We have mentioned few scholarships for Ghanaian students available for bachelors, masters, PhD and research programs. Get the latest details about Ghana scholarships and grants for Ghanaian Students who wish to upgrade their studies in Ghana or in any other foreign land. A number of international universities along with other Ghanaian academic bodies are providing adequate financial aid in the form of scholarship opportunities which help students to offset the costs of their studies. Click on the following links and find information about the recent scholarships for Ghanaian.
SAWISE Angus Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SAWISE) is awarding scholarship for black female from sub-Saharan Africa. Scholarship is awarded only for studies at Honours level (or 4th year equivalent e.g. in engineering) in any field of science and engineering. The value of scholarship is R15 000 p.a. for a period of one year. South African applicants will be given preference. The application deadline is 15 November annually.
Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust (Test) for Ghana
Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust (Test) is offering two fully funded Scholarships for Ghanaian students. These scholarships are available for undergraduate studies at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Scholarships are awarded to both new and to continuing students and are reviewed annually against both need and academic performance. The application deadline is 31st August, 2015.
Macedonian Government Undergraduate Scholarships
Applications are invited for Macedonian government scholarships available for foreign students to pursue undergraduate studies for the academic 2015/2016
Intermediate Fellowships for Ghanaian Students
Wellcome Trust is offering research fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Research should be aimed at understanding and improving public health and tropical medicine of local, national and global relevance. Fellows must be based primarily in a low- and middle-income country. The fellowships are awarded for up to five years and provide a basic salary. The fellowships cover research expenses and training costs. Applicants must have a relevant high-quality publication record and show potential to become a future scientific leader. Preliminary application deadline is 29 April 2015 and full application deadline is 8 July 2015.
Chancellor’s International Scholarship
University of Surrey offers Chancellor’s Scholarship for UK, EU and international students. The scholarship provides a £2,000 cash award for the first year of study and membership of Surrey Sports Park for the duration of course. Scholarship will be available to students who select Surrey as their firm choice by 30 June 2015 and are paying the full £9,000 fees (UK/EU) or above (International students) on an undergraduate course. Selection will be based on the merit. The application deadline is 30 June 2015.
West Africa Merit Scholarship
University of Aberdeen is inviting application for West Africa merit scholarship to commence full time postgraduate masters program in September 2015. Nigerian/Ghanaian nationals, who are normally resident in Nigeria/Ghana are eligible for this scholarship. Five scholarships of approx £2000 each will be awarded in either the Colleges of Arts and Social Sciences or the College of Life Sciences and Medicine. The application deadline is 30th June 2015.
Ghana Sheffield Scholarships
Scholarships are available for Ghanaian students to pursue postgraduate taught masters programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2015. The Scholarship is for each year of the taught masters programme, however it is not available for each year of a New Route PhD course. The scholarship is only available for the first year of study. The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required. The application deadline for admission is 30 June, 2015.
KNUST Beauchemin-McGuinn Award of Excellence in Agriculture
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) is offering excellence award for pursuing masters studies in Animal Science. Only qualified female applicants with a First Class or a Second Class Upper degree in Agriculture, Biochemistry or Biology will be considered. Applicants will receive research support to the tune of GH?5,000.00 during the 2015/2016 academic year. The application deadline is 30th June, 2015.
Newcastle University Ghana Scholarship
Applications are inviting for Newcastle University Ghana Scholarship for 2015-16 academic year. This award is available for high achieving Ghanaian students applying for entry onto postgraduate Master’s degree programmes, commencing their studies in September 2015. Each scholarship will have a value of £3,500, payable towards the first year of tuition fees. The application deadline is 30th June 2015.
UWS Postgraduate Country Scholarships
University of the West of Scotland is offering country postgraduate scholarships for students from Bangladesh and Ghana. The Scholarships are competitive and awarded on the basis of academic merit. Four postgraduate scholarships, each worth £2,500 will be awarded as a tuition fee discount. The application deadline is 26 June 2015.
Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards for African Students 2015
The African Critical Inquiry Programme is pleased to announce the 2015 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards to support African doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled at South African universities and conducting dissertation research on relevant topics. Grant amounts vary depending on research plans, with a maximum award of ZAR 40,000. The application deadline is 1 June, 2015.
Steve Huckvale Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
Scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for pursuing full-time taught master’s degree at University of Bath. Each Scholarship is worth £5,000 and is awarded as a discount in tuition fees and is for one year only. Scholarships cannot be deferred to a later year. The application deadline is 1 June 2015.
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation in Japan
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships for the students of a country in Asia, the Middle East, Africa or citizens of Brazil, Russia, or the Czech Republic. Applicants must be majoring in medicine, pharmacology, nutrition, physical education or business administration in an official degree program at a university or graduate school in Japan. Approx. 80 scholarships will be awarded in fiscal 2014. Applications should be submitted till May 15, 2015.
UCL IGH African Graduate Scholarships
UCL Institute for Global Health is offering African graduate scholarships to study MSc Global Health and Development programme at UCL. The scholarship is a one-off award for the academic year September-September. The scheme offers a substantial scholarship towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation and some living costs. The candidate must also be able to provide evidence that he/she has secured other sources of funding for travelling to and from the UK. The application deadline is 8th May 2015.
Research Awards for SABMiller Royal Society Exchange Programme
The Royal Society invites applications for exchange programme from sub-Saharan African and UK based scientists. Collaborations should be based on a single project between “the applicant” (UK based scientist) and “co-applicant” (African based scientist). The programme will focus on, but not be restricted to Ghana and Tanzania. The award lasts for 3 years. The total value of the award over 3 years is £21,000. The application deadline is 30 April 2015.
Developing Solutions/GSK Partnership Award
The University of Nottingham, in partnership with GSK, is offering 3 full Developing Solutions scholarships for outstanding students from Sub-Saharan Africa for 2015/2016 entry. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be already holding an offer to start a full-time master’s degree programme (MSc), at Nottingham for September 2015 in an area of study. The award covers: Full tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate, an economy class return airfare to the UK and additional grants to cover essential expenditure. The application deadline is 24 April 2015.
Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
Scholarship for Ghanaian students is available for pursuing master’s degree at University of Stirling. Applicants must hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on any of the full-time Masters programmes offered by Stirling Management School for entry in September 2015. Applications will close on 29th May 2015.
Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
This scholarship for Ghanaian students is available to undertake MSc in Governance and State-building, with a one year internship being integral to the programme at University of Birmingham in UK. Applicants must have the equivalent of a first class UK bachelors degree and be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa. Applications will close on 18 May 2015.
Developing Solutions Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
University of Nottingham is inviting applications for developing solutions masters scholarships available for the students of Ghana. Applicants must already hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme, including MRes at Nottingham for September 2015. Up to 105 scholarships are awarded. Up to 30 scholarships will cover 100% tuition fee and up to 75 scholarships will cover 50% towards tuition fees. The application deadline is 24 April 2015.
TÜBITAK Graduate Scholarship Programme for Least Developed Countries in Turkey
Applications are invited for TÜBITAK graduate scholarship available for the citizens of least developed countries. Applicants must be 30 years old or younger for the MSc/MA programs and 35 years old or younger for the PhD programs on the first day of the application period. Applications will be accepted twice a year. Application deadline is 3 April 2015.
Desmond Tutu Masters Scholarship for Africans at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2015-2016
University of Edinburgh is inviting applications for Desmond Tutu Masters Scholarship for Africans to undertake postgraduate Master’s study within the School of Divinity for the 2015-2016 academic session. The scholarship will cover the full overseas tuition fee and a maintenance allowance of £5,000. The award will be tenable for one academic year. The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring a Bachelor Degree equivalent to a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree. The application deadline is 1 April 2015.
TICA Fellowships for Annual International Training Courses (AITC) in Thailand, 2015
Training fellowships are offered available for Early Childhood Health Care Management course. This is a 4-week training program designed for professional nurses and other related health care personnel regarding to early childhood health care. Applicants must be educated equivalent to bachelor degree of university or technical college. Up to 20 (18 for Foreigners and 2 for Thai) fellowships are awarded. The deadline to submit the application is March 31, 2015.
Law School Postgraduate Taught Scholarships
Applications are invited for postgraduate taught scholarships within the School of Law at University of Warwick. Total 18 scholarships will be awarded to study all taught LLM programmes. Following types of scholarships will be available: General Scholarship (international students), Upendra Baxi Scholarship (South Asian countries), Latin American Scholarship (Latin America), African Scholarship (Africa), Women of Pakistan Scholarship (Pakistan) and Warwick Law School Graduate Scholarship (students who have graduated from their undergraduate degree at Warwick School of Law within the last three years). Applications should be submitted till 31st March 2015.
TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme for Sub-Saharan Africans in Germany, 2015
German Research Foundation is inviting applications for TWAS-DFG cooperation visits programme available for Sub-Saharan Africans. Fellowship is open for postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, with the opportunity to make a ‘Cooperation Visit’ to an institute in Germany of no more than 3 months. TWAS will cover visa, health insurance and travel expenses, while DFG will provide subsistence costs for the stay in Germany. The application deadline is 31 March each year.
Country Scholarships for Postgraduate Students at Keele University in UK, 2015
Keele University is offering a postgraduate scholarship for the students of Nigeria, Ghana, Thailand, Vietnam and India. This scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who has achieved a minimum of a 2.1 (Ghana, Nigeria) / 3.0 CGPA (Thailand) / 8.0 out of 10 (Vietnam) / 1st class (India) in their first degree, and who shows exceptional motivation for coming to study at Keele. Scholarship has a value of £5000 The application deadline is 30th March 2015.
High Achiever Foundation Prize for African Students at University of Nottingham in UK, 2015
University of Nottingham is inviting applications for high achiever foundation prizes available for African students. Up to three prizes of £2,000 towards tuition fees will be awarded for the first year only. Applicants should already hold an offer to start a full-time foundation programme at Nottingham in September 2015. Students will only be eligible to receive this high achiever prize if they meet the conditions of their academic offer. The application deadline is 27 March 2015.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs BSU Scholarship for Ghanaian Students in Denmark, 2015
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark is inviting application for master scholarship programme. Scholarship is open for talented students from South partner universities. This programme is the supplement to the existing fellowship programme. Up to 38 scholarships are available for commencement in September 2015. Up to 38 scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for commencement in September 2015. The application deadlines are 1st March and 15th March 2015.
Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Wellcome Trust is inviting applications for masters fellowships to undertake research training at Master’s degree level. Master’s degrees by distance learning can be supported. Fellows must be based in a low- or middle-income country for their research project. A Fellowship normally provides up to 30 months’ support. A period of 12 months should normally be dedicated to undertaking a taught Master’s course at a recognised centre of excellence, combined with up to 18 months to undertake a research project. The application deadline is 2 March 2015.
University of Groningen Talent Grant
Applications are invited for University of Groningen Talent Grant for Excellent candidates from non-EEA countries. The grant is usually awarded for a maximum of 2 years for a Master’s degree programme. The amount of the partial scholarship is determined annually. Application should be submitted till 1st March, 2015.
TWAS Prizes for Developing Countries’ Scientists
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is awarding eight prizes of USD 15,000 each to individual scientist. Nominations of women scientists are particularly encouraged. Eight TWAS prizes will be awarded. Each prize is accompanied by a medal. Selection of the awardees is made on scientific merit and on the recommendations of the selection committees composed of TWAS members. The application deadline is 28th February 2015.
Early Career Development Fellowship
This fellowship is available for early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals. Applicants must have at least three years, but no more than eight years, of library or information science experience. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC jointly sponsor up to five individuals annually to participate in a four-week intensive Early Career Development Fellowship program based at OCLC’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA. The Fellows visit many libraries, cultural heritage institutions and library organizations. The application deadline is February 13, 2015.
Eldred-Waverley Scholarship for MSc African Studies at Linacre College in UK 2015
University of Oxford is offering MSc scholarship in African Studies for the students of Ghana. This scholarship for Ghanaian students is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) they state as their preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the scholarship. The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees, a grant for living costs (of at least £10,397) and a return flight from your home country to UK. The deadline for submitting the application is 23 January 2015.
Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme in UK, 2015
University of Oxford offers Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme. Scholarship is open for outstanding postgraduate students from Ghana. Scholarship covers 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The application deadline is 9 or 23 January 2015, depending on course.
MMDP Full Scholarships for Developing Countries in Netherlands, 2015
Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs awards up to ten full scholarships to government officials from 40 developing countries with at least three years’ experience in the field of migration and/or asylum. Scholarships are available for three month Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP) at UNU-MERIT and MGSoG. To be eligible for this scholarship, participants must obtain support from their employers, in the form of a letter stating that they will still be employed and paid for the duration of the programme. The application deadline is 16 January 2015.
African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships (ADDRF) for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2015
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is offering around 20 doctoral dissertation fellowships at a recognized sub-Saharan African university. Each award will be up to a maximum of US$10,000. Fellowships will be awarded to doctoral students who are within two years of completing their thesis at an African university and whose dissertation topics focus on health systems. The application deadline is January 15th, 2015.
MSFS Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students in USA, 2015
Georgetown University is offering master scholarship for Sub-Saharan African students. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as Global Politics and Security, International Development or Global Business and Finance. Application should be submitted till January 15, 2015 for fall 2015.
International Students House Residential Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
Applications are invited for residential scholarships in London for the September 2015 intake. Preference will be given to postgraduate students. Students must have a good proven academic record, with every prospect of success in their study and future careers. The application deadline is 9th January 2015.
Visiting Research Fellowships at University of Cambridge in UK, 2015-2016
The Centre of African Studies invites applications for two Visiting Research Fellowships from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students of Africa can apply for these fellowships. Each award is worth up to £14,000; out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow. The application deadline is 09 January 2015.
Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Awards in Ghana, 2014
Ghana Awards are available for thesis or dissertations in Arts and Sciences. Three types of awards will be given: Gold Award, Silver Award and Candidates Bronze Award. The Gold Award is given for the most distinguished contribution to knowledge by a Ghanaian in a specific field. For Silver Award, works offered may include these or dissertations presented by a Ghanaian for any of the higher degrees, accepted by a recognized Ghanaian University between 2008 and 2013. Bronze Award is open to all undergraduate students in tertiary institutions in Ghana. Applications should be submitted till 31st December 2014.
MMMF Grant for Women of Developing Countries
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund is offering grant for women of developing countries in South Africa. Applicant must be women and enrolled at the University of Pretoria, the University of Cape Town, the University of Stellenbosch or the University of Witwatersrand. The next round for consideration will start April 2015 for award in academic year 2016.
African Peacebuilding Network (APN) Individual Research Grants for Ghanaian Students, 2015
APN individual research grants are offered to African researchers, policy analysts and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions or regional governmental and nongovernmental organizations in Africa. Up to ten individual grants of $15,000 will be awarded. Grants are awarded on a competitive, peer-reviewed basis and are intended to support six months of field-based research, from May 2015 to November 2015. The application deadline is December 14, 2014.
Developing Country Eye Researcher Travel Fellowships, 2015
ARVO Foundation for Eye Research in partnership with the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology are inviting applications for research travel fellowships.. These fellowships for Ghanaian students are awarded to pursue a career in teaching and research in any area of eye and vision research, whether basic or clinical research in applicants’ home countries. Fellowship covers transportation, lodging and per diem, in addition to registration for the ARVO Annual Meeting and complimentary ARVO membership for one year. The application deadline is December 1, 2014.
Chevening/Brunel Partnership Award for Ghanaian Students in UK, 2015
Chevening Awards are available to undertake one year master program. Award for Ghanaian students includes full tuition fees for chosen course at Brunel; country fee caps do not apply. Candidate will also receive the same allowance and stipend package as a main Chevening Award. As a Chevening/Brunel Partnership Award recipient, they will stand to benefit from an expanding suite of unique networking and engagement opportunities offered by Chevening Partners. The deadline to submit the application is 15 November, 2014.
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission offers excellence scholarships for foreign scholars and artists in Switzerland. The scholarships are available for pursuing PhD, postdoctoral and research programs at one of the public funded universities or recognized institution. The applicant must not be more than 35 years old at the moment of the application. The Scholarship is only valid for a full time Postdoctoral Research or Research in Switzerland. It is not valid for mixed Postdoctoral Research or mixed Research (part time in Switzerland and part time in a third country).
Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships
Each year, the government of Canada offers doctoral research scholarships for international students. Scholarships are awarded for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields. The maximum annual value of the scholarship is $20 000. The scholarship holder may also receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000 during the nine sessions or 36 months. Only students who have been pre selected by a Québec university may apply for these scholarships. Applicants must consult the deadlines of the universities for pre selection. The deadline for submitting complete files directly to the FRQNT is November 1st, 2014.
Chevening Scholarships for Postgraduate Students
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations offer Chevening scholarships for master students. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree in any subject and at any UK University. Chevening scholarships cover tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual), an economy class return airfare to the UK and additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only. The application deadline is 15th November 2014.
Netherlands Fellowship Programme for Developing Countries’ Students,
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation is offering Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for developing country applicants. NFP will be awarded for master degree programmes, PhD and short courses. Students must be a national of one of the countries in the NFP country list valid at the time of application.
WAAW Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduate African Women, 2015
Applications are invited for WAAW Foundation 2015 scholarship. Scholarships are available for African women to study as full time students in a STEM related course at a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. Scholarship recipients will receive an award of $500 for the 2015 academic year or the equivalent in their country’s local currency. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need and excellent academic record. Application deadline is 31st October, 2014.
INSA JRD-Tata Fellowship Programme for Developing Countries
The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) offers fellowship programme for developing countries in India. It covers short-term, participatory research studies in all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and medical sciences at premier research institutions in India. The application deadline is 31st October, 2014.
DAAD Master Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is funding master scholarships in Public Policy and Good Governance at German institution in Germany. A monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 € will be awarded. Scholarships also provide health insurance, travel allowance as well as a study and research subsidy and in applicable cases accommodation subsidies and/or family allowances. The next application deadline is 31st July 2014.
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Social Sciences
Call for Pre-Proposals for Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Social Sciences in Sub-Saharan and North Africa, jointly funded by the Gulbenkian Foundation and the Volkswagen Foundation. Postdoctoral fellowships are available in the fields of social sciences, including disciplines such as sociology, political science, economics, social anthropology and contemporary social or political history. The application deadline is June 27, 2014.
UWS Postgraduate Country Scholarships in UK
University of the West of Scotland is offering country postgraduate scholarships for students from Bangladesh and Ghana. The Scholarships are competitive and are awarded on the basis of academic merit. 4 postgraduate scholarships, each worth £2,500 will be awarded as a tuition fee discount. The application deadline is 26 June 2015.
Gradlink Africa Scholarship at UWE Bristol University in UK
The Gradlink with UWE Bristol University is offering seven Africa scholarships for Ghanaian, Kenyan and Nigerian students. Recipients of this scholarship will be required to undertake an internship working with the Gradlink development team. This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree. Scholarships will be offered for the period of one academic year. Applicants can apply till 31st May 2014.
WASCAL GRP on Climate Change and Agriculture
Applications are invited for WASCAL graduate research program on Climate Change (CC) and Agriculture (CC&Agric). Candidates must be from the WASCAL countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo) and must not be more than 40 years. Application should be submitted till March 31, 2014.
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