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Ghanaian Engineers & Architects Association of America (GEAAA) Scholarships for African Students 2018/2019

 The Ghanaian Engineers & Architects Association of America (GEAAA) announces its Annual Scholarships & Grants availability for students from secondary, university and other tertiary institutions as well as researchers.

Application Deadline: 30th September, 2018

Eligible Countries: African countries

Type: Undergraduate, Graduate

About the Award: The scholarship awards are given by GEAAA annually to individuals who undertake innovations that provide practical solutions to technological problems pertaining to Africa, as well as contribute to its economic growth & quality of life. For non-student recipients the awards are given as grants. There are two categories of this scholarship:

  • 2018 GEAAA Dr.  Osei Kwabena Gyebi Scholarship Fund
  • 2018 GEAAA Prof. Nicholas Kumapley Scholarship Fund

2018 GEAAA Dr.  Osei Kwabena Gyebi Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, candidate must:

  • Be of African Descent (Higher priority is given to applicants of Ghanaian descent)
  • Be a University or Polytechnic Student (enrolled or admitted), Researcher, Artisan
  • Have current or prospective career or research interest in science and/or technology including, but not limited to, any of the following areas: Agriculture – mass & year round production techniques including irrigation, rain harvesting or cloud seeding to augment precipitation Mechanical Engineering – equipment, machinery, tools Energy, including renewable energy Electrical Engineering Civil Engineering – clean water supply, sanitary / wastewater treatment, transportation, infrastructure Information Technology and Communication Bio Engineering Chemical Engineering Architecture&/City/Town Planning – affordable housing techniques Sciences & other Allied Professions
  • Other Technological Contributions

Value of Scholarship:

  • Students: US$ 500
  • Non-Students : US$ 1,000

Application Procedure:

  • Complete Application Form
  • Narrative (Not more than 500 words) A description of research, career or other interest as it contributes to the goals of the Scholarship Fund.
  • Student Applicants: Explain your professional goals and how your interest in the sciences, mathematics, engineering or architecture will contribute towards practical solutions to any particular technological challenge facing Ghana in particular and/or Africa in general.
  • Non-Student Applicants: Explain concisely how the outcome of your proposed research or work will be beneficial to the Ghanaian society, its potential for improving the quality of life of Ghanaians and/or its contribution towards the economic growth of Ghana and Africa. Include a detailed statement indicating how the Funds will be utilized as well as a timeline for the milestone expected to be achieved through the use of the Funds
  1. Resume /Curriculum Vitae

In not more than 2 pages indicate the following:

  • Education (University, Secondary, Technical Schools attended & degrees/diploma or other certificate received, if any)
  • Professional or other Certification received, or honors awarded
  • Professional Associations/Affiliations
  • Work Experience
  • Technical Publications and/or work, if any
  1. Academic Transcripts or Proof of Admission, if a student
  2. A Letter of Recommendation from individual in supervisory position.
  3. For non-student applicants the Fund is given in a form of grant. Provide a proposed Budget and Justification
  4. Submit Application and all Supporting Documents to [email protected]

2018 GEAAA Prof. Nicholas Kumapley Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: 

  • Be a University or Polytechnic Student (Undergraduate or Post-Graduate) with a major in Engineering, Architecture, Science or Mathematics
  • Must demonstrate high academic achievement in Engineering, Architecture, or Mathematics/Science
  • Be planning a career in Engineering, Architecture or Mathematics/Science
  • Must demonstrate strong interest in developing concepts that contribute towards Solutions to technological challenges in Africa.

Value of Scholarship: US$ 200 to U$500

Application Procedure:

  • Complete attached Application Form
  • Narrative/Essay (350-400 words) A description of research, or other interest as it contributes to the goals of the Scholarship Fund. Explain what motivated you to choose a career path in Engineering, Architecture or Mathematics/Science
  • Resume /Curriculum Vitae

In not more than 1 page indicate the following:

  • Education (University, Secondary, Technical Schools attended & degrees/diploma or other certificate received, if any)
  • Professional or other Certification received, or honors awarded, if any
  • Professional Associations/Affiliations, if any
  • Technical Publications and/or Projects, if any
  1. Academic Transcripts from a Tertiary Institution or Proof of Admission into a Tertiary Institution
  2. A letter of recommendation from individual in supervisory position
  3. Submit Application and all Supporting Documents to [email protected]

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Duration of Scholarships: One-time award

How to Apply: All applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically to [email protected]

Visit 2018 GEAAA Dr. Osei Kwabena Gyebi Scholarship Webpage

Visit 2018 GEAAA Prof. Nicholas Kumapley Scholarship Webpage

Award Provider: Ghanaian Engineers & Architects Association of America (GEAAA)

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