eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria must be met

  • A girl who has completed her secondary school examination e.g.The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE)
  • Has demonstrated academic excellence (A Plain or A Minus)
  • Has demonstrated leadership qualities e.g. in school as a prefect, in the community, church, leadership in peer related activities etc.)
  • Has overcome insurmountable odds such as serious financial challenges, oppressive social-cultural practices such as early marriages and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) etc. in order to attain academic excellence.
  • Come from a financially disadvantaged background.
  • Has demonstrated clear financial need

how to apply

If you meet the above criteria, please download our Zawadi 2017 Application form

If you are applying from Ghana, click here to apply.

 

2017 Applications are now open. Deadline for Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique is March 31st, 2017.

frequently asked questions

  1. Be a female student
  2. Have an A or an A- in your KCSE exams.
  3. Have undertaken a leadership role(s) in your school and/or community.
  4. Have a financially needy background.
  5. Should have cleared high school no more than two years before applying to Zawadi Africa.
  • Applications are opened on February and closed in April of each year.
  • Zawadi Africa takes the students enrolled in the program through a rigorous nine-month period where the student will be coached and prepared to apply to partner schools offering scholarships.

Zawadi Africa Education Fund-Kenya
Lenana Road, Kilimani
Cathy Flats, Suite No. 4
P.O.Box 59949-00200
Nairobi,Kenya
Tel: +254202305655
Email:info@zawadiafrica.org

Zawadi Africa Education Fund-Ghana
DUES Club(Opp Cal Bank)
22 Independence Ave,Ridge
P.O. Box AN 12832 AN
Accra,Ghana
Telephone: (+233)-20-222-0804
(+233)-26-222-0804
Email:info@zawadiafrica.org

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