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We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the University of Cape Coast Students’ Financial Support Office website! 

The University of Cape Coast does not want a lack of funding to stop any student from his/her professional growth. As a University which provides equal opportunity to all students and wants every student to succeed, we offer a number of financial support options to Needy but brilliant students in their academic pursuits through the Students’ Financial Support Office.

Our Objectives

In actualizing its vision and mission statements within the contexts of the core values, StuFSO shall seek to create a financial environment that will enable Needy-but-brilliant students of the University of Cape Coast to complete their studies successfully.

Specifically, StuFSO shall seek to achieve the following objectives:

  • Provide financial support in the form of bursaries and scholarships to Needy but brilliant students of the University of Cape Coast.
  • Ensure transparency in administering financial assistance to students.
  • Identify university-based paid jobs that could be offered to students by the University to support their upkeep and training needs without compromising their academic work.
  • Engage in aggressive fundraising activities for the sustainability of StuFSO.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for consideration for the Centralized Scholarship/ Bursary Scheme administered by StuFSO, the applicant must satisfy the following conditions: -

  • Must be a Ghanaian by birth
  • Be enrolled as a student of the University of Cape Coast on full-time regular or distance programmes 
  • Must have completed at least one academic year of studies
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need and must be ready to supply any documentary evidence for decision making 
  • Be brilliant/promising as determined by the University
  • Be making excellent academic progress as determined by the University.

How to Apply

4 Easy Steps to the UCC Scholarship Application

Step One
Step Two

Create account using the Sign Up button

Step Three

Complete the application form and upload the necessary doucments

Step Four

Short listed application will be invited to a selection interview

Apply Now

Funding Sources

Sources of funds for the UCC Students’ Financial Support include:

Annual budgetary allocation by Central Administration
SRC contribution through SERF
A percentage of JCRC Dues
A percentage of DESAG Dues
A percentage of GRASAG Dues
Contribution from Office of the Dean of Students
A percentage of Net Profit from sale of UCC Souvenir
Corporate Organizations
Non-governmental Organizations
UCC Alumni
Private Individuals


The support is based on individual student’s financial circumstances. For more information, please contact the Policy and Procedure to Financial Support or contact the Students' Financial supports Office located at the C. A. Ackah Lecture Theatre between 8:00am and 4:00pm from Monday to Friday or contact us via Please note that the information within the pages of the procedure is subject to change at any time. 

The application process for financial supports for continuing students commences in March of each year. The awards are made by the end of the second semester, to be utilized in the following academic year.