Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Foreign Scholarships 2021/2022 for Ghanaian Students


The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’s (GNPC) Foreign Scholarship is a highly selective full scholarship offered to Ghanaians to further their studies abroad. The awards are for masters and PhD studies.

Level/Fields of Study

The scholarship is open to master and PhD degree students in the following courses, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Special-needs education.

Host Country

The Ghanaian foreign scholarship will be taken in Ghana.

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Eligible Countries

The scholarship is open to Ghanaian students only.

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Scholarship Benefits

  1. Approved airfare to and from your home country to the country of study and back after studies.
  2. Approved tuition fees
  3. Stipend (living allowance)
  4. Book Allowance
  5. One-time Warm clothing allowance, where applicable
  6. Dissertation allowance
  7. Provision towards the cost of fieldwork undertaken overseas (usually the cost of one economy class return airfare to your fieldwork location), where approved.


  1. Applicant must be Ghanaian.
  2. Preferred study areas are Mathematics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Special-needs education.
  3. Have obtained admission to undertake masters or PhD program.
  4. Must hold a first degree of at least second-class upper (for Masters applicant), and relevant postgraduate qualification (for PhD applicant).
  5. Be permanently resident in Ghana.
  6. Be available to start your academic studies by the start of the academic year you are applying.
  7. Not pursuing a PhD or Masters degree at the time of application.
  8. Applicants holding an offer from Tuition free universities are highly preferable

How to Apply

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying

Visit Award Webpage for Details

Application Deadline: 14th October 2020


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