Kenya Education Fund – KEF Scholarship

  • Target: Kenyan students
  • Benefits: Varies
  • Level and Discipline: High school level in all subjects
  • Host Institution: Any institution – Kenya
  • Deadline: Expired 104 days ago, try next time!

Scholarship Description
The KEF matches individual donors with needy Kenyan students who, without external support, would be unable to access high school in their own country. Your KEF sponsorship lasts 4-years, covering grades 9-12 for a student in boarding school. You will receive letters from your student and photos of them throughout your sponsorship. KEF scholarships’ recipients will be selected based on the basis of two major criteria: financial need and academic merit.

Award Value
The winners of this scholarship may expect to receive the benefits as follow:
– Room and board at school
– Textbooks
– School supplies
– School uniforms and shoes
– Field trips
– Feminine hygiene products
– Mosquito nets to prevent malaria
– Scientific calculator
– Mentoring and Career Guidance Workshops

Level and Area of Studies
High school level in all subjects.

Place of Study
This scholarship supports study at Kenyan schools.

Eligibility and Criteria
The applicants are expected to meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be in Standard 8, Form 1 or Form 2 (grade 8, 9 or 10)
  • -Have 290 marks or above on KCPE (unless applying in Standard 8 )
  • -Be able to prove that you have no means of paying for high school on your own.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Kenyan students may apply this scholarship.

Application Instruction
The application form can be obtained by sending email to:

Submission Deadline
31 August on annual basis,

Website and Application Link

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