University of Ghana Scholarship for International Students 2024

University of Ghana is one of the best places to study in West Africa that offer you the opportunity to reach your academic goals. With the University of Ghana scholarship for international students, you can access a wide range of subjects at no cost to you. At the same time, you’d be learning with some of the smartest and best students from all over the world in Ghana.

The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is now accepting applications for the 2023/24 Educational Pathways International (EPI) Scholarship Awards.

University of Ghana Scholarship for International students Eligibility

The University of Ghana Scholarship for International students covers tuition, books, room and board, and additional expenses, and will be awarded for four years as long as the recipient maintains a minimum B CGPA (3.0 GPA).

Eligibility criteria for application:

Eligibility Criteria:

You can apply if you:

  1. Are a regular student at the University of Ghana.
  2. Can demonstrate a limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover educational expenses.
  3. Show determination, perseverance, and success in other pursuits.
  4. Have an aggregate of 20 or better in the WASSCE and a CGPA of 2.5 or better if you are a continuing student.

How to apply for University of Ghana scholarship as an international student

  1. To apply for University of Ghana scholarship for international students, submit a completed scholarship application online or download and Complete the application form.
  2. Once there, click on ‘Admission’, and then select ‘Financial Aid/UG Scholarship’.
  3. Carefully read through the eligibility criteria and fill out the online application form.
  4. Submit the required essays, high school transcripts (terminal reports), WASSCE results, university acceptance letter, achievement records, recommendation letters, and documentation of financial need. Access the online application form here.
  5. Alternatively, download and submit the completed scholarship application form.

Financial Aid for Undergraduate Students

If this is your first time applying for UG Sponsorship, or if your previous application was unsuccessful, please select ‘New Application Submission’ under the Application Type on the online form.

If you have previously received UG Sponsorship for the 2022/2023 academic year or earlier from SFAO, then select ‘Renewal of Application’ under Application Type on the online form.


Applicants who fail to submit hardcopies to the SFAO will be disqualified.

Supporting Documents Required for 2023-2024 Application

The supporting documents you need to include are: a copy of your Admission letter, proof of registration, academic records (WASSCE grades/ Transcripts), letters of recommendation, birth certificates of siblings, documents supporting your financial need, and any other documents you think might help with your application.

University of Ghana Scholarship Application Deadline

The application deadline varies by the year, so you have to check this link to verify the deadline for this current year.

For any questions, you can contact the Students Financial Aid Office at 0302-945312/0303-965240/0205-186904/ 0206804077 or email You can also visit the office during working hours for inquiries.

This University of Ghana scholarship for international students aims to support talented students from underprivileged backgrounds. So, if you have gone through the eligibility requirements and confirmed that you meet them, go ahead and begin the application process.

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