Prepare yourselves for scholarship opportunities available -kingsley agyemang tells ghanaian youth
Hon. Kingsley Agyemang - Registra, Scholarships Secretariat
Ghanaian youth have been urged to prepare themselves adequately to enjoy the various scholarship opportunities available in Ghana . The Registrar of Ghana’s Scholarships Secretariat , Mr Kingsley Agyemang has urged the youth of Ghana not only to seek for information but also adequately prepare themselves to enjoy the various scholarship opportunities in Ghana .
The Registrar was delivering a speech at a forum in Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region , on the theme , ” Empowering Ashanti Youth , the role of Scholarships” .
Chaired by Nana Appiah Menkah , a founding member of the New Patriotic Party ( NPP ) and the chairman of the council of elders of the party , Mr Agyemang stated ” my mission here is to explain how to leverage Scholarships to achieve our national goals and aspirations with the youth at the centre of that strategic agenda of national development .
The Registrar took opportunity to explain the various Scholarship administered by the secretariat as MASTESS , Presidential awards ,Northern scholarships scheme and the FREE SHS Scholarship all at the second cycle level .
Scholarships at the tertiary level include year abroad for language students ,Thesis and Bursary Grant for Post Graduate studies , bilateral scholarships based on country corporation agreemen , Commonwealth scholarships and Government scholarships tenable overseas .
Mr .Agyemang advised the youth who were made up of selected students from all the tertiary institutions across the region, to take advantage of the many scholarship opportunities .
The Regional Chairman of the NPP Ashanti Region , Chairman Bernard Antwi Boasiako (WONTUMI ) advised the youth to study hard to enjoy from the scholarship opportunities available.
Present at the program were some members of parliament ,MMDCES , representatives of regional executives of the various political parties , some selected youth groups and Tescon executives across the region .
Raphael Patrick Sarfo , an Ashanti Regional Youth Organiser hopeful , the convener of the forum , thanked the Registrar and his team , for honouring the invitation of the youth of the region.