How To Apply For Scholarship For Free SHS Graduates In Ghana 2021

The free Senior High School (S.H.S) tertiary scholarship application form for the 2020/2021 academic year is out from Ghana Scholarships Secretariat — following the direction of President Akufo-Addo to open the online scholarship application portal for first batch of free SHS graduates.

Based on the direction from President Akufo-Addo, the President of Ghana, the online scholarship portal needs to be open for the free SHS graduates to apply for scholarships for their tertiary education as soon as possible.

If you are a student who obtained excellent grades in the 2020 WASSCE, then you are eligible to apply for the scholarship automatically in Ghana and get qualified for scholarship into any desired tertiary institution in the country.


All students who wrote the WASSCE 2020 and have gained admission or have applied for admission into any accredited tertiary institution are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

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How to Apply For Free SHS Tertiary Scholarship

All applicants are expected to go through the 4 easy steps given below.

  • Visit the scholarship portal,
  • Sign up and create a user account to register
  • Complete an application form and upload all required academic and admission documents.
  • Complete and online aptitude test

Scholarship Application Timelines

  • 1st 27th December, 2020: Application open
  • 16th – 29th December, 2020: Nationwide Selection Interviews

By the second week of January 2021; Validation and payments to respective institutions

The first batch of these Free Senior High School (S.H.S) graduates who would be eligible will be able to enjoy a tuition-free tertiary education in Ghana under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Ghana Scholarships Secretariat Office Contact Details

You can reach the Ghana Scholarships Secretariat via any of their means of communication here;

  • Address: Ghana Scholarships Secretariat P. O Box . M 75 Accra, Ghana.
  • Location: North Ridge, GES Council Building, located behind the Accra High School
  • Telephone: +233302 9629 28 / +233302 9629 29 / +233302 9629 31 / +233302 9629 30
  • Fax: +233 (0)302 662732
  • GPS: GA 028-2065
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This is all what you may need to know about how to apply for scholarship for free Senior High School (S.H.S) graduates in Ghana 2021.

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