Funding Scholarships For Youth in Kenya

1. Provost’s Excellence Funding Scholarship at Oregon State University, USA

The scholarship is made open to individuals who wish to pursue an undergraduate programme at Oregon State University.

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Benefits of the Scholarship

The scholarship is partially funded and valued at $6000 per year and is subsequent to renewal.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship is available to Kenyans and other international students.
  • Applicants must be offered admission into the university.
  • The scholarship is renewable with a 3.0 GPA.
  • Transfer students must have at least 3.25 GPA.

The deadline of the scholarship is Open. Apply here

2. World Citizen Talent for International Students

International students from outside the Netherlands are encouraged to apply for the World Citizen Talent for International Students. The scholarship is open to students who wish to obtain a master’s degree at The Hague University. Three scholarships are available, each valued at €5000.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Not be citizens of the Netherlands
  • Are enrolling for the first time at The Hague University.
  • Have been given an offer of admission at the university.
  • Have never applied for this scholarship in the previous years.

The deadline for the scholarship is March 31 each year. Apply here

3. ACCES Post-secondary Scholarship Program

ACCES provides partial scholarships to the brightest Kenyan students from the most vulnerable backgrounds, ensuring that they are able to complete their full course of studies.


How to apply;

  1. Download and fill out a form to see if you will qualify for a scholarship.
  2. If you qualify you can then download and fill out the application form to apply. A new form is issued for each intake. Intake for 2020 opens February 1st.

Do I Qualify?Application Form: Deadline 5 :00 P.M. May 31, 2020

4. EABL Foundation Scholarships

Through the skills for life program, EABL Foundation recently invested US $ 257,500 to aid in the university education of students across East Africa.

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Selection for the EABL Scholarships will be made on the basis of outstanding academic results and financial need. The scholarships are open to East Africa students wishing to study in Kenya. Apply here

5. Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).


To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, candidates should:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
  • Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases.
  • Be unable to afford to study the programme without this scholarship.
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How to apply

You must apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme. See list of participating universities and eligible courses. All applications must be submitted by 16.00 (GMT) on 13 April 2020.

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