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Apply: GETFund Scholarship 2021 for Undergraduate

GETFund Foreign Scholarship

The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) has begun accepting applications from Prospective Students who desire to enrol for undergraduate Programmes at all Universities in Ghana, this 2021/2022 Academic Year.

Who qualifies for GETFund Scholarship?

All Prospective Students who are Citizens of Ghana are eligible to apply.

Prospective Students must however, meet certain requirements to be considered for the GETfund Scholarships.

GETFund Application Form

Unlike the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat foreign application that you fill the forms online and submit, GETfund does not have an application form for any of the scholarships they offer.

Applicants are advised to write their application letter attach the other requirements we have stated below and submit them to the head office for processing.

Our post here shows how to apply for the GETfund scholarship. Kindly check it out and read all the requirements as well.

GETFund Scholarship Application Letter

Applicants are expected to write an application letter addressing it to the Administrator of the fund. Applicants are advised not to submit a handwritten application letter. The application letter must be nicely written with a clear reason(s) why you think the fund should sponsor your foreign studies.

We have a sample GETfund scholarship application letter in this post you may like to check out.

GETfund Scholarship List 2021

Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) does not release the list of successful applicants. Successful applicants are contacted via the contact details they provide on their application letter. You are advised to provide correct contact details so that you can be reached when your application is successful.

Level/Field of Study of the Scholarship

GETFund is available for undergraduate students. This is to help them pursue a degree. The scholarship is open to all students who have gained admission in various tertiary institutions in the country.

Host Nationality of GETFund scholarship 2021 for Undergraduate

GETFund scholarship for Ghana students, 2021 is hosted by the government of Ghana.

Eligible Nationality of GETFund Scholarships for Ghana Students 2021

Every Ghanaian who has gained admission to a tertiary institution is eligible to apply. Thus the eligible nationality is Ghana.

The Worth of the Scholarship

The worth of GETFund scholarship for Ghana students 2021 is a full scholarship. GETFund pays full academic fees for its successful applicants.

See Full Notice Below by the Secretariat.

The Ghana Education Trust Fund is accepting applications for Undergraduate (Diploma, Higher National Diploma and Degree Programs) Local scholarships for the 2021/2022 Academic year. The effective opening date for applications is Friday, 21 January 2022 and the closing date for applications is Friday, 25th February 2022.

You can read on how to apply for the GETFund Scholarship here. 

Requirements For GETFund Application Are;

All applicants are required to complete their application form via the GETFund Scholarship Portal

  • Scanned copy of signed Application letter
  • Scanned copy of proof of Nationality (Copy of Passport / National I.D Card)
  • Scanned copy of admission letter clearly stating the program duration in it
  • Scanned copy of approved Fee Schedule(2021/22 Academic Year)
  • Scanned copy of Secondary School Certificate results (WASSCE, CTVET, and any other certificate recognized by Ghana Tertiary Education Commission GTEC)
  • Scanned copy of previous academic term transcripts for continuing students (where applicable)
  • Scanned copy of previous Undergraduate Certificate (Degree, HND, Diploma) and corresponding transcript for applicants pursuing another Undergraduate certificate (Degree, HND) (where applicable)

Scan copy of signed application letters to be uploaded should be addressed to;

The Administrator, GETFund P. O. Box MB, 254, Accra.


Below are some frequently asked questions about the GETFund Scholarship;

What are my chances of gaining the scholarship?

Every Ghanaian citizen who meets the prerequisite requirement for application has an equal chance of gaining a scholarship.

Which local universities in Ghana can I get a GETFund Undergraduate Scholarship application for?

All local Tertiary Institutions accredited by Ghana Tertiary Education Council to run undergraduate courses are eligible for scholarship application.

Can I apply for the GETFund Undergraduate Scholarship before being accepted into a university in Ghana?

No. All scholarship applicants are required to have a valid Admission offer letter from a local university to be able to apply for a scholarship from the GETFund

How do I know if I am eligible to apply for the GETFund Undergraduate Scholarship?

The basic eligibility requirement is for an applicant to be a Ghanaian Citizen, followed by all other requirements as stated on the Scholarship application portal.

What should I include in my GETFund Undergraduate application letter?

A scholarship application letter should consist of relevant details in relation to the applicant, the institution of the applicant, the course of the applicant, applicant fees per academic semester, academic year or entire academic duration and other information deemed relevant by the applicant.

NB: Note that, the selection process is rigorous, and the scholarship is competitive, hence provide all the necessary details as required and follow laid down processes to stand a better chance of selection.

For further explanation regarding requirements 1-8, kindly get in touch with the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund).

Opening Dates and Closing Dates For The GETFund Scholarship

The effective opening date for applications is Friday, 21 January 2022 and the closing/deadline date for applications is Friday, 25th February 2022.