Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) Oil and Gas Learning Foundation

Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) Oil and Gas Learning Foundation

This scholarship opportunity supports GNPC’s role in building national capacity in: oil and gas sciences, policy, management and operations in order to achieve national “local content” aspirations.

Awarding Body
Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC)
Dependant on awarding body


The scholarship can cover:

  • Approved airfare to and from your home country to the country of study and back after studies.
  • Approved tuition fees
  • Stipend (living allowance)
  • Book Allowance
  • One-time warm clothing allowance, where applicable
  • Dissertation allowance
  • Provision towards the cost of fieldwork undertaken overseas (usually the cost of one economy class return airfare to your fieldwork location), where approved.

If you have any questions, email with any questions or consult the website for further information:


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Ghana

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • PhD

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Architecture, Construction & Surveying
  • Computing
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Pharmacy & Life Sciences

Other Requirements

Applicants must:

  • be Ghanaian
  • study in areas such as: Mathematics, Science, Technology, Engineering or Special-needs education
  • have obtained admission to undertake a masters or PhD program
  • hold a first degree of at least second-class upper (for Masters applicant), and a relevant postgraduate qualification (for PhD applicant)
  • be permanently resident in Ghana
  • be available to start your academic studies by the start of the academic year you are applying
  • not be pursuing a PhD or Masters degree at the time of application

Applicants holding offer from Tuition free universities are highly preferable

How to Apply

Students need to apply online:

They will also need to upload the following documents:

  1. A Curriculum Vitae and list of publications (PhD applicants).
  2. Copy of Passport biodata page
  3. Letters of recommendation from home institution and company – Letter must be signed and on the institution letterhead.
  4. Proposal (PhD applicants).
  5. Letter of acceptance from the host institution.
  6. Academic Certificates
  7. National Service Certificate

To apply for an offer from RGU students should apply to the university via the online portal:

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