Elimu Fund Scholarships for High School Students
Elimu Fund Scholarships: Elimu Fund helps intelligent Kenyan students with limited financial resources to pursue and successfully complete secondary education.
To be considered for the scholarship, the applicant must have completed the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) in the preceding year with a minimum grade of “B”.
The recipient must have received admission to a public or private secondary school that is recognized as such by the Ministry of Education in Kenya.
The scholarship, in most cases, will cover 100% of the tuition, dormitory room and board (where applicable), and other associated costs, such as books, uniforms, travel, and a monthly stipend.
Secondary School Scholarships in Kenya – How to Apply
Each applicant must submit the following materials:
- A completed application form,
- A copy of his or her examination results, and
- Three letters of recommendation from the school principal, the area chief, and/or other community members in responsible positions (e.g., religious leaders, NGO members, etc., but not relatives) who are able to judge the applicant’s character and community orientation and who can certify or comment on the economic status of the applicant, and
- An essay explaining how the Elimu Fund will be useful to the student, and describing his or her potential contribution to society.Elimu Fund scholarships will be awarded for four years and will be disbursed annually, based on satisfactory performance.
For further details, see: Elimu Fund Scholarships & Bursaries for High School Students in Kenya