Are you looking for a fully funded government-sponsored scholarship to study abroad for Ghanaian students? There are a number of foreign government-sponsored scholarships supporting Ghanaian students to study on scholarship abroad. They are scholarships for undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D. studies for Ghanaians who which to study in these countries.
On that note, we have compiled over 50 foreign Government scholarships for Ghanaian students to study abroad. No matter your level of education, there is a scholarship abroad available for you. This page will be updated frequently to bring you the latest government-sponsored scholarships available to Ghanian students in 2020/2021. Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference and updates.
Knowing the available scholarship is one thing, and knowing how to apply and get this government-sponsored scholarship is another thing. Just to inspire and enhance your chances, we recommend you read our article on how to get scholarships to study abroad from Ghana.
- 1 Government of Turkey Success Scholarships
- 2 Shanghai Government Scholarship
- 3 FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship
- 4 Korean Government Scholarship
- 5 Indonesian Government Scholarships
- 6 Danish Government Scholarship
- 7 Romanian Government Scholarships
- 8 Beijing Government Scholarships
- 9 Government of China MOFCOM Postgraduate Scholarship
- 10 Italian Government Scholarships
- 11 Global Korea Summer Scholarship
- 12 Chevening UK Government Scholarship
- 13 Türkiye International Scholarships
- 14 New Zealand Development Scholarships
- 15 New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships
- 16 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship
- 17 Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarships
- 18 Thailand International Postgraduate Scholarship Program
- 19 Czech Republic Government Scholarship
- 20 Qingdao Municipal Government Scholarships
- 21 Mexican Government Scholarships
- 22 Sri Lanka Government Scholarships
- 23 Italian Government Scholarships
- 24 Government of Mauritius Scholarships
- 25 Estonian Government Short Course Scholarships
- 26 Jiangsu Provincial Government Scholarships
- 27 Government of Azerbaijan Scholarships
- 28 Hungarian Government International Scholarship
- 29 French Government Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme
- 30 Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme
- 31 Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
- 32 Government of Colombia Scholarships for Africans to Study Spanish in Colombia
- 33 Government of The People’s Republic of China Master’s Scholarship for Africans
- 34 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship
- 35 Colombian Government Masters & PhD Scholarships
- 36 Government of Austria ITH Masters Scholarships
- 37 Indian Government (ICCR) Scholarships for African Students
Government of Turkey Success Scholarships
The Government of Turkey is pleased to announce the Success Scholarship, for a limited number of international students who are currently registered in Turkish universities.
For more information, visit the Government of Turkey Success Scholarships.
Shanghai Government Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by Shanghai government for international students studying in Shanghai, is in two types: A, B. Type A, exclusively for those who study for Master’s or Doctoral degrees, is full scholarship, including tuition, free accommodation, accident insurance, allowance for living; Type B, only for those who study for degrees, is partial scholarship, only including tuition accident insurance.
Application Deadline: from 1st March 2019 to 30th March 2019.
For more information, visit the Shanghai Government Scholarship.
FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship
The FAO-Hungary scholarship programme enables a select group of young professionals to undertake master’s level studies in English at one of Hungary’s agricultural universities. The scholarship is provided by the Food and Agricultural Organisation and Government of Hungary.
For more information, visit the FAO-Hungary Government Scholarship.
Korean Government Scholarship
The scholarship aims to provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate & graduate programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries. 170 persons (undergraduate course) and 700 persons (graduate course) will be selected this year.
For more information, visit the Korean Government Scholarship.
Indonesian Government Scholarships
The Government of the Republic of Indonesia is annually offering the Darmasiswa Scholarship, a non-degree scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Language), art and culture. Participants can choose one of selected universities (59 universities) located in different cities in Indonesia. This program is organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). The scholarship will be awarded to 650 applicants.
For more information, visit the Indonesian Government Scholarships.
Danish Government Scholarship
The University of Southern Denmark offers the Danish Government Scholarship – supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science – to certain applicants in recognition of the important investment that oversea students make during their education.
- September intake: 1st February 2019
- February intake: 1st September 2019
For more information, visit the Danish Government Scholarship.
Romanian Government Scholarships
Scholarships offered by the Romanian State to foreign citizens through the MFA. The scholarship program offered by the Romanian state, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to foreign citizens.
Application Deadline:15 March 2019.
For more information, visit the Romanian Government Scholarship.
Beijing Government Scholarships
The Beijing Government Scholarship (BGS) was established by the Beijing Municipal Government, aiming to provide tuition fees fully or partially to the international students studying or applying for studying in Beijing. Its administrative office is the International Cooperation and Exchange Office of Beijing Municipal Commission of Educations, which is in charge of project establishment, review, acceptance and daily management of the Beijing Government Scholarship Program.
The international students applying for the Beijing Government Scholarships shall normally submit relevant materials to the universities in Beijing that he/she hopes to apply by the end of February every year.
Application Deadline: All application materials should be handed to the relevant university or college before the end of February every year.
For more information, visit the Beijing Government Scholarship.
Government of China MOFCOM Postgraduate Scholarship
MOFCOM Scholarship is set up by Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China to further strengthen the communication and cooperation between China and other countries as well as to develop talents for developing countries. Starting from 2015, MOFCOM Scholarship mainly sponsors the young and the middle-aged talents from recipient countries to pursue their postgraduate degree education in China and entrusts China Scholarship Council to administer the Scholarship.
MOFCOM Scholarship supports Master’s program for 2-3 years or PhD program for 3-4 years. Scholarship winners must register for English-taught program if such program is available. When only Chinese-taught program is available, students should take Chinese language training courses for one to two years before moving on to their degree study.
For more information, visit the MOFCOM Postgraduate Scholarship.
Italian Government Scholarships
The Italian Government awards scholarships for studying in Italy both to foreign citizens and Italian citizens resident abroad (IRE). The aim of these scholarships is fostering international cultural cooperation, spreading the Italian language, culture and science knowledge and promoting the economic and technological sectors of Italy all around the world.
For more information, visit the Italian Government Scholarships.
Global Korea Summer Scholarship
The GKS (Global Korea Scholarship) for African and Latin American Undergraduate Students is for outstanding undergraduate students from Latin America and Africa to apply for this training program designed to provide in-depth academic training and invaluable experience in Korea.
For more information, visit the Global Korea Summer Scholarship.
Chevening UK Government Scholarship
Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world.
For more information, visit the Chevening UK Government Scholarship.
Türkiye International Scholarships
Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded, competitive scholarship program, awarded to outstanding students to pursue full-time or short-term program at the top universities in Turkey. Türkiye Scholarships aims to build a network of future leaders committed to strengthening cooperation among countries and mutual understanding among societies.
Apart from providing education opportunities at an international caliber as well as a wealth of knowledge and experience, Turkey offers scholarships to international students from all over the world to study in the most prestigious universities in Turkey.
Application Deadline: February 20, 2019
Czech Republic Government Scholarship
The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals from developing countries at public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic. These Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study.
For more information, visit the Czech Republic Government Scholarship.
Qingdao Municipal Government Scholarships
To attract and encourage more international students to study in Qingdao and engage in scientific research, the Qingdao Municipal Government has established the “Qingdao Municipal Government Scholarship for International Students in China” (hereinafter referred to as “the scholarship”) to provide incentives for excellent overseas students studying in universities and colleges.
Application Deadline: 15th June 2019
For more information, visit the Qingdao Municipal Government Scholarships.
Mexican Government Scholarships
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), through the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID), invites foreigners interested in studying in Mexico, at the specialty, master’s, doctorate and research levels. postgraduate, as well as undergraduate and graduate student mobility programs, to participate in the “Call for Scholarships of Excellence of the Government of Mexico for Foreigners.
For more information, visit the Mexican Government Scholarships.
Sri Lanka Government Scholarships
Government of Sri Lanka Presidential Scholarships programme for Foreign Students implemented by the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways has been in operation for seven years. That provides scholarships annually to foreign students from identified countries. It is hoped that this would bring about stronger educational and cultural ties with friendly nations. This scholarship scheme offers international students a chance to enroll themselves in undergraduate programs conducted by some state universities in Sri Lanka.
For more information, visit the Sri Lanka Government Scholarships.
Italian Government Scholarships
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).
For more information, visit the Italian Government Scholarship.
Government of Mauritius Scholarships
As part of its commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union or of African Commonwealth countries.
March 2019 Intake
- Electronic application to be submitted: 18th February 2019
- Hard copies to be submitted: 25th February 2019
August 2019 Intake
- Electronic application to be submitted: 15th April 2019
- Hard copies to be submitted: 29th April 2019
For more information, visit the Government of Mauritius Scholarships.
Estonian Government Short Course Scholarships
The scholarships are intended to support participation in summer courses of Estonian language and culture as well as in courses of summer and winter schools related to the English-language curricula of degree study in Estonia.
For more information, visit the Estonian Government Short Course Scholarships.
Jiangsu Provincial Government Scholarships
Application Deadline: 15th April 2019 (Annual)
Government of Azerbaijan Scholarships
The Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan scholarship is offered for Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programmes to the citizens of OIC and Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries.
Programmes provide an opportunity for selected 40 candidates on annual basis to study in the leading universities of Azerbaijan at • Preparatory courses • Undergraduate, graduate • Doctoral • General medicine/residency programmes
Application Deadline: 15th February 2019.
Hungarian Government International Scholarship
The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students.
For more information, visit the Hungarian Government Scholarship.