The hopes of 45,000 college students who sat the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) assessments accomplished in March 2021 to get complete scholarships for secondary training were dashed.
Only 9000 college students amongst 54,000 who carried out for the Elimu Scholarship Program have been decided on to enjoy the scholarship.
This scholarship objectives college students who hail from humble backgrounds from a hundred and ten sub-counties and 15 city facilities countrywide. A pupil need to have scored above 280 marks with a purpose to qualify for this authorities scholarship.
The 9000 beneficiaries' college prices could be catered for in complete for the whole length in their college training. The monies could be remitted to their respective public excessive college debts wherein they may be set to join.
In addition to the prices, the beneficiaries could be supplied with college uniforms, mastering substances and private outcomes for the whole length in their secondary training.
Transport to and from college throughout college opening, remaining and midterm further to a stipend of Ksh500 as pocket cash in keeping with time period can also be supplied.
The scholarship is a part of the Kenyan Government's time table being carried out to enhance retention in top number one faculties and transition to secondary faculties of college students from humble and susceptible backgrounds.
Students with unique wishes and disabilities (physical, listening to and visible impairments, autism, albinism amongst others) have been additionally positioned beneathneath attention throughout the choice process.
Those from households suffering from HIV and Aids and different continual sicknesses with damaging outcomes have been additionally supplied a threat to gain from this authorities incentive.
The software became open to those who have suffered from abuse, forget and orphans who can't manage to pay for to guide their training further.
The Ministry of Education pointed to Equity Group Foundation as a key associate withinside the layout and guide of the implementation of the software.
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