Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

Embassy of France in Ghana Joint Master’s Degree & PhD Scholarships 2021/2022 for Ghanaian Students

The applications are now open for Ghanaians at Master’s and PhD levels on a merit and needs basis.

Application Deadline: 28th March 2021 before 17:00 GMT

About the Award: Within the framework of academic cooperation and student mobility between France and Ghana, the Embassy of France in Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Scholarships Secretariat, is pleased to announce the second edition of the joint scholarship programme for the 2021/2022 academic year. 

Type: Master’s & PhD

Eligibility:

Applicants must be of Ghanaian Nationality.
Age limit: Master’s Degree = 35 years; PhD = 40 years for joint application, 45 years for ScholSec application alone.
– Academic level:
– Bachelor’s Degree for a Master’s,
– 2 years Master’s degree or MPhil Degree for a PhD.
Fields of Study: French as a foreign language, STEM, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development, Tourism, Archaeology and Heritage studies, Agriculture and Food Industry.
– First Class or Second Class Upper applicants on their Degree will be given priority consideration.
Mastery of French: French Proficiency is not a requirement for application (except for French as a Foreign Language).
Preferably 2 years post qualification experience for PhD applicants
Completed National Service.

Eligible Countries: Ghana

To be Taken at (Country): France

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value & Duration of Award:

For Master’s Degree Scholarship Applicants, ‘Co-shared’ Scholarships:
Duration and Benefits:

24 months of Scholarship over a 2-year period including:
- One (1) return ticket to France
- Free Visa
- Free basic registration fees to an institution of higher education in France up to a maximum of €5,000 per year
- Social Security Coverage
- Partial monthly stipend (remaining amount to be taken in charge by the student = Approximately €300/month)
1 : allowance adapted to the duration of the programme followed.

 For PhD Scholarship Applicants, ‘Co-shared’ Scholarships:
Duration and Benefits:
- Three (3) stays in France of six (6) months each, over a three-year period including:
- Three (3) return tickets to France (One (1) for each stay)
- Free Visa
- Free basic registration fees to an institution of higher education in France up to a maximum of €5,000 per year
- Social Security Coverage
- Partial monthly stipend (remaining amount to be taken in charge by the student = Approximately €500/month)

Note: None of these benefits represents a full scholarship nor completely covers the total expenditure involved.

For the purposes of obtaining a student visa, selected candidates will have to provide proof of additional sources of revenue of a minimum of 615 euros per month, part of which may be covered by the scholarship.

How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit both hard and soft copies of their application file before 17:00 GMT on 28th March 2021.
– Soft Copy: Applications must only be sent once to a common email address [email protected]. The subject of the message should include the first name and SURNAME of the applicant.
– Hard Copy: Applications must be sent or deposited at both the Embassy of France in Accra and the Scholarship Secretariat.
– Cooperation and Cultural Affairs Department (SCAC) at the French Embassy in Ghana, Fourth Circular Road, Cantonments, Accra, P. O. Box 187 Accra.
– Scholarships Secretariat – Hilla Limann Highway, near Accra High School, P.O. Box. M 75 Accra

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

Visit Award Webpage for Details

Comments are closed.