The University of Ghana offers Fondazione Edu Scholarship African students for 2016-2017 academic year.

Brief Description: 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.

Eligibility: You are eligible to apply if in addition to UG-SFAO eligibility requirements you:

  • Are a Level 100 student.
  • Obtained an aggregate of 14 or better at the WASSCE.
  • Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
  • Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).
  • Continuing science student with CGPA 3.75 and above (very limited slots).

Study Program: Scholarship is available for pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Study Major: Scholarship focus is on the disciplines of technical-scientific and agronomic. Science students are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Award: 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.

National/International Students: African students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

How to Apply: 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.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is October 20th, 2016.

For more details visit the official site