The free SHS tertiary scholarship application form for the 2021/2022 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 2021 WASSCE.
Free SHS Tertiary Scholarship Eligibility
All applicants who wrote the WASSCE in 2021 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
LOCAL TERTIARY SCHOLARSHIPS
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
- Technical 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