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Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Scholarships: The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) scholarship scheme is an educational fund set up by the Foundation to assist bright but needy secondary school students in the public secondary schools in Kenya.
The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) scholarship programme has to date assisted more than 10,000 Kenyan students pursue secondary school education. This translates to an expenditure of over Kshs.
400 million in the last 40 years. Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) is currently supporting a total of 1,280 beneficiaries in various public secondary schools across the country.
Kenya Secondary School Scholarship Eligibility
Applicants for the scholarship must meet the following requirements;
Be a Kenyan citizen
Must have sat for KCPE in the previous year
Must obtain the minimum set KCPE marks (this varies every year depending on the number of mandatory examinable subjects)
Be an orphan or from a family suffering extreme poverty
Be of good discipline
Be admitted in a public secondary school
Priority is given to applicants from public primary schools.
Kenya Secondary School Scholarship Application
In order for an application to be considered the following documents must be submitted;
A certified copy of the KCPE result slip.
A copy of form one admission letter/joining instructions
Evidence of being an orphan or suffering from extreme poverty where applicable.