Scholarships for tertiary students in Ghana

For all high school graduates wondering how to get a tertiary scholarship for your studies in Ghana for 2018/2019,  we have compiled a list of scholarship opportunities for universities in Ghana.

You can apply for university scholarships in Ghana including funding for high school seniors, financial aid for tertiary students, graduate school scholarships, postgraduate scholarships, and more.

Find the right scholarship in Ghana, for a wide variety of academic degrees, including business and management scholarships, engineering scholarships, law school or medical school scholarships, as well as sports, arts, or music scholarships to help pay for your studies in Ghana.

Otumfuo Education Fund: The Otumfuo Scholarship Scheme aims at reversing the falling standard of education by enhancing access to good quality education to the brilliant but needy students.

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships: If you are aspiring to get admitted into any of these universities and you are looking financial aid, the MasterCard Foundation Scholarships gives scholarships to Ashesi and KNUST.

HFC, MTN and many others have scholarships there for brilliant but needy students through  students financial services office at KNUST.

KNUST: SRC Welfare Committee or GETFUND.

GNPC Local Scholarships supported about 1,200 students in STEM across tertiary institutions in Ghana in the current academic year.
CAMFED scholarships for girls in university who hail from Northern, Upper West, Upper East and Central regions

COCOBOD scholarship.

There is also the Tertiary Education Support Trust (TEST) for both males and females

There is also MASTESS. The EPI scholarship program for Undergraduate graduate in Ghana, 2017

The 80 by Eighty Project of Former President John Agyekum Kufour’s JAK Foundation has been launched. It seeks to provide assistance in various forms. Here is a Scholar’s Programme from the Foundation for Level 200 Tertiary Students.

Do you know any other ones you’d like to share with us? Please put them in the comment section.


  1. Regina 3 years ago September 7, 2018


  2. Jennifer Ansah 3 years ago September 27, 2018



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