Mount Kenya University Scholarships

On Monday, July 1st, 2013
Mount Kenya University
Office of the Registrar, Academic Affairs
Announcement of ScholarshipsThe University Strategic Plan (2008 – 2018) recognizes expansion of access to higher education as a requisite strategy to effective development of national human capital.

Pursuant to the University Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and expanding access to higher education, the University Council has established a Scholarship Scheme and Students Discretionary Tuition Waiver Scheme.

The Scholarship Scheme and Students Discretionary Tuition Waiver aims at enhancing realization of the University strategic objectives on expanding access to higher education and support Mount Kenya University, MKU students’ educational academic aspirations.
A. Scholarships
i) Eligibility
a) Applicant must have applied to join Mount Kenya University.
b) Applicant must have qualified to undertake Mount Kenya University Bachelors Degree Program.
c) Applicant must fill the prescribed application form.
ii. Points will be awarded on the basis of the following:
a) Academic competence 
b) Economic background
c) Being an orphan
d) Physical challenge(s) 
e) Community Service
f) Talent(s)
g) Leadership ability
h) Recommendations
B. Student Discretionary Tuition Waiver
i) Eligibility
a) Applicant must have been a student of Mount Kenya University for not less that two (2) semesters / trimester.
b) Applicant must complete the prescribed application form.
c) Applicant must be enrolled full time in a Mount Kenya Diploma or Degree Programmes.
ii) Points will be awarded on the basis of the following:
a) Academic Competence
b) Gender disparity
c) Financial challenges

Application forms can be collected from the Main Campus and the other campuses of Mount Kenya University.
The forms can also be downloaded from the Mount Kenya website.
Applications should be received by the 15th July, 2013 and must be addressed to:
Registrar, Academic Affairs
Mount Kenya University
P 0 Box 342, 01000
NB: Please indicate ‘Scholarship or “Student Discretionary Tuition Waiver” on the envelope.
Those who had already sent application letters should fill the application forms.Mount Ken University – Scaling the heights of Education
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