University of Ghana Undergraduate Scholarships 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably students for the 2023/2024 University of Ghana Scholarships. The UG Sponsorship Award is open for both new applicants and those renewing their applications.

University of Ghana Sponsorship

 

 

You are required to read the eligibility page, download the appropriate form and submit a completed application form with all the supporting documentation to the Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO). It is important that you respond fully to all the questions on the form that are applicable to you. You may be asked for additional information if corrections are needed or if any information/response on your application is not clear.

The next step is an interview with shortlisted applicants. If your application is successful, you will receive written notification from the SFAO describing the kind of financial aid that you have been awarded. The award would be credited to your student account at the University of Ghana.

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FINANCIAL AID FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

The University of Ghana Students Financial Aid Office has opened the 2023/2024 UG Sponsorship. This scholarship seeks to provide financial support (tuition fees) to needy and brilliant regular Main Campus Undergraduate students of the University of Ghana.

How to Apply for UG Scholarship

  • You are required to visit the UG website: http://www.ug.edu.gh
  • Click on: Admission; then Financial Aid/ UG Scholarship.
  • Read the eligibility criteria and complete the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM with the required essays. In addition, applicants are required to PRINT OUT A HARDCOPY of the PREVIEW of the COMPLETED ONLINE FORM with all the Relevant Supporting Documentation and submit it to the Students Financial Aid Office on or before the deadline.

Supporting documents include a copy of your Admission letter, Proof of registration, academic records (WASSCE grades/ Transcripts), letters of recommendation, Birth Certificates of siblings, supporting need documents and, any other documents that you believe will assist in the processing of your application.

University of Ghana Scholarship Eligibility

You are eligible to apply if you:

1. Are a Regular student of the University of Ghana

2. Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.

3. Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).

4. Obtained an aggregate of 20 or better at the WASSCE and a continuing student with CGPA of 2.5 or better.

FINANCIAL AID FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

The SFAO is accepting applications from regular Main Campus students for the 2022-2023 academic year.
You are eligible to apply if you:
1. Are a Level 100 student.
2. Are a regular student (main / city campus)
3. Are regular fee-paying student (main campus)
4. Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
5. Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).
6. Obtained an aggregate of 20 or better at the WASSCE.

 

OUR CONTACT:
Location No. 11 East Legon, Behind College of Basic and Applied Sciences
OR
ADDRESS:
University of Ghana Students’ Financial Aid Office
P. O. Box LG 25 LEGON, ACCRA, GHANA.
If you have any questions you may call the Students Financial Aid Office on 0302-945312/0303-965240/0205-186904/ 0206804077 or send an email to [email protected]. You may also walk in during working hours to make enquiries.

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
The following are examples of documents that can be used to support applications:
  • Official pay slip or payroll record of parents/guardians or the applicant.
  • Recent school receipts/ bills of siblings of school going age.
  • Tax return receipts– IRS, VAT, tabletop hawking receipts, etc.
  • Birth Certificates (of siblings).
  • Death Certificate or Burial permit (in case of death of a parent).
  • Pension letter for retired parents/guardians.
  • Bank Statements / Ghana Cocoa Board Farmers Association Passbook.
  • SSNIT contribution statements.
  • Money transfer receipts.
  • National Health Insurance receipts (showing premium paid).
  • Evidence of other dependents of parents/guardians.
  • Any other supporting documents that you believe will assist in the processing, of your application.
PLEASE NOTE
It is important that your eligibility for student financial aid be based on accurate information. In doing so, together, we can ensure that the right students get financial support and that the integrity of the University of Ghana Students Financial Aid programme is preserved.
Misrepresentation in any form or manner shall render an application null and void. Any awards made based on a misrepresentation shall be withdrawn or refunded by the applicant, and in addition, he/she also may be prosecuted.
You are required to submit a completed application form with all the supporting documentation to the SFAO. It is important that you respond fully to all the questions on the form that are applicable to you. You may be asked for additional information. Click here to complete Online Application Form.

Application Deadline

The deadline for the submission of the applications with relevant supporting documents is Thursday, 22nd February 2023 at 2:00 pm.

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  1. Please what is the next step I am going to take because I have already paid for my application and on online registration it’s told me process for my application status have completed and I don’t know what next to do and how much is the academic and residential fees also for me to know what next step to take please sir help me out.

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