Africa scholarships Kenya Scholarships : List of Scholarships for Kenya Students 2017-2018 September

Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund Scholarship for Kenyans 2017

Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund Scholarship for Kenyans 2017

Brief Description

The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Academy of Society (MGMAS) started a trust fund in 1962; in the name of Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund (GSNF) that was to assist in development of higher education in East Africa. Money for this fund mainly came from the Government of India and from the three East African colonies. The money from this fund was used to construct the Gandhi Wing and the Gandhi Memorial Library as well as assisting in the purchase of the land on which the Chiromo Campus is built.

Host Instition(s):University of Nairobi 

level/field(s):Masters programmes

Applicants must have attained at least an Upper Second Class Honours or
its equivalent at Bachelors level
Applicants must have a letter of offer for postgraduate studies at the
University of Nairobi
This scholarship is intended for Masters studies ONLY.


How to apply for a scholarship

Interested candidates are invited to apply/re-apply for the scholarship
through the online application portal ( upon
payment of a non-refundable application fee of Kenya shillings two
thousand only.
Payments can be made using MPESA details provided below:
–        Business number: 913901
–        Account number: (This will be generated by the system for every applicant)
Prior to the start of each University academic year the GSNF secretariat advertises for the GSNF scholarship through the local print media and through the U.o.N website; the applications are processed and the award of scholarship made on the basis of academic merit. For more information please contact: –

The secretary,
Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund,
Central Examination Centre, Chiromo Campus,
University of Nairobi,
P. O. Box 30197 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi
Telephone – 2538881/2538883 ext. 103.

Application deadline: September(annaully)


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