2015 GE Scholarship Program is in Progress – How to Apply

GE scholarshipI am glad to announce to the general public, especially Ghanaian 100 undergraduate students that GE Scholarship 2015/2016 still on progress.

GE a wholly-owned affiliate of General Electric Company has been engaged in infrastructure development in Ghana for several years, notably through the supply of technology, services and know-how, training initiatives, investment and supply chain development in the power, transportation and healthcare sectors

GE will provide a flat-rated scholarship support through the “the GE Scholarship”, for the benefit of certain University of Ghana Level 100 under-graduate students in the areas of BSc Applied Sciences during the years of 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 (individually the “Scholarship Year”). Scholarships are renewable annually.

Eligible Candidates for GE Scholarship

You are eligible to apply if you:

  1. Only Ghanaian are eligible to apply.
  2. Only Level 100 student of any university in Ghana are eligible to apply.
  3. An applicant must have obtained an aggregate of 15 or better at the WASSCE.
  4. An applicant must be able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
  5. An applicant must have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).
  6. Only BSc in the Applied Science Earth Science, Computer Engineering IT or Computer Science can apply.
  7. An applicant must be able to maintain a 2.5 CGPA

How to Apply for GE Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded for four years and eligible candidates who receive a GE Scholarship in a current year can apply for the GE Scholarship for the subsequent year(s) provided they maintain a Grade Point Average of (GPA) 2.5 or better.

Download and submit a completed GE- FUND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM  and the required essays, a copy of your academic records (WASSCE grades) letters of recommendation and supporting need documents.

You may be asked for additional information if corrections are needed or if any information/response on your application is not clear.

OTHER NEEDE DOCUMENTS

The following are examples of documents that can be used to support this application:

For need:

  • 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.

For Academic
• 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

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

GE Scholarship Application Closing Date

The submission of the applications form is closing on FRIDAY OCTOBER 16TH, 2015 at 3:00pm

 

For enquiries call the Students Financial Aid Office on 020-518-6904/0302- 945-312 or email finaid@ug.edu.gh.

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.

 

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Article by Nicholas

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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