2017/2018 Kenya Wildlife Trust Scholarship for Kenyan Students


Kenya Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce the availability of the 2017/2018 Kenya Wildlife Trust Scholarship for Kenyan Students, Only eligible persons will be considered for this program and all application submission must be completed before the stated deadline.

Dedicated to the late Justice Moijo Ole Keiwua, Trustee and founding member of Kenya Wildlife Trust, the Justice Ole Keiwua Wildlife Scholarship was established to invest in developing conservation leaders. The scholarship recognises, encourages and promotes leadership among future wildlife management professionals by supporting their wildlife and conservation-based education.

Type: Undergraduate

Field: Wildlife Management

Institution: Kenya wildlife Trust

Value of Award: Scholarships will be awarded for amounts up to KES 500,000 (USD 5,000)

Eligible Countries: Kenya

To Be Taken At (Country): Kenya


  1. Applicants must come from one of the core areas where Kenya Wildlife Trust works – Greater Mara, Samburu/Laikipia or Tsavo/ Amboseli
  2. Applicants must fit one of the following criteria:
    • Well-performing student currently enrolled in a course relating to wildlife and/or conservation at an institution of high learning in Kenya
    • Candidate holding an unconditional admission offer for a course relating to wildlife and/or conservation from an institution of higher learning (for the relevant academic year)


How to Apply: Applicants are requested to fill in the Scholarship Application Form (including a Personal Statement) and submit it alongside the requested documentation to info@kenyawildlifetrust.org.

Application Deadline: 4th September 2017

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Kenya Wildlife Trust

Important Notes: Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. Successful candidates will be contacted that same week, in order to move onto a second selection process.

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