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Fondazione Edu Scholarship for 2019/20 session is currently open to African Students who are undergraduates studying in the university.

The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2019/2020 scholarship applications for the award of the Fondazione Edu scholarship scheme for Level 100 undergraduate students from areas of need.

Fondazione Edu is a family foundation awarding African students who are undertaking undergraduate study in the university. it specializing in higher education in Africa.

Fondazione Edu  was founded in 2005, to realize the desire of the founders to promote young African people’s access to higher education in developing countries namely Africa.

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.

DEADLINE for the submission of the applications is THURSDAY OCTOBER 17TH, 2019 at 2:00pm

Scholarships Award
The Scholarship offer by Foundazione Edu 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.

Eligibility Criteria
You are eligible to apply if in addition to UG-SFAO eligibility requirements you:
  1. Are a Level 100 student.
  2. Obtained an aggregate of 14 or better at the WASSCE.
  3. Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
  4. Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).
  5. Continuing science student with CGPA 3.75 and above (very limited slots)


SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
The following are examples of documents that can be used to support this application:

For Need
  • Official pay slip or payroll record of parents/guardians or the applicant.
  • Recent school receipts/ bills of siblings of school going age.
  • Tax return receipts– IRS, VAT, tabletop hawking receipts, etc.
  • Birth Certificates (of siblings).
  • Death Certificate or Burial permit (in case of death of a parent).
  • Pension letter for retired parents/guardians.
  • Bank Statements / Ghana Cocoa Board Farmers Association Passbook.
  • SSNIT contribution statements.
  • Money transfer receipts.
  • National Health Insurance receipts (showing premium paid).
  • Evidence of other dependents of parents/guardians.
  • Any other supporting documents that you believe will assist in the processing, of your application.


For Academic
  • High School Transcripts (Terminal Reports)
  • West African Senior School Certificate Exam Results (WASSCE)
  • University Acceptance Letter
  • Records regarding achievement tests, academic awards, honors, and substantive assessments by teachers, including letters of recommendation.
  • Confirm that you are not currently receiving support through any other scholarship program


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.

For enquiries call the Students Financial Aid Office on 020-518-6904/0302- 945-312 or

email:   finaid@ug.edu.gh.

NOTE: SCIENCE STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Need More Information
Visit the offical website of the Fondazione Edu Scholarship 

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