Free SHS Tertiary Scholarship Application Form 2020/2021

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.

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This scholarship scheme is for students who obtained excellent grades in the 2020 WASSCE.

LATEST UPDATE: The Scholarship Secretariat following delays in the issuance of admission letters for the first batch of Free SHS graduates has the deadline extended for online application from December 15, 2020, to December 27, 2020.

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


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


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1st – 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.



  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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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