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Ghanaian Engineers & Architects Association of America (GEAAA) Scholarships for African Students 2017/2018

 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: 31st January, 2017

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:

  • 2017 GEAAA Dr.  Osei Kwabena Gyebi Scholarship Fund
  • 2017 GEAAA Prof. Nicholas Kumapley Scholarship Fund

2017 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.
  • Resume /Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Transcripts or Proof of Admission, if a student
  • A Letter of Recommendation from individual in supervisory position.
  • For non-student applicants the Fund is given in a form of grant. Provide a proposed Budget and Justification

2017 GEAAA Prof. Nicholas Kumapley Scholarship Fund


  • 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)
  • Resume /Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Transcripts from a Tertiary Institution or Proof of Admission into a Tertiary Institution
  • A letter of recommendation from individual in supervisory position

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Duration of Scholarships: One-time award

How to Apply: All applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically to

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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

Important Notes: Awardees will be notified not later than March 31, 2017

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