Criteria for eligibility is as follows:

  • Student must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited university.

  • Student must be pursuing a degree in a health related field.

  • Student must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

  • Student must demonstrate a financial need.

FIPHR takes a qualitative approach to the scholarship application process. As such, we ask that all submissions are original and are written by the applicant.

In 500-700 words:

  • Identify a health concern in Ghana that presents a significant challenge to the community you live in or to the country at large. 

  • Name the primary sources of the issue and explain the impact the issue has on the social and/or economic development of the country. 

  • Describe how you plan to address this concern in your future work. Be sure to be concrete and practical.

  • Articulate your vision of what you would like to do professionally between the time you complete your degree and 5-10 years thereafter.  


You must also submit the following:

  • Proof of identity.

  • Proof of enrollment into a higher education institution and degree program. 

  • Official school transcripts.

Email all submissions to with the subject line indicating "Scholarship Application."

Deadline: May 15, 2020