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Business News of Monday, 26 August 2019


GNPC prioritizes PWDs in 2019/2020 Foundation Local Scholarship

CEO of GNPC, Dr Kofi Kodua Sarpong CEO of GNPC, Dr Kofi Kodua Sarpong

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has given preference to physically challenged persons in the 2019/2020 Foundation Local Scholarship.

The company is also giving preference to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Special Needs Education and B. Ed Programs; First Year Students.

GNPC has commenced receiving application for the 2019/2010 Foundation Local Scholarship.

A notice published on its website on 23 August, 2019 said: “The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is offering limited Undergraduate and Postgraduate scholarship, through the GNPC Foundation, to prospective Ghanaian students for the 2019/2020 academic year. The scholarship is for degree courses and are tenable at accredited Public Tertiary Institutions in Ghana. The scholarship covers Tuition, Living Expenses, Book Allowance and Dissertation/Project Allowance.”

GNPC further cautioned applicants not to pay money in connection with the scholarship.

“You are cautioned not to pay anyone in connection with this scholarship application. You do so at your own risk,” the notice said.

Regarding the eligibility criteria, the GNPC said applicant be Ghanaian and must have obtained admission to undertake an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree Program at a local public tertiary Institution at the time of application.

“Preference would be given to: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Special Needs Education and B. Ed Programs; First Year Students; physically challenged,” the notice said.

Undergraduate are required to submit Admission letter; WASSCE results; Testimonial; Birth certificate; Passport picture

Postgraduate Admission letter; Publication (if any); Passport picture; Recommendation letters (academic and occupational); Certificates

Applicants are required to complete and Submit Application online via a link on the GNPC’s website with relevant documentations uploaded.

The deadline for the applications for Postgraduate is 30th August 2019 whereas that of undergraduate – 13th September 2019.