Best Secondary Scholarships for Top KCPE 2020-2021 Candidates
In the spirit of “ubuntu” translated to mean “I am because you are,” various organizations have availed a pool of Scholarship opportunities for economically impoverished but academically gifted KCPE top candidates this year.
All these secondary School Scholarships offer tuition fees and uniform but some have extended their scope to cater for other needs including shopping, books, uniform, accommodation and fare to and from school during the four-year secondary education course.
Needy, disabled but bright KCPE 2020 candidates qualify for the available Scholarship opportunities this year.
Best secondary School Scholarships for KCPE 2020-2021 top but needy candidates in 2021
Some of the available high school admission scholarships in 2021 encompass:
1. Equity Bank Wings to Fly Scholarship
Established on the backdrop of rising numbers of top performing KCPE candidates from marginalized and impoverished areas, Equity bank’s Wings to fly scholarships has so far seen over 26,000 students through high school.
The Equity Group and MasterCard Foundation program offers comprehensive support for the scholars through provision of tuition fees, accommodation, books, uniform, shopping, pocket money and fare to and from school.
Duration: successful applicants will get the aforementioned comprehensive support for a maximum period of 4 years.
The Wings to Fly Scholarship -list of beneficiaries, successful applicants 2021
This year, 10,000 scholars will receive MCF.
Besides financial aid, listed Wings to Fly scholars will be nourished with values, transformative leadership skills and cultural skills laying ground for a holistic development of learners via mentorship.
How to apply for Wings to fly 2021
Manual applications for the 10,000 slots can be made through any equity bank branch offices, equity agents or through the official Wings to Fly Portal Online.
2. Elimu Scholarship Programme
Established and funded by the Government of Kenya in partnership with Equity Bank and the World Bank, Elimu Scholarship Programme targets orphans, disabled and/or vulnerable children.
The applicant must have scored 280 marks and above in KCPE 2020, be orphaned, needy or disabled, must hail from vulnerable communities in the targetted sub-counties.
Candidates who have been neglected, abused or whose parents are disabled or suffering from chronic illnesses such as Cancer, Kidney failure, HIV/AIDS can also apply.
The Scholarship caters for school fees transport to and from school, learning materials and school kit- uniform for the beneficiaries.
How to apply for Elimu Scholarships 2021
To apply, collect the Elimu Fund scholarship application forms from the nearest Equity Bank branch or Equity Bank agent.
Online forma are also available at the Ministry of Education’s website and Equity Group Foundation websites
The filled forms together with relevant documents should be submitted to the nearest Equity Bank branch before the set deadline.
3. KCB High School Scholarships 2021
KCB Scholarships are offered to students with outstanding performance from poor backgrounds.
Each county has its own cutoff marks. Learn more about KCB Scholarship application on our website.
4. Mpesa Foundation Academy Scholarship
Mpesa foundation is sponsored by Safaricom Limited. Unlike other scholarships listed above, this is a school on its own. It is not only about covering tuition fees. Apply for Mpesa Foundation scholarship.
5. Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Scholarships
To be eligible for Jomo Kenyatta Foundation scholarship, a candidate must be bright and orphaned or come from a needy family. Persons with disability are also considered for the scholarship. Learn How to apply for JKF Scholarships
6. Family Bank Foundation Scholarship
To apply for Family Bank Foundation scholarship, you must have performed well in your KCPE 2021 exams. Students can start applying for scholarship once they receive admission letter to county or national school. Forms will be available at all Family bank branches. Visit the the one near your county to get one.
7. Cooperative Bank Scholarship
To apply for Cooperative Bank scholarship, you can visit your nearest Co-operative bank branch as soon your receive your placement letter and you will be guided on how to apply.
Other Secondary School scholarship Opportunities in 2021 include
Other secondary school scholarships for KCPE 2020 candidates you might consider applying include:
KTDA Secondary School Bursary Fund
Hilde Back Education Funds
Kenya Education Fund
Beacon Scholarships 2021
NOTE: Application for any of the above listed high school 2021 scholarship opportunities is free. Do not pay.
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