One of the core values of the University of Professional Studies, Accra is ‘Service,’
translated as ‘recognizing social needs and applying our strengths and knowledge to address those needs’.
In pursuance of this value, the University has established the Vice Chancellors
Endowment Fund (VCEF), an investment fund established for receiving third party donations as well as contributions
from the University, with the purpose of generating operating income for scholarships.
The VCEF is an investment fund of cash, securities or other assets set
aside for perpetuity to provide funding for UPSA scholarships.
A key factor accounting for under-development in Ghana is poor access to education.
UPSA’s aim is to improve access to university education in Ghana by enabling bright
and needy students receive undergraduate education at UPSA.
Every year, about 1.350
students who qualify to enter UPSA are not able to do so due to financial challenges.
An average of 300 UPSA students defer their studies at UPSA each year due to financial
A significant number of UPSA students drop out before completing final year
due to financial constraints. UPSA receives averagely 1450 applications for financial
assistance each year.
To help resolve these and other related financial challenges,
UPSA is soliciting for donations to be invested for returns which will ensure financial
support for such needy and brilliant students.