Scholarship Secretariat Online Application Portal Opens

The Ghana Scholarships Secretariat following the direction of President Akufo-Addo has officially opened the online scholarship application portal for 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.


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.

Mode of Application

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


1st – 15th December, 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.

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