The free SHS tertiary scholarship application form for the 2020/2021 academic year is out.
The Ghana Scholarships Secretariat following the direction of President Akufo-Addo has officially opened the online scholarship application portal for the first batch of ‘Akufo-Addo graduates’.
President Akufo-Addo directed the Scholarships Secretariat to immediately open the online portal for these free SHS graduates to apply for scholarships for their tertiary education as soon as possible.
This scholarship scheme is for students who obtained excellent grades in the 2020 WASSCE.
The Secretariat decision to extend the scholarship application comes after it consulted the Ministry of Education (MoE) to enable more applicants to apply for scholarship opportunity for their local tertiary education,
Free SHS Tertiary Scholarship Eligibility
All applicants who wrote the WASSCE in 2020 and have gained admission or have applied for admission into an accredited local tertiary institution are eligible to apply.
How to Apply for Free SHS Tertiary Scholarship
All applicants are expected to go through the 4 easy steps as follows:
i. Open the web address www.scholarshipgh.com
ii. Sign up and create a user account to register
iii. Complete an application form and upload all required academic and admission documents.
iv. Complete and online aptitude test
15th December, 2020 December 27, 2020.: Application open
16th – 29th December, 2020: Nationwide Selection Interviews
By the second week of January, 2021: Validation and Payments to respective institutions.
The first batch of these Free SHS graduate who would be eligible will be able to enjoy a tuition-free tertiary education in Ghana under President Akufo-Addo.