KCDF Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund for Kenyans, 2016/2017
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Applications are invited for Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund in Kenya. Kenyan citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund is an environmental innovations fund set up in memory of Professor Wangari Maathai that aims at developing action oriented young people with strong values and commitment to the conservation of the physical and social environment in Kenya.
KCDF helps in Promoting sustainable development of communities for social justice, through institution building, partnerships, resource mobilization and policy influencing.
Course Level: Scholarship is offered for university studies.
Study Subject: A scholarship award from the fund is given each year to a young woman who has demonstrated passion and personal commitment to environmental conservation. This individual must also demonstrate their ability to successfully mobilize people and provide leadership in environmental advocacy.
Scholarship can be taken at: Kenya
Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this Scholarship:-
-A young woman of between the ages of 18 – 25 years.
-Kenyan citizens currently residing in Kenya
-The scholarship is limited to applicants who have enrolled in a Kenyan University
-Ability to demonstrate the environmental conservation project(s) they have started or have been involved in and how those initiatives have impacted people in their community, in ways that have improved environmental health and sustainability, and the fund’s goals of achieving a greener, cleaner and a more sustainable community.
Nationality: Applicants from Kenya are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Only Kenyan youth of between the ages of 18 and 25 years, preferably students attending or who have just been admitted to Kenyan University are eligible to apply.
Supporting Material: Application cannot be processed unless applicants have:
-Read and understood the guidelines
-Answered every question to the best of their effort
-Signed the form (three signatures)
-Enclosed their most recent college financial status or financial information
-Enclosed a copy of their Kenyan ID, Student ID, and 2 recent passport photos
-Enclosed a list of names and addresses of their referees
-Enclosed a copy of their guardian or parent’s concurrence letter (if appropriate)
How to Apply: Completed application forms can be submitted to KCDF by email to grants-at-kcdf.or.ke.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 28th March, 2016.