UG School of Nursing Scholarship Opportunities Available

Local Scholarship

Here is the UG School of Nursing Scholarship Opportunities Available. The Norwegian Program for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development has decided to award funding to the University of Ghana’s School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM) (NORHED). 

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Midwifery and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing programs will be supported by the grant. The SoNM is glad to extend an invitation to all suitable students to apply for a scholarship.


  • Applicants must be enrolled as a student in the MPhil Midwifery or Ph.D. Nursing program at SoNM, University of Ghana.
  • Having excellent academic credentials is a plus
  • Candidates must also demonstrate commitment to pursuing a research-based career.


You will have the below listed items as part of the scholarship package:

  • Full tuition fee for 2 years
  • Laptop
  • Research support grant
  • Conference/workshop support


You will have the below listed items as part of the scholarship package:

  • Full tuition fee for 3 years
  • Research support grant
  • Stipend
  • Laptop
  • Conference/workshop support
  • International scholarship at OsloMet University, Norway (6 months)



Applicants enrolled for an MPHIL program (research areas in midwifery and related areas) including Labour Pain, Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy, chronic disease in Pregnancy, Maternal Mental Health, Domestic/Gender-Based Violence, Female Cancers, Infertility and Midwifery Education and Administration will be given priority.


All Ph.D. applicants who are into research areas like Midwife-led Continuity Model of Care, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Domestic/Gender-based Violence, Shared Decision Making in Maternal Care, and Digitized Midwifery Education and Training will be given priority.

Note: You must be committed to publishing At least 1 paper (MPhil) or 3 papers (Ph.D.).

HOW TO APPLY (UG School of Nursing Scholarship opportunities Available)

Applicants should submit one PDF file of the below listed documents to the project manager:

  • A signed application letter
  • Most recent CV
  • A 3-paged research proposal containing:

Background, research question, objectives, method, work plan, and budget.

  • Written evidence of approval of topic from a supervisor.
  • Letter of support from Head of Department

Closing Date: 28th February 2022.


  • Kindly channel all enquiries about the scholarship through the above mentioned email (mail for application)
  • Only short-listed applicants shall be invited to attend an interview.
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