The JKF scholarship scheme is now open for entries from students of Kenyan origin who are in secondary schools in Kenya for the 2013/14 academic year.
The 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.In aggregate the scholarship lasts for a period of four (4) years from the year of the award or until the beneficiary ceases to be a student in a public secondary school. Poor performance and/or indiscipline by the student are sufficient grounds for the Foundation to discontinue the scholarship.
Worth of Awards
The scholarship covers tuition and other statutory payments for the four years of secondary education.
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

How to Apply

  • The JKF posts an advert in the newspaper calling for applications approximately one month after the release of KCPE results of the previous year. Interested applicants are required to fill and submit the application forms within a specified time period (usually 3 weeks). The deadline for submission of the applications is given in the newspaper advert.
  • Interested applicants apply by filling a JKF Scholarship Data Application form available from the JKF website, The JKF Head Office in Industrial Area, The JKF Kijabe Street Book Distribution Centre, from The JKF sales representatives and District Education Offices countrywide.
    Supporting documents one is required to submit: 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.

Deadline: The JKF posts an advert in the newspaper calling for applications approximately one month after the release of KCPE results of the previous year. Interested applicants are required to fill and submit the application forms within a specified time period (usually 3 weeks). The deadline for submission of the applications is given in the newspaper advert.

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