Mrs. Fedelia Adokailey Mensah Scholarship Award for Ghanaian Students

Apply now for the Mrs. Fedelia Adokailey Mensah Scholarship Award for STEM Students in Ghana.

ABOUT SCHOLARSHIP

 The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a one-time award (up to one-thousand Ghana Cedis in school aid) for the sole benefit of the award recipient. Funds will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s school. The scholarship covers: tuition fees, costs for excursions, meal plans, school supplies/materials and any other programs related costs for the benefit of the scholar (up to 1000 Cedis).

Applications must be turned in no later than December 31st of the current year.Scholars will be notified and awarded by May of the following year.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

In order to qualify for the Mrs. Fedelia Adokailey Mensah Scholarship Award the candidate must be able to meet ALL of the following requirements:

 

  1. Actively enrolled in school & no more than five occurrences of lateness / un-excused absences
  2. Maintain credit grades A & B throughout calendar school year (GPA of 3.0 and above)
  3. Type a 700-word essay maximum (See Essay Topic on Last Page).
  4. Current and Previous Year’s Grades/Transcripts
  5. Complete this application in its entirety. ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS.
  6. Two letters of recommendation (from project leader, university professor etc.)
  7. Complete Volunteer or STEM Project(s) Recording Page

*Please attach your official transcript/grades for each semester of the current school year, a recent picture, awards, honourable achievements and or letters of recommendations.

HOW TO APPLY

Download application form HERE

All Applications should be emailed to

Email: info@ThreadsByDreads.com

No later than December 31 of the current year

 This scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Fedelia Adokailey Mensah, the late mother of Christiana ‘Nana’ Afotey. Mrs. Mensah was a devout Christian, loving mother of four children and wife of more than forty years to Seth Mensah Afotey. In 2015 Mrs. Mensah lost her battle with cancer (to learn more about Mrs. Mensah’s story and the Threads by Dreads Foundation, please visit www.ThreadsByDreads.com/outreach). This award will carry on part of her nurturing legacy, aide in community re-investment by giving local scholars an opportunity to further their STEM education experience and contribute to building a brighter future for young adults all over Ghana.

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