The Larry Addo 2019-20 Scholarship for First Years

2019/2020 LA SFAO Scholarship

DEADLINE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27th, 2019 at 3:00pm

Mr. Larry Addo is a University of Ghana Alumnae who has been with SFAO University of Ghana for several years.

The Larry Addo scholarship will provide support for the benefit of certain University of Ghana under-graduate students to all programmes during the year of  2019-2020. Students are to maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5 or better and need is demonstrated.

This year Scholarship covers academic and residential fees


DEADLINE for the submission of applications for the Larry Addo Scholarship is Friday September 27th, 2019 at 3:00pm.

You are eligible to apply if you:

  1. Are a Ghanaian.
  2. Are a First year University of Ghana regular student.
  3. Obtained an aggregate of 15 or better at the WASSCE or CGPA 3.0.
  4. Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
  5. Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance and success in other pursuits).
  6. Will maintain at least a 2.5 CGPA
  7. Are of a Good Conduct.

Download and submit a completed LA- SFAO FORM 1 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION and the required essays, a copy of your academic records (WASSCE grades), letters of recommendation and supporting need documents.

You may be asked for additional information if corrections are needed or if any information/response on your application is not clear.

For enquiries call the Students Financial Aid Office on 020-518-6904/0302- 945-312 or email

The Students Financial Aid Office is located at No. 11 East Legon - Main Campus behind the College of Basic and Applied Sciences and opposite CEGENSA.


For need:

  • Official pay slip or payroll record of parents/guardians or the applicant.
  • Recent school receipts/ bills of siblings of school going age.
  • Tax return receipts– IRS, VAT, tabletop hawking receipts, etc.
  • Birth Certificates (of siblings).
  • Death Certificate or Burial permit (in case of death of a parent).
  • Pension letter for retired parents/guardians.
  • Bank Statements / Ghana Cocoa Board Farmers Association Passbook.
  • SSNIT contribution statements.
  • Money transfer receipts.
  • National Health Insurance receipts (showing premium paid).
  • Evidence of other dependents of parents/guardians.
  • Letter of reference concerning your need from your former institution etc.
  • Any other supporting documents that you believe will assist in the processing, of your application.

For Academic

  • High School Transcripts (Terminal Reports)
  • West African Senior School Certificate Exam Results (WASSCE)
  • University Acceptance Letter
  • Records regarding achievement tests, academic awards, honors, and substantive assessments by Headmaster/mistress, teachers, including letters of recommendation.
  • Confirm that you are not currently receiving support through any other scholarship program


Please Note: 

It is important that your eligibility for student financial aid be based upon accurate information. In doing so, together, we can ensure that the right students get financial support and that the integrity of the University of Ghana Students Financial Aid programme is preserved