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Thursday, June 12, 2014

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP 2014/2015

Kenyatta University

Scholarships for 2014 / 2015

Kenyatta University announces 100 new scholarships for needy and talented students for the academic year starting September 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.

A: OVS Scholarships

Kenyatta University is offering Ninety (90) Scholarships for Orphans and Vulnerable Students (OVS) from Kenya seeking to pursue undergraduate degrees at KU. The scholarships will cover the full tuition cost beginning the academic year 2014/2015 for OVS who are admitted to KU programmes.

Partial OVS scholarships are also available for continuing students pursuing various degrees at KU.

B: Sports Scholarships

There are Five (5) Scholarships for exceptionally talented sportsmen and women to study Bachelor degrees in Recreation Science and Sports Management, and Exercise and Sports Science.

C: Scholarship for Performing Arts

There are Five (5) Scholarships for exceptionally talented students in Music, Fine Art and Theatre Arts.

Scholarship Requirements

Minimum C+ Mean grade in 2012 or 2013 KCSE

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 geographical 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.

Note: Application Procedure

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  www.ku.ac.ke 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 +254-20-871 0901 ext 4535

Those who do not hear from us by July 8th 2014 should consider their application unsuccessful. Students who have benefited from other funding sources are not eligible for the scholarships.

D: Post Graduate Scholarships

There are twenty (20) postgraduate scholarships to cover tuition for the Masters programme.

These scholarships will be awarded to graduate student admitted in September 2014/2015 academic year and will be based on proven high academic performance.


Note: The application is made through the Dean, Graduate School.