5 Jun 2014

Kenyatta University 2014/2015 Scholarship Opportunities

Kenyatta University has announced 100 new scholarships for needy and talented students for the academic year staring 2014/2015. This is in line with the KU mission of enhancing access to higher education. A further 20 scholarships are available for Masters Students.

The University will be offering 90 OVS – Orphans and Vulnerable Students – Scholarships (Partial OVS scholarships are also available for continuing students pursuing various degrees at KU)5 Sports Scholarships, 5 Scholarships for Performing Arts and 20 Post Graduate Scholarships.

Scholarship Requirements:
Minimum C+ Mean Grade in 2012 or 2013 KCSE.

For the Post Graduate Scholarships, they will be based on proven high academic
performance and the application will be made through the Dean, Graduate School.

Interested applicants are advised to seek admission from KU.

Applicants must also provide evidence of being needy and/or talented for the indicated degrees. Special consideration will be given to students who are vulnerable including orphans, students from marginalized and disadvantaged areas.

The scholarships are awarded as a grant from Kenyatta University in collaboration with Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). HELB will offer a loan for part of the tuition fee which will be repaid subject to recovery conditions upon completion of your degree.

All interested applicants must submit the following to KU Financial Aid Office by June 27th 2014: Filled application form, copy of admission letter to KU, certified copies of relevant certificates/transcripts and reference letter and copy of Kenyan National ID.

Applicants for these scholarships should visit the KU website at to download the application form or visit the Financial Aid Office on Malagasy Crescent office No. 16.

Further Information on KU.
Financial Aid requirements can be obtained from:
Director, Financial Aid Office
Tel +254-0725847914 or +254-208710901 or text 4535

Those who don’t hear from the University by July 8th should consider their application unsuccessful. Students who have benefitted from other funding sources are not eligible for the scholarships

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