The Embassy of France in Ghana is collaborating with the Scholarships Secretariat to offer full scholarships to Ghanaian students at the Master’s and PhD levels on a merit and need basis, as part of the framework of academic cooperation and student mobility between France and Ghana for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Eligibility for Dual Degree Scholarships from the French Embassy in Ghana.
Candidates must be Ghanaian citizens.
Master’s degree = 35 years; PhD = 40 years for joint application; ScholSec application alone = 45 years.
Academic level: Bachelor’s degree for a Master’s, Master’s degree or MPhil degree for two years for a PhD.
French as a foreign language, STEM, health, the environment, and sustainable development, tourism, archaeology, and heritage are all areas of study.
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.
Method of Application: Applicants are required to submit both hard and soft copies of their application file before 17:00 GMT on Sunday 19th March 2023.
Soft copy: applications must only be sent once to a common email address GhanaFranceScholarships2023@gmail.com
Hard copy: applications must be sent or deposited at both the Embassy of France in Accra and the Scholarship Secretariat.
Application Deadline: 19th March 2023 before 17:00 GMT