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Foundation Edu Undergraduate Scholarships for African Students, 2018/2019

Application Deadline: 18th October, 2018

Foundation Edu Undergraduate Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently being invited for the 2018/2019 Foundation Edu Undergraduate Scholarships for African students to study at the University of Ghana, Ghana.

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Foundation Edu Undergraduate Scholarship Details and FAQs

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.

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 now accepting 2018/2019 applications for the award of the Fondazione Edu scholarship scheme for 100 Level students from areas of need. The scholarship is offered annually and has so far been offered since 2005.

When is the application deadline?

18th October, 2018

To be taken at (country): 

University of Ghana, Ghana

Eligible Field of Study: 

All courses at the university with focus on the disciplines of technical-scientific and agronomic.

Scholarship Type:


Eligibility Criteria for the Foundation Edu Undergraduate Scholarships:

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)

Value of Scholarship: 

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.

Duration of the Foundation Edu Undergraduate Scholarship:

This scholarship 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.

How to Apply for the Foundation Edu Undergraduate Scholarships

  • 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 emailfinaid@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.

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