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WAIMM Scholarships

Explore the WAIMM Scholarship program, a dedicated initiative to empower the next generation of leaders in mining, petroleum, and metallurgy. Our scholarships support outstanding individuals pursuing education and careers in these vital industries. Join us in shaping the future and fostering excellence through the WAIMM Scholarship program.

The WAIMM scholarship is an initiative by the Institute to provide financial support for undergraduate students in the fields of engineering and earth sciences who are currently enrolled in Ghanaian universities, and have a focus on engineering and earth science main projects or thesis, or other topics as considered appropriate by the Selection Committee.


Currently the scholarshiop is applicable to students studying in recognised Universities in Ghana alone and there are plans to extend it to other West African countries in due course.

Applicants must be pursuing undergraduate studies in engineering and earth sciences, a WAIMM member (student member) and entering their third or final year of studies in any Ghanaian university. Applicants must intend to complete an undergraduate thesis or main project with specific emphasis on their fields of studies or other topics as considered appropriate by the Selection Committee.

The recipient will be selected by October 15, and the scholarship will be awarded accordingly in the same month.

Application Process

To apply, download the application form from the WAIMM website or send email to for an application pack.

Application Check List

Please read carefully and ensure the following items are included in your scholarship application package:

The application form and supporting documents must be submitted by the application deadline to:

The Scholarship secretariat. You would be notified at each stage of the selection process.