Scholarship Opportunities for Ghanaians

Scholarships for Ghana

Are you a prospective African student with plans of studying abroad? Wouldn’t it be great if you could also get a scholarship to pursue your dream programme?

As a Ghanaian student, it’s important and convenient that before choosing to apply for scholarship abroad, you do enough research about such existing opportunities.

This article will help you find those opportunities and resources in making the right decisions.

Below are scholarship opportunities for prospective undergraduates, graduates and Phd students.

Ghana Scholarship Secretariat

The Ghana Scholarship Secretariat is the primary body in Ghana officially mandated to award government schorlarships for human resource development and growth in Ghana.

One of their major roles is providing students with all the relevant information they need in successfully applying for scholarships outside the country.

You can be find their headquarters near State House, Ridge – Accra. To make enquiries call them on 030 290 7058.

Commonwealth Scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (UK) is the main UK government scholarship scheme led by international development objectives.

Depending on the Commonwealth country you come from, you are eligible to apply for their available scholarship opportunities.

The Commomwealth Scholarships comes in:

  • PhD Scholarships (for least developed countries and fragile states)
  • Split-site Scholarships (for low and middle income countries)
  • Master’s Scholarships
  • Shared Scholarships
  • Distance Learning Scholarships
  • PhD Scholarships (for high income countries)
  • Rutherford Fellowships
  • Medical Fellowships
  • Professional Fellowships

You can visit their website, browse and find the scholarships that you are eligible for.

To find which Commomwealth scholarship opportunities you are eligible for, visit their Apply page and select your country, e.g “Ghana.”

This is an online platform that posts on the latest scholarship, fellowship and internship opportunities for young Africans. seeks to connect Africans to the latest life changing opportunities around the globe.

It will take some time in filtering through these opportunities but do take the time. You will eventually one that fulfills your education ambitions.

World Scholarship Forum

The World Scholarship Forum is among the websites doing incredibly well in the scholarship sphere, it does so by providing students with relevant information on educational and scholarship opportunities.

Visit World Scholarship Forum to find scholarship opportunities available to Africans.

Chevening Scholarship

Chevening Scholarship is a UK Government scholarship and fellowship that enable future leaders from eligible countries to study in the UK. Visit the homepage of Chevening Scholarship to check your availability and apply.

Note: You will need to have completed your undergraduate degree and have at least two years of work experience to apply.


To increase your chances of getting scholarship, it is important to apply to more than just one scholarship opportunity.

It’s equally important to take your time to thoroughly go through these scholarship opportunities and make sure your fulfill all the requirements.

Now go ahead and apply.

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