July 9, 2013

Educational Pathways International Scholarships for Ghanaian Undergraduate Students

E.P.I Scholarships:
Educational Pathways International


Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Educational Pathways International (EPI)
Country to Study in: Ghana

Scholarship Description
The UNIVERSITY OF GHANA is accepting applications for the award of Scholarships from the Educational Pathways International (E.P.I) Scholarships Scheme for all eligible students.

The Educational Pathways International is managed by the Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) of the University of Ghana. The scholarships are designed for high achievers (Gifted Student) who are from areas of need.

The University encourages all eligible candidates to apply for this scholarship scheme. Students are expected to be of Ghanaian origin, and must be academically excellent. If you are unsure about any of the criteria stated, please contact the Students Financial Aid Office.

Educational Pathways International (E.P.I) Scholarships program

Eligibility
You are eligible to apply if you:
  1. are a Level 100 student
  2. reside in an impoverished part of the country.
  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 persuits)
  5. obtained an aggregate of 11 or better at the WASSCE.
Eligible groups
Citizens of Ghana ONLY

Participating Institutions
University of Ghana, Legon; Ghana.

There are currently a number of institutes/colleges locally which hold affiliation with the University of Ghana for the purpose of enrolment, teaching and award of degrees and diplomas of the University. These affiliations cover non-degree, Bachelor’s degree and post-graduate degree programmes.

Fields of study
All courses of study offered at the university are eligible

Number of awards
Not specified by the provider

Sponsorship duration
It will cover the whole duration of the program. This is a FULL scholarship - it will be awarded for four (4) years as long as excellent academic standards of at least a B CGPA continue to be met.

Scholarship benefits
The Scholarship will cover tuition, books, all fees, as well as room and board.

Method of Application
Submit a completed SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION and the required essays, a copy of your academic records (WASSCE grades) and letters of recommendations.

Please click here to Download a Rev. 4-13 application form.

DEADLINES:
Deadline for the submission of the applications is Wednesday September 11 2013.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) was necessitated by the increasing number of applications and requests from students for financial assistance. Established in August 2005 the University of Ghana sees the operation of the SFAO as strategic and an integral part of its programmes as it enables needy but bright students to access university education. Financial aid is available to Ghanaian students and is intended to remove the cost barriers that may prevent one from pursuing one’s educational goals.

The UNIVERSITY OF GHANA was founded in 1948 as the University College of the Gold Coast on the recommendation of the Asquith Commission, on Higher Education in the then British colonies. The University College was founded for the purpose of providing for and promoting university education, learning and research.

Application Deadline: 11 September 2013
Open to International students: No (ONLY Ghanaians)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: SFAO Scholarships / Financial Aid at University of Ghana

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