Fishing for the Future Project Scholarships at University of Ghana in Ghana 2020


Fishing for the Future Project Scholarships application process at University of Ghana in Ghana. Learn the best way to apply for the Fishing for the Future Project Scholarships for the academic year  2020/2021, via University of Ghana Scholarship Portal.

If you are reading this, it means you have heard about the Fishing for the Future Project Scholarships 2020.

In this article, we are going to systematically outline the right way to apply for the Fishing for the Future Project Scholarships for interested and qualified applicants.

Scholarship Description

The Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences in collaboration with the Royal Society of London and African Academy of Sciences through the Future Leaders-African Independent Research (FLAIR Fellowships has begun a two-year research project.

The Fishing for the Future Project (F4F) which seeks to understand how changing climate coupled with environmental pollution are likely to affect current and future populations of C. tulipa and C. gasar and their fisheries at large.

The University of Ghana, which is the premier university and the largest university in Ghana was established as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on the 11th of August, 1948 with the aim of providing and furthering university education, learning as well as research. As a University dignified to differentiate itself in the area of research to make remarkable impacts at the national as well as international level, the University of Ghana has commenced a new Strategic Plan, which is expected to consolidate the gains gotten from the review of the University’s mission as well as practices and situate these within the context of a much diversified environment of higher education in and beyond Ghana.

As one of the top university in Ghana, the University seeks to prepare the next generation of thought leaders to drive national growth and development. Through our research institutions and other centers of research and learning, faculty members are involved in studies that help policy making for national growth and development, often in conjunction with other overseas institutions.

There are presently a number of Ghanaian and overseas institutions that have affiliation(s) with the University of Ghana. As a leader in tertiary education, the University of Ghana has created several link agreements with universities in Africa, Europe as well as North America for student, faculty and their staffs exchange as well as collaborative conduction of research.

The student population is well above 38,000 and it is made up of students registered on our regular programs, sandwich programs, as well as distance education and students from affiliate institutions.  Our ever-growing number of overseas students come from over 70 nations to enroll in either our regular undergraduate and graduate programs, join on our study abroad and other special programs specially designed for overseas students.

The University has over the years, built an image as one of the Africa’s renowned universities which makes it the first choice for academics, researchers and students.

Many applicants have been asking us questions like;

Available Subjects

All courses offered at the university.

Eligible Nationalities and Benefits

This scholarship is open to students from countries in Africa.

Benefits of the Scholarship

  • Tuition Fees
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Research cost


Applicants must generally qualify for admission into MPhil program at the University of Ghana. In addition, applicants must:

  1. Have a good undergraduate degree in marine or fisheries science, environmental science, environmental chemistry, physical science or natural resources management.
  2. Submit: cover letter, academic transcripts, statement of motivation, maximum 4 paged research proposal.
  3. Candidate should have applied to pursue MPhil in Marine or Fisheries Science in the Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences of the University of Ghana starting September 2020.

All shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview after the closing dates. Females are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

All enquiries should be sent to this email address: and copy

Visit Award Webpage for Details


The deadline for the scholarship award application is 10th July 2020. Applicants should ensure they submit their applications on or before the specified date.