Empowering Africa Inc. is now accepting applicants for our one-year full-tuition scholarship. Covering one full year of tuition, this scholarship is only available to Ghanaian students pursuing a future in STEM. Applicants must be academically strong, service-minded, and looking to make a difference in their communities. We will only be accepting applications from students who are applying to attend the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. Students who receive the scholarship will have their WASSCE scores checked officially. The scholarship is only guaranteed for one year for the students who receive it.
Qualified students wishing to apply for the Empowering Africa Inc. Scholarship should submit the form located on this page. Applicants are advised to complete the entire form in one sitting, as the form will NOT save partial submissions. If there are any questions about the application submission or processes, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Note: While filling out the application students are prompted to provide an email address. This email address must be a gmail address, if applicants do not have a gmail address they can create one here.
Before filling out the form, all applicants should look over the Selection Criteria page to make sure they meet all requirements.
Applicants should be:
Academically motivated and devoted: Students must show a commitment to higher -education and a high level of academic achievement through their grades, scores, essays, and from references. Note: For students that are already enrolled at KNUST, students must have a B average (second class upper)
Committed to community involvement: Students must show that they are committed to not just bettering themselves but making a positive difference in their community. This can be seen through the applicant’s description of extracurricular/volunteer work, their essays, and their references.
In need of financial aid: Applicants must show that they cannot enroll in college without the funds.
Admitted/Enrolled to/at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology: All students must prove their admittance or enrollment to/at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and must have been accepted or enrolled into a STEM Degree. (Note: students do not have to be accepted at the time they submit the form but they must provide proof of acceptance as soon as they receive proof of acceptance.)
A full-time student: this scholarship does not apply to the following types of students: international students, Masters Students, P.H.D students, fee-paying students, and part-time students.
Note: For students that are already enrolled at KNUST, students must have a B average (second class upper)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30/07/2021 (July 30th 2021)
Interested Applicants can Apply online via an Online Application form with a gmail account or print and fill out a form and then Submit manually.
IF FILLING OUT ON PAPER:
If you run out of room for any response, indicate on a separate sheet of paper which question you are answering and continue or rewrite your response. Please send your application to the office of Student Affairs and Financial Services, Office of the Dean of Students, room 19, KNUST. Turn in this application BEFORE the deadline of 30/07/2021 (July 30th 2021) to be considered for this scholarship.
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