Free SHS Tertiary Scholarship Application Form 2023/2024

The free SHS tertiary scholarship application form for the 2023/2024 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 second 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 2022 WASSCE.



Free SHS Tertiary Scholarship Eligibility

All applicants who wrote the WASSCE in 2022 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

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



A. Applicants are to take note of the following;

  • i. Should have gained admission into a local tertiary institution
  • ii. Should have registered and enrolled to undertake the course
  • iii. The Institution should be accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB)
  • iv. Categories of Local Tertiary Institutions (Private and Public)
  • v. Nurses/Teacher Training Colleges
    • Colleges of Agriculture
    • Polytechnics
    • Technical Universities
    • Universities
    • Certificate awarding tertiary institutions

B. Continuing students should apply online between 1St April – 15Th May of each academic year.


C. New students who had late admission should apply between 1st – 30th September of each academic year

D. Applicants will undertake an online aptitude test during the application process.

E. Appear before a panel for interviews in your selected district

F. The information of the applicant will be forwarded to the institutions of the applicant for confirmation and validation.


G. Electronic award letters will be issued to the successful applicants by the Scholarships Secretariat.

H. Payment of scholarship entitlements to respective institutions


  1. My learning abroad will help me improve in life and educational, because in Ghana for a teacher to come to class for lectures is a very serious situations we are facing, I will be very happy for this scholarship for I have waited for long. Thanks

  2. Please I completed SHSin the year 2020 but I don’t have helping hand to continue please can I get the scholarship.

  3. I had 5As and 3Bs am I also part of the package and I tried registering but to no avail so am pleading if u can help me out with the registration please. 0506302932 is my number and WhatsApp number too thank

    • Oppeng please can u help me to register because I have tried a lot to register but I can’t seal through.please this is my number
      (0542631269)message me on whatsapp.Thank You

  4. I have not yet bought my admission form yet.
    Can I still apply for it. Thank you
    U can call me or WhatsApp me on 0548376623

  5. Core science B3 core mathematics B3 English B3 Social studies C6 Government C5 Elective mathematics C4 Geography B2 Economics B2 these are my results and I applied for nursing but is like I have not received any message yet so I wanted to know if I still qualify or not, THANK YOU . you can please call and message me on 0553697473.


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