University of Ghana Fondazione Edu Scholarship for African Students, 2016-2017

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Fondazione Edu is a family foundation specializing in higher education in Africa. It was founded in 2005, to realize the desire of the founders to promote young people’s access to higher education in developing countries namely Africa.

Its focus is on the disciplines of technical-scientific and agronomic. They offer African students the opportunity to access higher education in their country of origin. They not only support individual growth paths, but also the creation of professionalism that can, in the long run, contribute to sustainable socio-economic development.

The activities of the Fondazione Edu are designed to foster capacity building in Africa and result in the provision of scholarships for university studies that cover the entire cost of training and the costs associated with it

The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2016/17 applications for the award of the Fondazione Edu scholarship scheme for Level 100 students from areas of need.

DEADLINE for the submission of the applications is THURSDAY OCTOBER 20TH, 2016 at 3:00pm

The Scholarship will cover tuition, books, as well as room and board, and will be awarded for four years as long as excellent academic standards of at least a B average of 3.00 CGPA continue to be met and need is demonstrated.
ELIGIBILITY
You are eligible to apply if in addition to UG-SFAO eligibility requirements you:
1. Are a Level 100 student.

2. Obtained an aggregate of 14 or better at the WASSCE.

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

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

5. Continuing science student with CGPA 3.75 and above (very limited slots)

Download and Submit a completed FE- SFAO FORM AF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION and the required essays, a copy of your academic records (WASSCE grades) letters of recommendation and supporting need documents.

For enquiries call the Students Financial Aid Office on 020-518-6904/0302- 945-312 or email finaid@ug.edu.gh.

The STUDENTS FINANCIAL AID OFFICE is located at House No. 11 East Legon – Main Campus behind the College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences and opposite CEGENSA.

NOTE: SCIENCE STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
For more information click on the link below
WWW.UG.EDU.GH

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