Brempong Owusu-Antwi Scholarship

I   Introduction

The Brempong Owusu-Antwi Scholarship has been established by Judith Thomas, a major donor to the Adventist Church, especially educational institutions, hospitals, evangelistic funds, communication facilities, etc. The scholarship shall be available to students every year. Scholarships may be granted to students who used this Application Form to apply for the scholarship and are able to meet the submission deadline of January 31 and June 30 every year.

After the Application Form is completed, it should be submitted to the registrar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The Scholarship Committee will review the applications of every applicant and will forward their recommendations to the AUA Administrative Board for final approval or denial. The awarding of scholarships is strictly based on the Guidelines. Therefore, students are encouraged to read these Guidelines carefully PRIOR to completing the Scholarship Application Form.

 

II   Scholarship Guidelines 

The Brempong Owusu-Antwi Scholarship Fund is established to assist needy but worthy students at the Adventist University of Africa.

1. This scholarship is established to help needy but worthy Adventist students at the Adventist University of Africa.

2. The scholarship shall, each year, be divided equally (50% each) between the two schools, the Theological Seminary and the School of Postgraduate Studies

3. For an applicant to benefit from the scholarship fund, he/she must first be a registered student at AUA for at least one session.

4. The student shall have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 at the point of application for the scholarship and would be expected to maintain no less than 3.0 CGPA throughout his/her studies.

5. One letter of recommendation from an AUA faculty member—or any one of these: 1) the home union/conference; 2) the employing organization; or 3) the local church.

6. The eligible student to receive the Brempong Owusu-Antwi Scholarship must not be a recipient of any other AUA scholarship for the year.

7. The application form shall be filled within a deadline of the year after which the scholarship committee will meet and recommend beneficiaries to ADBOARD for approval.p

8. Special consideration shall be given to students from African Countries with few or no students at AUA.

9. The scholarship will contribute half of the student’s tuition and fees one year and renewable. An application should be submitted every year and meet the criteria.

10. If the applicant is granted the scholarship, s/he should write a letter of gratitude to the AUA Finance Office and post a positive message about AUA.

11. All applications must include the following:

i. Completed Application Form

ii. One-page personal statement that demonstrates his/her need

iii. A letter of recommendation from the employing organization or the previous university or local Conference.

iv. If employed by the church organization, the employee should submit a documented evidence from the employee organization attesting that he/she is self-sponsored.

 

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Baker Worthy Student Scholarship

Baker Worthy Student Scholarship (BWSS)

 

I  Purpose

The AUA Baker Worthy Student Scholarship Fund (formerly known as the AUA Worthy Student Scholarship) is established to assist worthy students from the continent of Africa who have documented financial need.

 

II  Guidelines

1. The annual timeframes for scholarship application submission are January 1-31 and July 1-31 or as announced.

2. All scholarship requests shall be submitted by the student to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the last day in January or July or as announced. All applications must meet the deadline to be considered.

3. The relevant Committee will accept applications, review them according to criteria for application and submit applications to the BWSS Committee chair.

4. Following receipt of applications, the BWSS Committee will meet in the first week of February and August or as and when needed to make award decisions.

5. Scholarship award decisions are forwarded by the BWSS Chair/Secretary to AdBoard for approval prior to awarding the scholarship to the student.

6. In addition, the BWSS Secretary (or a designee) informs students of scholarship decisions by email following AdBoard approval. The information should include:

1. Amount awarded to account in USD

2. If not awarded, the reasons should clearly be stated

3. Email copy to the School Dean

 

III  Scholarship Criteria

1. The student must have completed one full session of courses at AUA with a CGPA of 3.00 for the Master’s programme and 3.33 for the Doctoral programme. In certain cases, exceptions can be made for female students, AUA un-entered territories and applicants with challenging backgrounds.

2. All applications must include the following:

a. Completed Application Form

b. Personal statement written by the student that demonstrates his/her need as part of the application form

c. Copy of Account Statement, which can also be provided by the Finance Office representative on the Committee

d. Agreement of the student to write a thank-you letter to the donor/AUA and post a positive message of gratitude and if scholarship request is granted

e. One letter of recommendation from an AUA faculty member—or any one of these: 1) the home union/conference; 2) the employing organization; or 3) the local church.

3. Scholarships are limited to the annual amount available for a given year.

4. Scholarships shall be granted to students who have made or can make a contribution to their financial responsibility using non-scholarship funds and/or student work credit.

5. The scholarship shall be applied to the current tuition fee and not to the student’s debt.

6. Any matriculated AUA student may apply, whether at the main or extension sites.

 

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Scholarships

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AUA recognizes that there are worthy students from different areas in Africa who, despite their will and a strong commitment to learning, do not have adequate financial resources to complete a graduate program on their own and, therefore, need financial support to reach their educational goals.

In response to this need, AUA has developed scholarship funds from the generous support of donors. These funds are made available to any student registered at AUA who fulfils the guidelines. 

 

The scholarships are (click to know more about each scholarship): 

 

Click here to download the application form. 

Accommodation and Meals

Accommodation

AUA has four residential apartments with different specifications:

Simba Block: Contains spacious lounges on each floor, and has 3 single rooms per unit that share a toilet and a bathroom. There are a total of 54 such rooms. There is a kitchen space at the ground floor of the building that gives an opportunity for those that may wish to cook. Generally, this block houses students that prefer not to self-cook.

Ndovu Block: Has a total of 24 self-contained rooms that can accommodate 2 occupants per room. There are a total of 8 units, each with 3 rooms, a lounge, dining area, a kitchen, and a washing area.

Chui Block: Made up of 16 single rooms with shared toilet/bathroom facilities. Each unit has two rooms, a lounge, a dining area, a kitchen, and a washing area.

Kifaru Block: Consists of 8 units, with each unit having an ensuite master bedroom, and two other bedrooms with shared toilet/bathroom facilities. It also has an equipped sitting and dining area, a kitchen, and a washing area.

Guesthouses: AUA has guest houses that are used by university guests, and can be used by students and their guests on request.

 

Note:

  • All bathrooms are equipped with hot showers, and the running water from all taps is safe to drink.
  • Cleaning services are an available option for all students and guests.

 

Meals

There are various meal options on the AUA campus:


AUA Cafeteria: In the process of being operationalized.


ECD Cafeteria: Provides buffet meals at fixed rates.


Campus shop/store: Provides a flexible meal plan at a subsidized price, as well as groceries and toiletries that residents of Advent Hill may require.


Self-cooking: Those who wish, can use the available kitchens to prepare their own meals. They however must provide for themselves all cooking equipment that they would require.

Student Lounge

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 The Student Lounge is located in the AUA Judith Thomas Library Basement.

Some of the services available are but not limited to: 

  • Word Games: Upward, Scrabble
  • Table Games: Ping Pong
  • Entertainment: Television with DSTv connection 
  • Ball games are available and information to the play ground are available from the Student Services Coordinator. 

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