For the 2023–24 school year, the Embassy of France in Accra is accepting applications from qualified Ghanaian citizens for their Joint Scholarship Program funding master and doctoral study in France.
The French Ambassador in Ghana has partnered with the Scholarship opportunities Secretariat to offer fully funded scholarships to students with exceptional academic credentials through the Embassy Scholarships program.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): French Embassy in Ghana
Scholarship Type: Full Funding
Host Institution(s): Universities in France
Scholarship Worth: Not specified
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters and Ph.D.)
The French and Ghanaian Embassies are offering a joint scholarship program for 2023.
Applicants for the France/Ghana Embassy Joint Scholarships must meet the following criteria:
- All applicants must be Ghanaian citizens.
- Masters candidates may not be older than 35 years old, and Ph.D. candidates may not be older than 40 years old for joint applications or 45 years old for ScholSec applications.
- A Master’s degree can be earned with a Bachelor’s, and a Ph.D. can be earned with a Master’s or an MPhil in just two years.
- French as a second language, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, sustainable development, tourism, archaeology, heritage studies, agriculture, and the food industry.
- Candidates with a First Class or Second Class Upper degree average will be given preference.
- Possessing a Superior Knowledge of French: (except for French as a Foreign Language).
- Ph.D. candidates should have at least two years of relevant work experience after earning their degree.
- Done with my mandatory military service.
Guidelines for Making an Application.
To apply for the Embassy of France/Ghana Joint Scholarships 2023, prospective students must submit both a hard copy and a digital copy of their application package by the due date.
Applications must be submitted digitally only once to the following email address:
GhanaFranceScholarships2023@gmail.com. Please include your full first and last name in the subject line of your email.
Applications must be submitted either by mail or in person at the French Embassy in Accra or the Scholarship Secretariat.
- The Cooperation and Cultural Affairs Department (SCAC) of the French Embassy in Ghana is located at Fourth Circular Road, Cantonments, Accra, Post Office Box 187 Accra.
- Hilla Limann Highway, close to Accra High School, Box M75, Accra, Ghana. Scholarships Secretariat.
Paperwork for the Application:
- An official birth certificate copy.
- Students should include a cover letter (no longer than one page) explaining why they want to take the specified course and how it will help them advance in their chosen field.
- University recommendation letter.
- Academic record: certified copies of all diplomas and transcripts.
- A copy of your acceptance letter from a French university if you are pursuing a Master’s or Doctorate there, or proof that you have applied.
- Please include your research topic and a letter of acceptance from a Ph.D. supervisor in France if you are applying for a Ph.D. program there.
- In-depth Resume/CV.
- Proof of the applicant’s financial stability is required (certificate of scholarship for studies in progress, pay slips, or bank statements of students or parents).
Postmark or electronic receipt of applications must be received by 17:00 GMT on March 19, 2023.