Apply for the 2024 GNPC Foundation Scholarship

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Foundation has announced the opening of its 2024 Local Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship program. This scholarship aims to support deserving Ghanaians in pursuing higher education at accredited tertiary institutions in Ghana. The application window is open from now until May 31, 2024. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about the scholarship, including eligibility requirements, necessary documents, and how to apply.

Scholarship Description

The GNPC Foundation is offering fully-funded scholarships for Ghanaians pursuing Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters and PhD) programs for the 2024/2025 academic year. The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, and living expenses, ensuring that students can focus on their studies without financial worries.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for the GNPC Foundation Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Nationality: Applicant must be a Ghanaian citizen.
  • Admission: Must have obtained admission to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at an accredited tertiary institution in Ghana.
  • Special Consideration: Teachers and lecturers in STEM and TVET at technical institutions are encouraged to apply.
  • Exclusions: Nursing Training Colleges and Colleges of Education are not eligible for this scholarship.

Required Documents for Undergraduate Applicants

Applicants for the undergraduate scholarship need to prepare and submit the following documents:

  • Admission Letter: Scanned copy of your admission letter from the tertiary institution.
  • WAEC Results or Certificate: Scanned copy of your WAEC results or certificate.
  • Testimonial: Scanned copy of a testimonial from your previous school.
  • Proof of Nationality: Birth Certificate or National Identification Card.
  • Passport Picture: A recent passport-sized photograph.
  • Academic Transcripts: Continuing students must upload their current academic transcripts.
  • Previous Certificates: If you are applying for another undergraduate program (Degree, HND, B-Tech), you must provide a scanned copy of your previous undergraduate certificate and transcript.

Required Documents for Postgraduate Applicants

Applicants for the postgraduate scholarship need to prepare and submit the following documents:

  • Admission Letter: Scanned copy of your admission letter from the tertiary institution.
  • First-Degree Certificate: Scanned copy of your undergraduate degree certificate.
  • Other Degree Certificates: For PhD applicants, a scanned copy of any other relevant degree certificates.
  • Academic Transcript: Scanned copy of your academic transcripts.
  • Curriculum Vitae: A detailed CV highlighting your academic and professional achievements.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Scanned copies of letters of recommendation from academic and occupational referees. These must be on letterhead.
  • National Service Certificate: Scanned copy of your National Service Certificate.
  • Proof of Nationality: A scanned copy of the bio-data page of your passport or your National Identification Card.
  • Passport Picture: A recent passport-sized photograph.

How to Apply

To apply for the GNPC Foundation Scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the GNPC Scholarship Site: Head to GNPC Scholarship Portal.
  2. Sign Up or Log In:
    • New Users: Select ‘Sign Up’ to create a new account. You will need an active phone number, email address, and your full name to complete the sign-up process.GNPC Sign Up
    • Existing Users: If you already have an account, select ‘Login’ and enter your credentials to access your account. GNPC Login
  3. Choose the Scholarship Type: Once logged in, choose whether you want to apply for the undergraduate or postgraduate scholarship.
  4. Complete the Application Form: Fill in all the required details and upload the necessary documents. Ensure all information provided is accurate and up-to-date.
  5. Submit Your Application: Review your application to ensure all details are correct. Submit your application once you are satisfied.

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Application Period: The scholarship portal is open from May 7, 2024, to May 31, 2024.
  • Submission of Hard Copies: All applications must be submitted online. Hard copies of applications will not be accepted.
  • Disability Support: Applicants with any form of disability are required to upload a medical certificate stating the level of seriousness of their disability.
  • Social Media Interaction: All applicants must follow, like, and comment on GNPC Foundation’s social media platforms.

See Also: Scholarships for International Students at Asia University, Taiwan 2024 – 2025

The GNPC Foundation Scholarship is an excellent opportunity for Ghanaians to pursue higher education without the burden of financial constraints. By following the outlined steps and ensuring all required documents are prepared, applicants can increase their chances of being awarded this prestigious scholarship. Don’t miss out on this chance to further your education and contribute to Ghana’s development. Apply today and take the first step towards achieving your academic and professional goals.

Asonya Gh

Asonya Gh is an entrepreneur, an entertainment and lifestyle blogger based in the Upper West Region of Ghana. He is also the CEO of OneMuzikGh.Com, a website that covers news and updates about music, events and celebrities in Ghana. He has won several awards for his blogging work. He also has a Twitter account and a Facebook page where he posts his content and interacts with his followers.

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  1. I will be very grateful if am choosing to partake as a beneficiary of this scholarship

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