Historically Black Grambling State University in Louisiana has signed an agreement with the government of Ghana which will students from Ghana to Louisiana for graduate study.
The initial cohort of students from Ghana will come to study in Grambling State’s graduate program in sports administration. It is hoped that the first students will being their programs at Grambling State in January.
Once the students from Ghana are at Grambling State, GSU will keep officials from Ghana updated on the progress of the students and their level of achievement before the Ghana officials will decide if the scholarships for those students will continue or not.
Kingsley Agyemang, Registrar of the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat, stated that when he arrived Grambling “I felt like I’m walking on a campus in Ghana. I see the connection, the attachment, and it gives me great confidence about the partnership. Our country is very focused on education. We have more than 10,000 scholars globally. We are committed to this because our universities are in need of teachers with educations from other countries and I am confident Grambling State University will be a part of making that happen.”