Akufo-Addo Government Boasts About Giving Over 46,000 Students Local Scholarships

Akufo-Addo Government Boasts About Giving Over 46,000 Students Local Scholarships

  • The Presidency has taken to Twitter to disclose that over 46,000 students have gotten local scholarships so far
  • According to the tweet, 45,000 tertiary students and 1,600 training college students have benefited from the scholarship scheme
  • The self-praise is coming at a time the Secretariat has been criticised for lack of transparency in the award of its scholarships

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Ghana's Presidency is boasting that the Scholarship Secretariat has provided more than 46,000 students with local scholarships under the current administration.

In a tweet on Monday, April 11, 2022, the Presidency disclosed that 45,000 students at the tertiary level and 1,600 training college students are beneficiaries of the local scholarships.

“560 students have also been awarded foreign scholarships under the online scholarship application process,” the tweet recounted.
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Registrar of Scholarship Secretariat, Kingsley Agyemang (L) has been commended for his sterling leadership. Source: Instagram/@fillaboyzdotcom
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The impressive claim by the Presidency is coming at a time the Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education have criticised the Scholarship Secretariat’s process of awarding scholarships to needy and deserving students.

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The legislators said the process at the Secretariat, which is under the Office of the President, lacks transparency.

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the country have also criticised the Secretariat’s handling of the award scheme.

The Scholarship Secretariat is mandated to handle and award government scholarships for human resource development and growth.

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The post sighted by YEN.com.gh on LinkedIn had Enoch Boafo Amponsah sharing that he was awarded a Weiden-Hoffman Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the UK.

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Scholarships for Ghanaian students: Top 20 in 2020

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