50+ Foreign Government Scholarships 2024/2025 for Ghanaians

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, Master, 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 Ghanaian students in 2023/2024. 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.



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.

For more information, visit the Shanghai Government Scholarship.

Chinese Government Scholarship – Chinese University Program

Chinese Government Scholarship—Chinese University Program is a scholarship established by Ministry of Education (MOE) to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. MOE authorized USTC to recruit full-time master and doctoral students under the Chinese Government Scholarship since 2008.

For more information, visit the Chinese Government Scholarship – Chinese University Program.

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 that have diplomatic relationships with Indonesia to study Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Language), art, and culture. Participants can choose one of the 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 overseas students make during their education.

For more information, visit the Danish Government Scholarship.

Romanian Government Scholarships

Scholarships are offered by the Romanian State to foreign citizens through the MFA. The scholarship program is offered by the Romanian state, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to foreign citizens.

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 international students studying or applying for studying in Beijing. Its administrative office is the International Cooperation and Exchange Office of the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education, 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 to 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 the Ministry of Commerce of the 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 in 2015, MOFCOM Scholarship mainly sponsors young and 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 a Master’s program for 2-3 years or a Ph.D. program for 3-4 years. Scholarship winners must register for an English-taught program if such a program is available. When only a 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 to foster international cultural cooperation, spread the Italian language, culture, and science knowledge, and promote 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 organizations, Chevening offers two types of awards – 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 programs 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 of 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.

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.

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

The government of Sri Lanka’s Presidential Scholarships program 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 a 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.

For more information, visit the Government of Mauritius Scholarships.

Estonian Government Short Course Scholarships

The scholarships are intended to support participation in summer courses in Estonian language and culture as well as in courses in 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

This scholarship will be provided to excellent overseas students or scholars to undertake full-time study in universities and colleges of Jiangsu. It will also include those non-degree program students and exchange students in accordance with educational exchange agreements and MOUs between the Jiangsu Provincial Government and the governments of other states, institutions, universities, and international organizations. China Pharmaceutical University is authorized as one of the host universities to accept international students under the scholarship.
For more information, visit the Jiangsu Provincial Government Scholarships.

Government of Azerbaijan Scholarships

The Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan scholarship is offered for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and  Doctoral programs to the citizens of OIC and Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries.

Programs provide an opportunity for selected 40 candidates on an annual basis to study in the leading universities of Azerbaijan at • Preparatory courses • Undergraduate, graduate • Doctoral • General medicine/residency programs

For more information, visit the Government of Azerbaijan Scholarship.

Hungarian Government International Scholarship

The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government. The core mission of the program 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.


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