University Of Ghana Graduate Fellowships

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The School of Research and Graduate Studies on behalf of the University of Ghana Graduate Fellowship Scheme is pleased to announce its Call for Nominations for the award of the University of Ghana Graduate Fellowships.

Scope

The Fellowships would target Ghanaian nationals and may be awarded to existing faculty to undertake PhD studies and promising MPhil candidates who demonstrate potential, interest and commitment to pursue an academic career in the University of Ghana.

The Fellowship is tenable at the University of Ghana and shall be awarded normally in the research year(s) of the study for two (2) semesters for the M.Phil Programme and four (4) semesters for the PhD/MD Programmes.

Awards shall be made normally at the beginning of the second year of the MPhil program and within the second half of the first year of a PhD programme.

Eligibility

  • PhD Fellowships: existing faculty who hold an MPhil Degree and have registered for PhD studies, or MPhil candidates who may have been upgraded to PhD on the basis of excellent performance and have indicated commitment to pursue an academic career in the University of Ghana.
  • MPhil Fellowships: Top class graduate students with potential for and commitment to an academic career with the UG; candidates must hold a First Class/Second Class Upper or the equivalent GPA.

  • The age at the time of applying for the Fellowship shall normally not be above thirty (30) years for the M.Phil and forty five (45) years for the Ph.D.

    Guidelines for Application

    An application for the Fellowship, including Curriculum Vitae, Academic Transcripts and a 2 page statement of research objectives and how the applicant intends to use the Fellowship award to enhance his/her research output, shall be submitted through the Head of Department to the Dean of the relevant Faculty by the end of April.

    The Faculty Dean shall submit the applications of short-listed candidates with his/her recommendations to the Dean of the SRGS by May 29.

    Selection criteria

    Applicants for the Fellowship shall be required to attend an interview to be organized by the SRGS.

    The interviews shall be held normally in June and awards shall be announced by the end of August.

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