All students deserve a well-rounded education to prepare them for successful careers. Two final-year high school students will be selected from each of the sixteen regions in Ghana, totaling 32 students, to be awarded a full-ride scholarship. The program is scheduled to start September 2021-2022 academic year. Together we will make an positive impact, as well as to give these needy but brilliant students from the rural areas of Ghana an opportunity be productive members in their communities.
The aim of the program is to provide opportunity to exceptional final-year high school students, especially in rural areas of Ghana, to attend and complete college and be productive members in their communities. Often due to the lack of funds to further their education, brilliant but poor students from the rural part of Ghana tend to end their educational journey after graduating high school. In addition, undergraduates are faced with the drawback of having little to no work experience upon com
This scholarship program seeks to bridge the ever-increasing inequality gap between students who can afford to attend tertiary institutions, and those brilliant students who cannot. In addition, the beneficiaries from this program will be provided internship opportunities and will require to take prerequisite professional development courses throughout their four years in college to develop additional workforce related skills to make them competitive in the job market.
The goal of helping these extremely needy but brilliant students is to set them up for success and open the student up to countless rewarding opportunities that might have otherwise been inaccessible. In the third year of undergraduate studies beneficiaries from the program will be assisted to find full time jobs in order to enable a smooth transition into the workforce.