eSyllabus has signed an Memorandum of Understanding with Kwame Nkrumah Univeristy of Science and Technology for the provision of scholarships to brilliant but needy students. This agreement comprises
1) University scholarship in Ghana for brilliant but needy Ghanaian students. Standardized exam results (WASSCE exams), KNUST marks and financial need were the basis of selection for the awards. Ghana’s WASSCE exams are similar to A levels in the UK. eSyllabus offered 31 such scholarships in 2012-2013 at an cost of $850 per student per annum.
2) eSyllabus will kick of the Scholarship for Women in Medicine in 2013-2014. The recipients will school at KNUST and have all expenses covered.
Moreland Owosu, Orphan, 2012 recipient with perfect scores on BECE Math, English and Science. SHS scholarships in Ghana for brilliant but needy students. eSyllabus has established scholarships with key regional schools, such as Mawuli Senior High in the Volta region and Edinaman Senior High in the Cape Coast area. The current scholarships were given to needy but brilliant students at those schools. In 2013, eSyllabus plans expanded scholarship programs. Currently 42 students in Ghana are on scholarship. These scholarships were for full room and board at prestigious public schools in Ghana, an opportunity that would otherwise be unavailable to such students. Standardized exam results (BECE exams) were the initial basis of selection for the scholarships, with an indepenedent selection committee analying various factors such as essays and family situation. Mohammed Al-hadar. Top student from Teshi District. Attending Ose Tutu in Kumasi