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.
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.
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.
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.
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
The Government of Canada offers Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for Canadian and international students studying at Canadian universities. Up to 167 scholarships are awarded annually for a period of three years. Students must be nominated by only one Canadian university, which must have received a Vanier CGS allocation. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier CGS program. Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year. Application deadline for the 2014-2015 competition is November 5, 2014.
Sri Lankan Government Presidential Scholarships
Applications are invited for up to 100 Sri Lankan Government Scholarships available for foreign students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degree commencing in December 2014 in Sri Lanka. Scholarships are open for courses of studies other than Medical & Dental Sciences. Every student is required to undergo an HIV/AIDS test within a month after arrival. Candidates should apply for this scholarship with the recommendation of the government scholarship nominating agency (Ministry/Institution) of the respective country till 15th October, 2014.
African Graduate Fellowship at American University in Cairo, Egypt 2014-2015
American University in Cairo is offering graduate fellowship for Non-Egyptian African nationals. Applicants must have bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum overall rating of very good, an overall grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. Fellowships are awarded for two academic years and the intervening summer session. Application should be submitted till December 15.
KJ Bathe SEMC Doctoral Scholarships in South Africa, 2015
Applications are invited for the KJ Bathe SEMC doctoral scholarships available for South African and scholars from other African countries to study at University of Cape Town. Candidates who in 2015 will be registering for the first or second year of a PhD degree at the University of Cape Town are eligible to apply for these awards. The scholarships are each valued at R100,000 per annum and are tenable for one year. The scholarship will not extend beyond 3 years of full-time PhD registration. The application deadline is 30th September 2014.
Graduate School Scholarships for International Students
Stellenbosch University is offering graduate school scholarships for pursuing full-time residential doctoral programme in all academic disciplines available within the Faculty of Economics and Managements Sciences. A candidate has to meet the minimum criteria for admission to a PhD at Stellenbosch University. Application should be submitted till 31st July 2014 for the 2015 uptake of the Graduate School.
New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships for Master and PhD Students
The New Zealand Government offers commonwealth scholarship for the students of participating developing commonwealth countries. The scholarship is offered for master and PhD studies at New Zealand universities. The scholarships will cover tuition and enrolment fees and provide an establishment allowance, a basic stipend, approved scholarship-related travel, some course-related costs and medical and travel insurance. To apply for these scholarships applicants must submit application to their nominating agency.
Mexican Government Scholarship Program
Applications are invited for Mexican Government scholarship program available for foreign students. Scholarships for academic studies are offered for those who preferred to take complete programs for Specialization, Master’s or PhD Degrees and Postgraduate Researches. Likewise, the offer includes academic mobility for Bachelor’s and Postgraduate Degree. On the other hand, the scholarships for special programs are offered to take short-term fellowships addressed to Visiting Professors, Researchers in Mexico’s issues, Media Contributors, Art Production Fellowships, etc. The application deadline is July 31st, 2014.
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.
Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) invites applications for college scholarships available for international students to study at a Japanese college of technology. A graduated grantee will be awarded a diploma and an associate degree. Scholarship awards will be tenable for four years from April, 2015 to March, 2019 including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan.
Westminster International Scholarships
University of Westminster offers international scholarships for students from developing countries to pursue master program. These fully funded scholarships will include full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence, financial need and development potential. Preference will be given to junior faculty members of partner Universities in Vietnam. Application should be submitted till 17th October 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 deadline for applications is August 31, 2014.
Chancellor’s International Scholarship
University of Surrey is offering merit based Chancellor’s international scholarship of £2,000. Scholarship will be awarded for students who have been offered a place on one Masters programmes in the Surrey Business School or School of Hospitality and Tourism Management starting September 2014. An additional awards of £1000 will also be available to highest-achieving students. Application should be submitted till 1st August 2014.
West Africa Merit Scholarship
University of Aberdeen is inviting application for West Africa merit scholarship to commence full time postgraduate masters program in September 2014. 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 2014.
Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust (Test)
Applications are invited for Test for Ghana Scholarships available to both new and to continuing students and are reviewed annually against both need and academic performance. TEST for GHANA provides both full and partial scholarships for undergraduate study at Ghanaian Public Universities and Polytechnics. Upon graduation, scholars will be linked with businesses and corporate interests associated with the TEST programme who will provide professional mentorship for graduates. The application deadline for fresh students is 29th August 2014 and for continuing students is 30th May 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.
Macedonian Government Undergraduate Scholarships
Applications are invited for Macedonian government scholarships available for foreign students to pursue undergraduate studies for the academic 2014/2015
Africa LLM/MSc Scholarship
University of Edinburgh Law School is offering Law scholarship for LLM/MSc applicants who are African nationals. The 2014/15 scholarship will give preference to qualified applicants from Central Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, DRC, CAR, Cameroon, Nigeria, Togo, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea. Scholarship will cover the full cost of overseas tuition fees and provide a maintenance grant of £7000. The application deadline is 23rd May, 2014.
MBA Scholarships at University of the West of England in UK, 2014
University of the West of England, Bristol is offering MBA Scholarships for South American, Nigerian, Ghanaian, Indian, Nepalese, Sri Lankan and Chinese, Vietnamese, Malaysian and Indonesian students. Up to four scholarships are available for one per region. The scholarships will provide 100% of fees (£15,000). Application should be submitted till 1 July for the MBA commencing in September and 1 November for the MBA commencing in January.
UWS Postgraduate Country Scholarships in UK, 2014
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 13 June 2014.
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation in Japan, 2014
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, 2014.
Ghana Achievement Scholarship in UK
Sheffield Hallam University is offering Ghana scholarship worth £6,000 to full-time taught postgraduate courses starting in September 2014. This scholarship is not applied in conjunction with any other discount or scholarship, therefore those receiving the regional scholarship will not be eligible for the discount. The application deadline is 31st May 2014.
Gradlink Africa Scholarship at UWE Bristol University in UK, 2014
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.
MRC TEG Training Fellowship Scheme in Medical Statistics, 2014
UK Medical Research Council (MRC) is offering training fellowship to undertake two years MSc training in Medical Statistics. For the first year the successful applicant will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSHTM). Applicants must be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa. Application should be submitted till 30th April 2014.
Ghana Sheffield Scholarships for Postgraduate Taught Masters Program
University of Sheffield is offering Ghana Sheffield scholarships for postgraduate taught masters program. The scholarships are for Ghanian students for full-time and part-time programme not for Distance Learning programme. The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction. Students must hold an offer of a study place and begin your postgraduate Taught Masters programme in September 2014. The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required. The application deadline is 27 June 2014.
WASCAL GRP on Climate Change and Agriculture, 2014/15
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.
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.
TÜBITAK Graduate Scholarship Programme for Least Developed Countries in Turkey, 2014
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.
Newcastle University Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
Scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for pursuing postgraduate taught degree or research programmes at Newcastle University in UK. Applicants must have an upper-second-class honours degree or higher from a recognised Ghanaian university and satisfy all other requirements. Scholarships will be offered for the first year of the program. The application deadline is 30 June 2014.
College of Science Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
The scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for pursuing postgraduate degree level at Swansea University in UK. Applicants must enroll on a course in the College for the first time in September 2014. Each scholarship is to be offset against international tuition fees. Applicants should hold a minimum of a 2.1 degree (or equivalent). Application deadline is 1st July 2014.
Intermediate Fellowships for Ghanaian Students
Wellcome Trust is offering research fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. 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 25 April 2014 and full application deadline is 4 July 2014.
Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Wellcome Trust is offering masters fellowships for junior researchers to gain research experience and high-quality research training at Master’s degree level. Fellows must be based in a low- or middle-income country for their research project. The application deadline is 15 August 2014.
MBA Full-time Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
Scholarship for Ghanaian students is available for pursuing master’s degree level at University of Strathclyde. One scholarship of £10,000 will be automatically deducted from tuition fees. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2014.
Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
This scholarship for Ghanaian students is available for pursuing master’s degree level at University of Birmingham in UK. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa. Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS or 580 /93 for TOEFL. Applications will close on 19th May 2014.
University of Glasgow Country Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
Scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for pursuing postgraduate degree level at University of Glasgow. Applicants must hold the equivalent of an upper second class honours degree. The application deadline is 1 June 2014.
Royal College Prestigious Awards for Undergraduate Students
Royal College, University of Strathclyde offers three prestigious awards for undergraduate students. The students of China, India, Malaysia, Ghana and many other nations can apply for these scholarships. 3 awards of £3000 each for tuition fees will be awarded. Applications will close on 30thJune 2014.
International Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at University of the West of Scotland. Applicants should have received an offer for entry into the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of the West of Scotland. The deadline for applications is 27th June 2014, for courses beginning in September 2014.
Ford Motor Company International Fellowship
Ford Motor Company and 92nd Street Y are offering international fellowships. Each participant receives a stipend upon arrival. The fellowships will provide airfare, accommodation, food, transportation, instruction and other program-related expenses. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, with several years of leadership experience. The application deadline is June 30, 2014.
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 30th June 2014.
Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
Scholarship for Ghanaian students is available for pursuing master’s degree level 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 2014. Applications will close on 10th June 2014.
International Students House Residential Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
Applications are invited for residential scholarships in London for the September 2014 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 May 31st 2014.
Masters Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
Scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for pursuing master degree level at Kasetsart University. Scholarships include tuition fee and monthly research assistant stipend including research expenditure and health insurance. Scholarships are available for two consecutive academic years of full-time graduate enrollment. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2014.
Developing Solutions Chanrai Summit Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
This scholarship for Ghanaian students is available for pursuing master degree level at University of Nottingham in UK. Applicants already hold an offer to start a full-time master’s degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2014. Scholarship covers full tuition fee scholarship including £10,600 subsistence award. Application should be submitted till 25th April 2014.
Duke of Portland Developing Solutions Scholarship for Ghanaian Students
University of Nottingham offers one full tuition fee scholarship for masters in UK. 1 Full Tuition Fee Scholarship is available for Ghanaian students. Scholarship will be offered for the duration of the program. Online application deadline is 25 April 2014.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Ghanaian Students
Scholarships for Ghanaian students are available for pursuing master’s degree level at UK Institutions. A grant of up to £225 to cover thesis (Master’s) costs is available and £200 for study travel. Applicants must hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level. The application deadline is 16th April 2014.
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, 2014.
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. The application deadline is 28th February 2014.
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 application deadline is February 14, 2014.
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