Tertiary Admissions/ Updates

UG SCHOLARSHIP APPLY, More than 5 Scholarships

Financial aid provided by the University involves financial support towards academic fees only. The additional elements would be added as resources become available. Assistance is available from a variety of sources such as funding from Government, the University, and other private sources. Brilliant students who demonstrate significant financial need may qualify for financial aid.

Financial Aid at the University is in the form of a full scholarship, partial scholarship, fee arrangements and, on-campus work-study or part-time job opportunities for students.

In order to qualify to apply for and receive financial aid from the University of Ghana, a student must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Be a Ghanaian citizen
  2. Be enrolled as a regular student in full time programme of study
  3. Be able to demonstrate financial need
  4. Be brilliant, and
  5. Be making excellent academic progress as determined by the University.

If you are unsure about any of the criteria stated above, please contact the Students Financial Aid Office.

The application process for financial aid for continuing students commences in November of each year. The awards are made by the end of the second semester, to be utilised in the following academic year.

Sources of funds for the U.G. Students Financial Aid include:
University of Ghana Funds
Corporate Bodies
Non-Governmental Organisations

* There are other scholarships available which will be published whenever they are due.

E.P.I Scholarships

Educational Pathways International – Scholarships 2021/22 Academic Year


The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2021/22 applications for the award of Scholarships from the Educational Pathways International scholarship scheme. The scholarships are designed for high achievers (Gifted Student) who are from areas of need.

The Scholarship will cover tuition, books, as well as room and board, and a little extra and will be awarded for four years as long as excellent academic standards of at least a B CGPA (3.0 GPA) continue to be met.

You are eligible to apply if you:

1. are a Level 100 student.

2. reside in an impoverished part of the country.

3. attended a less endowed school (GES approved)

4. are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.

5. have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).

6. obtained an aggregate of 11 or better at the WASSCE.

7. are a continuing student with CGPA of 3.5 (limited slot) or

a female Level 300 or above continuing student with CGPA of 3.7 (limited slot)

8. confirm that you are not currently receiving support through any other scholarship program and pledge not to accept any other scholarship while in the EPI program.

9. are upon graduation, willing to work for a minimum of two years in Ghana.

10. will during non-school periods, work in a company as an internship or do community service within Ghana

11. are a gifted child

 Download and submit a completed scholarship application or complete an Online SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION form and the required essays and

  • 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.
  • Documents to substantiate your need

Please click here to complete the online application form.



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