The Development Pathways Krystle Kabare Scholarship program offers an annual academic scholarship to a Kenyan graduate student with disabilities at the University of Nairobi, in memory of the late Krystle Kabare.
Deadline: June 30, 2021
About the award: Before her untimely death, Krystle worked as a social policy specialist at Development Pathways in Kenya. She was passionate about improving the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and had a strong interest in promoting the rights of people with disabilities.
To celebrate Krystle’s life, Development Pathways is awarding a scholarship to a prospective master’s student of up to KES 575,500 for a two-year degree in public health, anthropology, economics, sociology, social statistics, or other relevant field. The successful scholarship recipient will also have the opportunity to do an internship at the Development Pathways Kenya office and complement their learning by contributing to social policy initiatives in Kenya over the duration of their program.
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Krystle Kabare Scholarship, you must:
Be a Kenyan citizen with a disability Have already completed an undergraduate Upper Second-Class Honors Degree or above Be proficient in spoken and written English Have a letter of acceptance for a masters program at the University of Nairobi before September 2021 Apply for a course in the field of Public Health, Anthropology, economics, sociology, social statistics or any other relevant field
Eligible Countries: Kenya
To be taken at: University of Nairobi
Number of awards: not specified
Prize Value: The Scholarship Covers:
Full tuition fee coverage paid directly to the university Study related expenses (including medical, library, activity, security deposits, computer lab fees, student ID) up to a maximum of KES 32,750 per year Book allowance, up to a maximum of KES 20,000 per year Funds for the purchase of a computer up to a maximum of KES 60,000. Examination and examination allowance up to KES 60,000 Proof of good conduct of KES 1,000 per year A monthly allowance of KES 10,000 for living expenses
How to Apply: To apply for the Krystle Kabare Scholarship, email the following items to: [email protected].
A duly completed application – the form can be found HEREAn undergraduate certificate proving that the applicant has a second class degree or above. Proof of admission to a master’s degree program Two letters of reference (at least one academic) Proof of Kenyan nationality National Council of Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) certification
Download a copy of the brochure HERE
It is important to review all application requirements on the Award webpage (see link below) before applying.GOODLUCK