Apply: MTN Bright Scholarship 2019 for SHS Graduates & Tertiary Students

Are you a brilliant first year or continuing student pursuing first degree education in any of the public tertiary institutions in Ghana requiring financial assistance?

MTN Ghana Foundation has launched its Bright Scholarships scheme. A total of 300 students at the tertiary level stand to benefit.

A statement from the Foundation says students have between June 13 and July 13, 2019, for applying for the scholarship, adding 100 hundred scholarship are up for grabs every year for the next three years.

Beneficiaries will be selected from all 10 regions of the country, and the scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, accommodation and a stipend for books and other relevant reading materials.

Who Qualifies for the MTN Ghana Bright Scholarships?

All Applicants:

  1. Must be a citiz­en of Ghana­
  2. Must be prove­n to be hard-­worki­ng with excellent academic results

Senior High School Graduates and First Year University Students

  1. An applicant in the first year of any public tertiary institution in Ghana should have credit passes in six (6) subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE respectively.
  2. Three of the six subjects should be core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies and three must be in relevant electives.
  3. For the purposes of this Scholarship, a credit pass in:
    • WASSCE means A1 – C6
    • SSSCE means A – D
  4. Must not enjoy any form of an educational scholarship.
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Continuing University Students

  1. Should have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  2. Be invol­ved in extra curri­cula activ­ities.
  3. Be prove­n to be without any academic disciplinary issue and/or must not be serving a bond to be of good behaviour.
  4. Must not enjoy any form of an educational scholarship.

What you need before applying for the MTN Ghana Bright Scholarships

  1. Provi­de a one-page letter of motivation indicating why MTN Found­ation shoul­d award you a schol­arshi­p for your education, including what your educa­tiona­l and profe­ssion­al goals are.
  2. Attac­h WASSCE results, admis­sion lette­rs and writt­en Testi­monia­ls from your Senior High School. Pleas­e note that thoro­ugh check­s will be made on all docum­ents submi­tted.­
  3. The application must be submitted together with valid contact details (Phone number/E-mail address).

How to apply for the MTN Ghana Bright Scholarships

  1. Visit via your browser
  2. Click “Register” on the left side of the page
  3. On the next page, read the criteria and click on “Agreed”.
  4. Fill out your personal details.
  5. Fill out your institutional details
  6. Fill out Awards/Recognition
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Priority would be given to persons pursuing courses in ICT, Computer Science, and Engineering. Women and PERSONS with disability are especially encouraged to apply.

For further clarification or assistance, send e-mail to [email protected] or call 0244300000

Aside from the Bright Scholarship, MTN Ghana Foundation launched the Teacher Improvement Award Programme in 2015.

Since the inception of the programme, 60 teachers have been awarded scholarships to pursue First or Masters’ Degrees at the University of Cape Coast and the University Education, Winneba.

MTN Bright Scholarship falls under education, which is one of the three focus areas of the MTN Ghana Foundation. Since the launch of the MTN Foundation in 2007, the Foundation has invested in over 82 educational projects across the country.

Some of these projects include a boys’ dormitory block for Akropong School for the blind, a six-unit classroom block for Kodjonya Millennium School, eight unit dormitory block for Owerriman SHS, a three-unit classroom block for Akatsi, 108 Seater Library at Tsito Senior High School and the provision of over 1000 scholarships for needy but brilliant students across the country.

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