University of Ghana – Foundation Edu Scholarships 2015

university of ghana 1Are you willing to study in University of Ghana? If yes, then apply for this scholarship. Foundation Edu Scholarship Scheme at University of Ghana for Undergraduate African Students

Foundation Edu Scholarships is a family foundation specializing in higher education in Africa which offers African students the opportunity to access higher education in their country of origin. They not only support individual growth paths, but also the creation of professionalism that can, in the long run, contribute to sustainable socio-economic development.

The Scholarship will cover tuition, books, as well as room and board, and will be awarded for four years as long as excellent academic standards of at least a B average of 3.00 CGPA continue to be met and need is demonstrated.

The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2015/16 applications for the award of the Fondazione Edu scholarship scheme for Level 100 students from areas of need.

The STUDENTS FINANCIAL AID OFFICE is located at House No. 11 East Legon – Main Campus behind the College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences and opposite CEGENSA.

 

You are Eligible to Apply if you meet UG-SFAO Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Are a Level 100 student.
  2. Obtained an aggregate of 14 or better at the WASSCE.
  3. Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
  4. Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).
  5. Continuing science student with CGPA 3.75 and above (very limited slots)
  6. The applicant must be Citizens of ANY African country

NOTE: SCIENCE STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

 

HOW TO APPLY

Eligible candidate should Download FE- SFAO FORM AF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION and Submit a completed form, a copy of your academic records (WASSCE grades) letters of recommendation and supporting need documents.

OTHER DOCUMENTS

The following are the other documents needed to support your application:

Academic Documents
• High School Transcripts (Terminal Reports)
• West African Senior School Certificate Exam Results (WASSCE)
• University Acceptance Letter
• Records regarding achievement tests, academic awards, honors, and substantive assessments by teachers, including letters of recommendation.
• Confirm that you are not currently receiving support through any other scholarship program

Other Documents
• Official pay slip or payroll record of parents/guardians or the applicant.
• Recent school receipts/ bills of siblings of school going age.
• Tax return receipts– IRS, VAT, tabletop hawking receipts, etc.
• Birth Certificates (of siblings).
• Death Certificate or Burial permit (in case of death of a parent).
• Pension letter for retired parents/guardians.
• Bank Statements / Ghana Cocoa Board Farmers Association Passbook.
• SSNIT contribution statements.
• Money transfer receipts.
• National Health Insurance receipts (showing premium paid).
• Evidence of other dependents of parents/guardians.
• Any other supporting documents that you believe will assist in the processing, of your application.

Please Note
It is important that your eligibility for student financial aid be based upon accurate information. In doing so, together, we can ensure that the right students get financial support, and that the integrity of the University of Ghana Students Financial Aid programme is preserved

 

SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATIONS DEADLINE

DEADLINE for the submission of the applications is THURSDAY OCTOBER 22ND, 2015 at 3:00pm

 

For more enquiries call the Students Financial Aid Office on 020-518-6904/0302- 945-312 or email finaid@ug.edu.gh. Or visit http://www.ug.edu.gh/aid/fondedu

 

MyEduGist Team

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Nicholas Babatunde Lateef is a Blogger and Career Builder (Business and Educational Consultant). He is the Founder and CEO of MyEduGist. He has the passion to provide useful and quality update about Education, Examinations and Scholarships worldwide. You can also like him on Facebook, follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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