth certificates
  6. Documents showing financial need
  7. Any other relevant documents

Eligibility

  1. You must be a regular University of Ghana student.
  2. Demonstrate limited family income or insufficient funds for educational expenses.
  3. Show determination and success in other areas.
  4. Have a WASSCE aggregate of 20 or better, or a CGPA of 2.5 or better if you’re a continuing student.

Applications without hardcopy submissions to SFAO will be disqualified.

4. E.P.I Scholarships

The Students Financial Aid Office is now taking applications for the 2024/25 Educational Pathways International scholarships. These scholarships are for talented students from needy areas.

Scholarships cover tuition, books, room, board, and more for four years, given you maintain a B average (3.0 GPA).

You can apply if you:

  1. Are a first-year student.
  2. Live in a poor area.
  3. Show you have a low family income and can’t afford educational costs.
  4. Are determined and have succeeded in other areas.
  5. Scored 11 or better in the WASSCE.
  6. Are a continuing student with a 3.5 CGPA or a third-year student in a six-year program.
  7. Aren’t getting any other scholarships and won’t accept others while in this program.
  8. Are a medical student (first-year or continuing with a 3.5 CGPA).

Fill out the online form and write the required essays. Print a copy of the form and supporting documents like transcripts, recommendation letters, birth certificates of siblings, and other helpful documents. Submit these to the Financial Aid Office by 31st January 2025.

Conclusion

So, that’s it with the University of Ghana scholarship for international students. Make sure to go for the one that applies to you as a foreign student in Ghana.

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