There are several scholarship options for Ghanan students.
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Overseas Scholarship Scheme. Their mission is to train Ghanans to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in the field of engineering, geology, science and management in the oil and gas industry in Ghana or abroad for MSc and PhD scholarships. Please visit the website: http://www.ptdf.gov.ng
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) offer post graduate foreign scholarships for Niger Delta Indigenes. Please visit the website: http://www.nddc.gov.ng/index.html
FORD Foundation International Fellowship Programme provides opportunities for advanced study to individuals who will use this education to become leaders in their respective fields and in their own countries. Please visit the website: http://www.pathfind.org/ifp
- Federal and State Scholarship boards in Ghana
Some states award scholarships to their indigenes for study abroad. Please check with your state of origin scholarship board for more details. Website for the Federal scholarship board is http://www.fsb.gov.ng/
The British Council has information on several scholarships available for Ghanan students. Please see their website at www.britishcouncil.org/africa-ng-contact-us.htm
Some of the scholarships through the British council include:
- Chevening Scholarship: For postgraduate students who can prove academic success and has already begun a career in your ones chosen field and are under 35 years old. See http://www.britishcouncil.org/africa-chevening.htm
- Commonwealth Scholarship: For graduates or a mid-career academic or professional. See http://www.britishcouncil.org/africa-commonwealth-scholarships.htm
- Mansion house Scholarship: For students with a passion for financial services. See http://www.britishcouncil.org/africa-mansion-house-scholarship.htm
How can UKEAS help you to apply for scholarships?
With many years of experience, we have helped many students to apply for scholarships at British universities successfully. We will be glad to share our experiences with you and to help you to apply for any scholarships.
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