How to Apply

Applications to join the African Science Academy (Ghana) in August 2017 are now closed. We’re excited to announce that we’ve selected our next cohort after a very competitive selection process with over 250 applicants. Applications for next year will re-open in Feburary 2018.

Check that you are eligible to apply by reading through our Admissions page and ‘Frequently Asked Questions‘ section. See our Scholarships and Financial Assistance Information Sheet: African Science Academy finance 2017

How to Apply:

Option 1:

1) Download and complete the application form(s) below:

Student Application Form: African-Science-Academy-application-form-2017

Scholarship Application Form (optional): African Science Academy scholarship form 2017

2) Send us your application form(s) and additional documents by the 24th Feburary 2017:

Please complete, scan and email your application forms to:
Send it by post to:
African Gifted Foundation Ghana, PO Box CO 4394 Tema Community 1, Tema, Ghana
Hand your application forms in to your ASA school representative, if your school has one.

Option 2:

Alternatively, you can apply to the African Science Academy by completing and submitting the online application forms below.

African Science Academy Online Application Form

African Science Academy Online Scholarship Form

The application deadline is 24th February 2017 – We reserve the right to reject any applications received after this date.

What happens next?

Successful candidates in the first round will be invited to write an entrance exam in maths, physics and problem solving skills. Students will also be asked to submit a short essay on a topic given to them by ASA before they sit the exam. The final stage of the selection process will be a face-to-face interview.

If you have any questions or require further details, please contact our admissions team at