What is Smart Minds in Africa Contest all about?

Smart Minds in Africa Contest is an educational and entertainment reality TV show that seeks to help young future Africans discover their intelligence, and develop requisite skills required to thrive in today's market place. The contest aims to award three (3) winners tuition free scholarship (all expenses covered) at All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana.

Audition Application Deadline: May 14, 2019.

 

SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION

Scholarships are awarded to students in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, West Africa Sub Continent, local and foreign students in Ghana interested in attending higher education courses in Ghana within the framework of the 'Smart Minds in Africa Contest'.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS AND BENEFITS

The Smart Minds in Africa Contest 2019 offers Tuition Free Scholarships (all expenses covered) at All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana packages up to USD $90,000.00 up for grabs.

NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS:

Smart Minds in Africa Contest 2019 Season 1 will award three (3) winners tuition free scholarships worth US$78,880.00 (all expenses covered). Scholarship will be at All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana.

FURNISHED EXECUTIVE HOSTELS

Three (3) winners will be awarded furnished executive hostel worth US$4,800.00 throughout their studies at All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana

MONTHLY ALLOWANCES

Three (3) winners will receive monthly allowance on a quarterly basis, which will be paid on his/her Ghanaian bank account: 1st winner $60.00 (sixty dollars), 2nd winner $50.00 (fifty dollars) and 3rd winner $40.00 (forty dollars) monthly living allowances. The scholarship will cover a period of study of 4 (four) years starting from August 25, 2019. Students will receive the installment every three months.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES-

The aims of the Award among others are to:

Develop the next generation of young future Africa's leaders, innovators and change makers to transform the African continent. To achieve our mission, we seek to identify young Africans who show the spark of creativity, see what can be and strive to make it so. These young leaders, innovators and change makers are immersed in an intensive program of intellectual growth, leadership, skills development and hands-on training. We connect them to a powerful network along their path to transformative impact in Africa.

Africa's most diverse young community — we offer our young leaders, innovators and change makers a home away from home where they learn with others from 10+ Africa countries.

 

How much is the registration cost?

Registration and Application for the Smart Minds in Africa Contest season 1 Audition Vouchers are;

NIGERIA AUDITIONS VOUCHER: N 7,500 (Seven Thousand Five Hundred Naira) only,

GHANA AUDITIONS VOUCHER: GH¢ 100 (One Hundred Ghana cedis) only,

SIERRA LEONE AUDITIONS VOUCHER: Le 180,000 (One Hundred and Eighty Thousand Sierra Leonean Leone) only,

LIBERIA AUDITIONS VOUCHER: LRD$ 3,200 (Three Thousand Two Hundred Liberian Dollars LRD) only.

WEST AFRICA SUB CONTINENT AUDITIONS VOUCHER: USD $20 (Twenty Dollars) only.

 

When are the audition dates, what cities/regions and countries can I be auditioned?

Auditions and selection process for registered applicants for the Smart Minds in Africa Scholarship contest season 1 will be held in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia from 15 May - 8 June, 2019.

 

When can I start Registering?

Application and Registration for the Smart Minds in Africa Scholarship contest season 1 is open register now at www.smartmindsinafrica.com.

 

Can a student awaiting Result Apply?

Yes they can, Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3 or Senior High School (SHS) 3 students awaiting WASSCE May/June 2019/20 can apply.

 

When is the Deadline for Application and Registration?

Deadline for Application and Registration of the Smart Minds in Africa contest season 1 ends Tuesday 14 May, 2019.

 

When are the audition dates, what cities/regions and countries can I be auditioned?

Auditions and selection process for registered applicants for the Smart Minds in Africa contest season 1 will be held in Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone from May 15 - June 8, 2019.

Nigeria Audition (Cities, Dates and Time) 15 - 22 May, 2019

Port Harcourt 15 - 16 May, 2019

Kano 17 - 18 May, 2019

Abuja: 19 - 20 May, 2019

Lagos: 21 - 22 May 2019

 

Ghana Audition (Cities, Dates and Time) 24 -31 May, 2019

Koforidua: 24 - 25 May, 2019

Accra: 26 - 27 May, 2019

Kumasi: 28 - 29 May, 2019

Tamale: 30 - 31 May, 2019

 

Liberia Audition (City, Dates and Time) 2 - 4 June, 2019

Monrovia: 2 - 4 June, 2019

 

S'Leone Audition (City, Dates and Time)6 -8 June, 2019

Freetown: 6 - 8 June, 2019

Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm daily

 

The time for Audition is 7:00am - 7:00pm Daily across all Cities and Countries, Audition venues will be published online and sent via email and SMS to registered applicant.

 

Where are the audition venues?

The auditions will take place in the following cities: Port Harcourt, Abuja and Lagos (Nigeria); Accra, Kumasi and Koforidua (Ghana); Monrovia (Liberia); Freetown (Sierra Leone). The venues will be published online at www.smartmindsinafrica.com and www.anuc.edu.gh/news and sent via email or SMS to registered applicants

 

What are the Highlights of the Audition?

There will be motivational talk by professionals, refreshment, health check, career advisory/counseling, branded gifts items and lots more.

 

What are the available courses and Universities?

School of Business

 

School of Engineering

 

School of Humanities & Sciences

 

You can also view the courses at www.anuc.edu.gh

The smart Minds in Africa Contest Season 1 is open to award of tuition free scholarship (all expenses covered) at All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana for the courses listed above.

 

Where is the Venue for the Opening Ceremony for the Smart Minds in Africa?

Opening Ceremony is scheduled to be hosted in June 2019, at the Sky 2 Auditorium, All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana.

The 'Smart Minds Dreams and Aspirations Academy' which will be held at the partner university Campus, All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana will be opened to Twelve (12) contestants by June, 2019.

 

When is the Grand Finale for the Smart Minds in Africa Contest?

The Final presentation and Grand Finale for the Smart Minds Contest Season 1 will be in August, 2019.

 

Is there any room to register manually?

Registration is strictly online and can be done on Desktop, Laptop and Smart Phones.

 

What are the Academic Requirements?

The basic entry requirements and qualifications acceptable for admissions include the following:

 

SSSCE/WASSSCE applicants seeking to apply for auditions for the Smart Minds in Africa Scholarship Contest Season 1 for scholarship admissions to degree program at All Nations University College, Ghana must possess at least (6 credit passes not more than 2 sittings - C4 - C6 in WASSSCE and C - D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics in addition to the specified requirements for various programmes.

 

Is UME(JAMB), Post UME, SAT or TOEFL required?

NO UME/JAMB, Post UME, Aptitude Test or External Exams, SAT, TOEFL is required

SSSCE/WASSSCE applicants seeking to apply for auditions for the Smart Minds in Africa Contest Season 1 for scholarship admissions to degree program at All Nations University College, Ghana must possess at least (6 credit passes not more than 2 sittings - C4 - C6 in WASSSCE and C - D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics in addition to the specified requirements for various programmes.

 

Who do we contact for entry requirements?

For more information/enquiry on entry qualification and result vetting, kindly Contact.

CERTIFIED ACADEMIC ADVISORY TEAM:

SMART MINDS IN AFRICA INFORMATION DESK
ALL NATIONS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GHANA
Ghana: +233 552 566 740

EDUHOVZE CONSULT - GHANA OFFICE
[Authorized Partner, Education House Limited]
Ghana: +233 560 537 060

EDUHOUSE CONSULTING LTD - NIGERIA OFFICE
[Authorized Agency, Recruitment & Partnership ANUC - Since 2006]
Nigeria: +234 905 047 8891

SPACE GENERATION ADVISORY COUNCIL - SIERRA LEONE OFFICE
[Authorize Local Partner, Education House Ltd]
Sierra Leone: +232 30 247 005

Liberia: educationhouse256@gmail.com

Email: mail@smartmindsinafrica.com / WhatsApp No: +233 552 566 740

 

What are the application procedures, how do I register for the Smart Minds in Africa Contest Season 1?

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

How to Register For the Smart Minds in Africa Contest 2019 Season 1

If you are in Nigeria, Ghana or West Africa Subcontinent, what you need to do is to:

PHASE 1: Fill the Application form online at www.smartmindsinafrica.com. You must complete the on-line application form.

PHASE 2: Pay for the SMiA Audition Voucher;

NIGERIA N7,500 (Seven Thousand Five Hundred Naira) only,
GHANA: GH¢ 100 (One Hundred Ghana cedis) only,
LIBERIA: LRD$3200 (Three Thousand Two Hundred Liberian Dollars) only,
S'LEONE: Le180,000 (One Hundred and Eighty Thousand Sierra Leonean Leone) only.

**Students in West Africa Sub-continent resident in the aforementioned countries should pay the amount for audition voucher in country of resident. **

PHASE 3: Come with Deposit slip, online receipt or evidence of payment at the audition venue, get profile and collect your Audition Voucher.

The Audition Voucher includes the following, SMiA Branded Tag, Access Ticket, Polo-shirt, health check, career advisory/counseling, branded gifts items, refreshment and lots more

PHASE 4: Step-up to the Smart Minds in Africa Contest 2019 Audition Stage, Engage with the Judges and Emerge among the 12 contestants for the Smart Minds in Africa Contest 2019 Season 1.

The Smart Minds in Africa Academy opens in June - August, 2019 at All Nations University College, Koforidua, Ghana.

Applicants must be 16 years and above in age; the Smart Minds in Africa Scholarship Contest 2019 Season 1 registration page is located at www.smartmindsinafrica.com.

Contact: mail@smartmindsinafrica.com for more information. WhatsApp: +233 55 256 6740 on Audition VoucherPayment.

Follow us on our social media platforms: www.facebook.com/eduhouse.awardstv/www.facebook.com/zmartminds / www.facebook.com/anucofficial

 

What are the highlights of the Auditions?

HIGHLIGHT OF THE AUDITION

There will be motivational talk by professionals, refreshment, health check, career advisory/counselling, branded gifts items and lots more.

Guest appearance by: Celebrity Presenters from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia among other celebrities.

 

Which Nationality is eligible?

The program is thought for local and foreign students in Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Liberia among other West Africa sub continent whose resident is in the aforementioned countries.

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