MIST is committed to granting equal opportunities to students who qualify to pursue programs at MIST, regardless of their financial resources. In that regard and through the benevolence of MIST and grants from generous individuals and organizations, MIST awards significant need-based financial support to qualified students.
Students eligible for financial aid will be granted full or partial financial support to cover their tuition fees, textbooks, housing, and meals. Scholarships are awarded to students who apply for it prior to their admission to MIST. For continuing students opportunity for financial support is highly limited.
The Office of Financial Aid and scholarships has set policies and standards that students are required to adhere to. These policies include:
Students should apply for financial aid at the time of applying for admission;
Students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment status during the first and second semesters, in order to retain their award.
The selection process is done in three steps: First, based on a set admission criteria and applicant’s overall profile, the Admission Committee determines who should be given an offer of admission to pursue a program at MIST. Next, once a candidate is deemed qualified for admission into a program, the applicant’s application for financial aid is passed on to the MIST Scholarship Committee (MSC) for review. The application is reviewed on the basis of documented financial need and upon a thorough assessment by the MSC of all information gathered during the admissions process for each candidate. Finally, successful candidates are issued with an award letter, spelling out the quantum of the financial aid and the terms and conditions.
Citizens of Ghana from less endowed families or communities.
Fields of study
All Undergraduate Programmes of study available at MIST
This scholarship available for now covers only tuition fees.
Method of Application
The decision to make an offer of admission is done independently of scholarship applications and decisions. The Admissions Office first determines which applicants are most qualified to attend MIST. A Scholarship Committee then makes an independent decision regarding scholarship awards.
You can download financial aid forms on the official website (link to it is below) (or pass by the MIST campus at Lakeside Estates to pick an application form). Submit your financial aid application form with your admissions application. You cannot apply for a scholarship after you have been admitted.
Just like any recognised tertiary institution in Ghana, all registered students of MIST are entitled to Government of Ghana student loans disbursed through the Student Loan Trust Fund.
The Student Loan Trust Fund is a government agency charged with the responsibility of granting loans to students at various tertiary institutions.
The Adopt-A-Student Program is a financial assistance program run by the Office for Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS) of MIST. The program provides supplementary support to students with urgent financial needs. It aims to match financially challenged and at-risk students with donors who are interested in helping these disadvantaged students continue to attend their institution and achieve their academic dreams. Adopt-a-Student allows us the ability to make a big difference in individual students’ lives with minimal institutional resources invested. Learn more.
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