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Hilde Back Education Fund Scholarships - Secondary School Scholarships
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Hilde Back Education Fund: Thousands of bright children in Kenya especially in the rural areas continue to drop out of primary and secondary school because of lack of funds. Hilde Back Education Fund (HBEF) is a charitable community-based group registered under the laws of Kenya to pursue the following objectives:
To provide education scholarships and other academic opportunities to bright children from poor families and disadvantaged communities.
To unlock the unexplored potential in children and young persons from disadvantaged communities by making available to them a wide variety of new local and international opportunities in the areas of education, arts, sports, science and modern technology.
To inculcate public service values on the youth by encouraging them to participate in community development projects aimed at achieving community self-reliance and advancement.
To protect and promote the right of education for all, as provided for under international human rights instruments.
High School Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for consideration, the applicant student must:
Be a Kenyan citizen.
Have sat K.C.P.E. in a public primary school in Githunguri, Kikuyu, Homabay, Kibwezi, Likuyani, Narok and Tharaka South Districts and obtained at least 380 marks.
Be an orphan or from a needy family.
High School Scholarship - Sponsorship Duration
The sponsorship will cover tuition fee only for a period of four years of secondary education.
Beneficiaries will be expected to maintain good academic performance, to continue with the sponsorship.
High School Scholarship - Application Procedure
Interested students should:
Complete and submit the HBEF Scholarship application form available at HBEF offices in Nairobi and in all the respective District Education offices.
The following supporting documents should be included in the application:
A certified copy of KCPE result slip.
Relevant recommendation letters as outlined in the application form.
Copy of birth certificate.
A copy of Form one-admission letter/joining instructions where available.
Evidence of being an orphan where applicable.
Application forms and supporting documents should be sent or hand delivered to the respective District Education offices or to the HBEF Nairobi office at the address.
Addresses: The Director, Hilde Back Education Fund, Haven Court, Block B5, Westlands, P.O. Box 14741-00100, Nairobi.
For more information and scholarship application, see: Hilde Back Education Fund Website
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