The government of Kenya has served some good news to the needy and vulnerable learners across the country who sat for the recently concluded and announced Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams.
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In partnership with Equity Group and the Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, the government through the Ministry of Education has announced that it is ready to offer scholarships for students who scored 280 marks and above in the Exams that was released by Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu.
Group of students eligible to apply.
1) Student who sat for the exams should have a certain disability eg Albinism, visual impairment.
2. They must be orphans or if not so, have parents living with disabilities.
NB Disabled parents who find it hard to meet the financial obligations.
3. If he or she comes from a family affected with chronic illnesses like HIV/AIDS then it's an additional bonus.
4. Must prove beyond doubt that he/she comes from a family affected by extreme poverty.
Interested students who meet all the above conditions have been advised to visit nearest Equity Bank branches to fill the scholarship forms.
Alternatively they can do so by visiting the office of the Director of Education in the Sub County.
As per the source, students from refugee camps who managed to score 240 marks for girls and 250 marks for boys will also be considered.
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