Karpowership Ghana awards scholarships to 20 TTU students

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has awarded scholarships to 20 brilliant but needy students at the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) in the Western Region.

The beneficiaries are students offering civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering programmes, a statement from Karpowership copied the Ghanaian Times said.

They were selected through a competitive process that saw over 100 students’ applicants who were screened; and the top 20 were eventually selected to benefit from the scholarship scheme.

Tuition fees and other educational expenses of the beneficiaries will be paid for by the company.

The Corporate Communications Manager of Karpowership Ghana, Ms Sandra Amarquaye said the scholarship scheme was to support brilliant but needy students to continue pursuing tertiary-level education.

She said the company was passionate about helping Ghana meet Sustainable Development Goal 4 on ensuring improved access to quality education.

Ms Amarquaye said the Karpowership TTU Scholarship Scheme would also offer opportunities to beneficiary students to undertake internship programmes with the company when they are on vacation.

“We would want these students to have a practical feel of what they are studying in class, our aim is to impact lives wherever we operate,” she said.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Rev. Prof. John Frank Eshun expressed gratitude to Karpowership for the gesture and advised the beneficiaries to justify the support received by focusing on their books.

He said “this gesture by Karpowership is a clear indication that you share in the vision of TTU that is poised to be a world class technical university recognised for excellence innovation and societal relevance”.

A beneficiary of the Karpowership TTU Scholarship Scheme, Stephanie Larbie, expressed appreciation to Karpowership Ghana for granting them the opportunity to be part of their scholarship programme aimed at shaping their future positively.

Other officials present at the event included Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Victor Kweku Bonzie Micah, the Registrar Dr Moses Maclean Abnory and the Director of Finance Dr Gabriel Sam Ahinful.

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