Scholarships available for Ghanaian students: The French Embassy in Ghana is cooperating with the Scholarships Secretariat to give full scholarships to Ghanaian students at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels on merit and needs basis for the 2022-2023 academic year
As part of academic collaboration and student mobility between France and Ghana.
The eligibility requirements indicated in this call must be followed in the application file.
The following are the qualifying requirements for 2022-2023:
- Applicants must be of Ghanaian Nationality.
- Age limit: Master’s Degree = 35 years; PhD = 40 years for joint application, 45 years for ScholSec application alone.
- Academic level:
Bachelor’s Degree for a Master’s,
2 years Master’s degree or MPhil Degree for a PhD.
- Fields of Study:
French as a foreign language, STEM, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development, Tourism, Archaeology and Heritage studies, Agriculture and Food Industry.
- First Class or Second Class Upper applicants on their Degree will be given priority consideration.
- Mastery of French: French Proficiency is not a requirement for application (except for French as a Foreign Language).
- Completed National Service.
- Preferably 2 years post qualification experience for PhD applicants
Mode of Application
Before 17:00 GMT on Sunday, March 27th, 2022, applicants must submit both hard and soft copies of their application file.
- Soft Copy: Applications must only be sent once to a common email address GhanaFranceScholarships@gmail.com. The subject of the message should include the first name and SURNAME of the applicant.
- Hard copy : Applications must be sent or deposited at both the Embassy of France in Accra and the Scholarship Secretariat.
Cooperation and Cultural Affairs Department (SCAC) at the French Embassy in Ghana, Fourth Circular Road, Cantonments, Accra, P. O. Box 187 Accra.
Scholarships Secretariat, Hilla Limann highway, near Accra High School, PO Box M75, Accra
If just one format of an application is received, it will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered for selection.
Applicants will get an email acknowledging receipt of their entire application (both hard and soft copy).
Documents to be provided
- Copy of birth certificate
- Application form to be downloaded and filled (typed)
- Cover letter of the student (maximum of 1 page) detailing the student’s motivation and highlighting how the desired course will support the student’s career development.
- Reference Letter from your University
- Academic file: copies of full academic transcripts and degrees
- Proof of Registration or pre-registration with a French university for a master’s degree or a PhD
- For applicants to PhD, kindly attach your research topic as well as an acceptance letter from your PhD supervisor in France
- Detailed Curriculum Vitae
- Documents describing the financial situation of the applicant (certificate of scholarship for studies in progress, pay slips, or bank statements of students or parents)
The selection process will be done jointly by the French Embassy and the Scholarship Secretariat.
The selection process is as follows:
- Review of eligible applications (March 2022)
- Screening of selected candidates (April 2022)
- Interview with selected candidates (April 2022)
- Publication of the list of successful candidates (early May 2022)
The response received for a double application can be fully successful, partially successful, or completely refused, according to the following table: