Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has announced numerous scholarships for underprivileged 2023 KCPE candidates aspiring to enroll in secondary schools across the country.
In an official statement released on Thursday, December 14, KPC initiated the application process for 94 scholarship slots, specifically targeting students who recently completed their KCPE exams
These scholarships are made available through KPC’s corporate social investment arm, operating under the INUKA Scholarship Programme.
The program focuses on selecting two deserving children, one boy and one girl with disabilities, from each county who will be enrolling to secondary school next year.
“KPC Foundation, in collaboration with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), hereby invites applications from eligible candidates who sat for KCPE in 2023 ” stated KPC.
As per the advert, eligible candidates must be Kenyan citizens, have completed their KCPE in 2023, achieved a score exceeding 250 marks, be registered with NCPWD, and demonstrate financial need.
How to Apply
Prospective scholarship applicants are advised to download the necessary forms from the KPC website and ensure the completion of their applications by December 22, 2023.
“The scholarship application forms are available on the KPLC website (www.kpc.co.ke), the NCPWD website (www.ncpwd.go.ke), and the County Disability Service Offices countrywide. Duly filled application form and all required documents should be delivered to the respective County Disability Service Offices in a sealed and clearly marked envelope ,” added KPC.
The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, December 22, 2023.
The Ministry of Education on Tuesday , December 12 announced secondary school scholarship slots for 2023 KCPE candidates.
In a statement released by the Ministry, the scholarships aim to support recipients in covering various educational expenses, including school fees, transportation to and from school, school kits, and pocket money for a duration of four years.
The Ministry clarified that students who scored 280 marks and above are eligible for consideration.
The scholarships, administered through the Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) and Equity Group Foundation, are intended to benefit needy and vulnerable learners in all 47 counties who achieved this threshold in the 2023 KCPE exams.
Students with disabilities and special needs, who scored below 280 marks, will be considered for the scholarship.
Learners from vulnerable and marginalized groups who attained a minimum of 250 marks will also be eligible for consideration.