Students HELB Portal Opened for Scholarships Upto Kshs 450k
Students HELB Portal Opened for Scholarships Upto Kshs 450k. The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) website now allows students pursuing postgraduate degrees (Master’s or PhD) at neighboring public or private colleges to apply for scholarships.
In a statement released on Tuesday, August 15, the loans board stated that the scholarship grants for Masters and Ph.D. students will be worth Ksh200,000 and Ksh450,000, respectively.
The scholarship is valid for two years for master’s degrees and three years for doctorate programs. Each candidate must make a Ksh3,000 non-refundable application fee payment through the portal’s payment button.
Who is eligible?
Applicants must have an admissions letter for either a full-time or part-time postgraduate program from an authorized university in order to be considered.
Second-Class Honors, Upper Division is the minimal undergraduate requirement for applicants interested in these scholarships.
The HELB Student Scholarships will be given preference to applicants studying STEM IF (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Innovation, and Fisheries) courses.
The applicants’ first academic year should begin in the 2023–2024 academic year.
How to Apply
Students can access the HELB Postgraduate Scholarship application through the Student Portal after logging in.
Fill out the Postgraduate Scholarship Application Form (PGSAF) at the time of registration.
Completely fill out the application, then download and print the PGSAF.
Get the proper authorities to sign and stamp the form, attach all necessary papers as specified in the checklist, and submit it.
Scan the finished PGSA and any attachments into a single PDF document.
[email protected] should receive an email with the scanned PDF document attached.
The application deadline is August 31, 2023.
Following that, those who have met the requirements for the scholarships will be notified.
Kindly adhere to the deadline dates for submission to avoid any issue as pertained to students scholarship application.
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