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Scholarship: How to Apply for Kufuor Scholars Program

Do you want to be one of the beneficiaries of the Kufuor Scholars Program? If so, you’re in the right place as we will provide you all the information you need to apply for it.

The cost of pursuing tertiary education in Ghana is rising. High tuition fees can interfere with your dreams of studying at your dream university. Scholarship are easy way to make your study expenses easier to manage, and the Kufuor Scholars Program is one of them you can apply to.

Kufuor Scholars Program

The Kufuor Scholars Program is an initiative under the John A. Kufuor foundation, which seeks to provide scholarship opportunities to brilliant but needy students in Ghanaian universities. It was instituted to offer specialized three year leadership preparation for Ghanaian youth. The program excludes level 100 students as it targets individuals who have completed at least one academic year in the university.

The Kufuor Scholars Program aims to add value to formal education at the tertiary level by providing orientation through mentorship, skills and experiential activities. It is expected to produce leaders who are innovative, problem solvers, critical thinkers and knowledgeable in their respective fields of endeavors.

The John A. Kufuor Foundation envisions the establishment of peaceful, well-governed and economically sustainable societies in Ghana and Africa, and recognizes the inter-linkages of leadership, governance and development.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be of Ghanaian nationality
  • Have completed level 100 and currently moving to level 200 at any Ghanaian university in any academic discipline
  • Have demonstrable leadership interest and experience
  • Focus on the ability to lead, commitment to service and integrity
  • Demonstrate nationalistic orientation and capacity to promote political and religious tolerance, human rights and ethnic co-existence for national development
  • Not be more than 23 years of age at the time of application

Nature of the Award

  • Over a 3-year period, successful applicants will benefit from leadership mentoring, camps, excursion and visits, seminars, webinars, practical leadership, internships, and execution of personal projects prior to graduation.
  • Included in the package are branded paraphernalia and a stipend of GHC500 per semester
  • The scholar may also have the opportunity to participate in International Exchange Programs

How to Apply for Kufuor Scholars Program

  1. Applicants should visit the Kufuor Scholars Program website (https://kufuorfoundation.org/) for instructions
  2. Complete and submit the KSP application biodata form in PDF format
  3. Attach a 4-minute Video of Poster Presentation link and a page-long concept note uploaded on YouTube.
  4. Applicants must send copies of the following documents to application@kufuorscholarsprogram.org:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Academic transcript (First Year)
  • Two recommendations letters; one each from either a lecturer in your univeristy, and the other from a community leader or your member of parliament.

Deadline

Applicants must fully compete registration and application by November 19, 2023. Applicants must provide accurate information, as providing incorrect details could result in disqualification.

We wish you all the best in your application and we hope that you become part of the beneficiary of the Kufuor Scholars Program.

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