Ghana / Scholarships

Chevening

Chevening offer fully funded scholarships to undertake any master's course at any UK university.

Chevening awards for Ghanaian students are now open for application until 12pm on 2 November 2021.

GREAT scholarships 2021

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, The University of Manchester is offering eligible students from Ghana three GREAT scholarship of £10,000 for master’s in the Global Development Institute and Planning and Environmental Management.

Global Development Institute Merit Awards 

The Global Development Institute (GDI) is the UK’s largest university-based postgraduate centre specialising in international development and has an extensive range of related master's courses. 

The GDI offers a number of Merit Awards for academically excellent professionals applying for a GDI campus-based master’s course for September 2021 entry. The awards cover tuition fees, living expenses, flights to the UK and visa costs. 

Applications close on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 5pm (GMT).

Find out about eligibility criteria and the application process

Global Futures Scholarship

The University of Manchester is proud to offer awards totalling £300,000 to international students, commencing their studies in September 2021. The scholarship is open to master's students from Ghana. 

Master’s awards

The University of Manchester is proud to offer ten postgraduate scholarships to international students domiciled in Africa.

Award details

Ten awards of £6,000 will be allocated on the basis of academic excellence.

Summary of eligibility criteria

For the purposes of these awards, students will be considered from international fee-paying students from the following countries: Nigeria; Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

  • Applicants for the African awards must have accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study a full-time programme at Manchester and must submit an online scholarship application form by 12 June 2021. The application form will be emailed to all eligible offer-holders.
  • Applicants will be considered for the award based on academic merit and the quality of their scholarship application.
  • Applicants must be self-funded (ie not sponsored).
  • Applicants for MBA, MPhil, Master of Architecture (MArch), Architecture and Urbanism (MA), Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Clinical Medicine and Dentistry degrees are not eligible for the award. 

The above is a summary for you to initially check your eligibility. Make sure you download and read our full Terms and Conditions

How to apply

Applicants for the African awards must have accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study a full-time programme at Manchester and must submit an online scholarship application form by 12 June 2021. The application form will be emailed to all eligible offer-holders and awards will be made by 3 July 2021.