Questions to get yourself prepared for the scholarship interview


Scholarships is profitable to students in the sense that school fees and hostel fees are being paid for.

The government secretariat scholarship has been opened for application and interviews.

Students should be able to answer some questions correctly before the scholarship is being granted.

These are some of the frequently asked questions during a scholarship interview.

*If you are one of the interviewee*

1. Why are you here?

2. Can you tell us about yourself?

3. What course are you offering and why did you chose that course?

4. Who is the minister of education and their deputies?

5. Who is the minister for tertiary education?

6. What is the name of your MP ?

7. What is the name of your MCE ?

8. What do you plan to achieve in the next 10 years ?

9. Why do you think you deserve a scholarship ?

10. Who is the secretariat of the Ghana Scholarship ?

11. Who is the Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed forces ?

12. What plans do you seem to achieve for your community when you complete university ?

13. What plans do you have for mother Ghana in the next 10 years ?

14. How did you hear about the scholarship ?

15. Who is the VC or principal of your school?

16.What are your greatest professional and academic strengths?

17. What do you consider to be your weaknesses and strengths ?

18. Tell me about a challenge or conflict you’ve faced at school, or home and how you dealt with it.

19. Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

20. What’s your dream job?

21. What are your Your career expectations ?

22. What’s a time you exercised leadership?

23. What’s a time you disagreed with a decision that was made at work or school ?

24. How would your lecturers and colleagues describe you?

25. What do you think you could do better or differently?

26. What assignment was too difficult for you, and how did you resolve the issue?

27. What is your greatest failure, and what did you learn from it?

28. What irritates you about other people, and how do you deal with it?

29. What are you looking for in terms of career development?

30. What was the last project you headed up, and what was its outcome?

31. Know the ministers for the various sectors.

32. Be abreast with current news.Eg. UTAG strike, Agenda 111, COVID 19 cases etc.