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Masomo Education Foundation, a Canadian based not-for-profit corporation) invites students who are committed to contributing to the development of Zambia to apply for this 2018 Masomo Education Foundation Scholarships.
Masomo’s aim is to improve Zambian technical capacity in fields such as agricultural science, technology, engineering, mathematics and business.
ABOUT THE SPONSOR:
Masomo foundation is a TRUST charitable organization founded in 2006. It is engaged in the education of the less fortunate and destitute children in Kenya.
The children we sponsor are exceptionally bright who but for help from our Foundation would fall by the wayside and left to fend for themselves in any whichever way possible: either by begging or worse.
The Foundation is run by a small committee comprising the Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary and support staff of three.
Through education, we endeavour to provide a meaningful life to the children whom we sponsor, and, through them, we hope to fulfill the aspirations of their parents and dependants and make them “responsible citizens who will help in Nation building”
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From the time our Foundation was set up in 2006 to 2017 we have sponsored over 1200 children through secondary schools, colleges’ and higher learning institutions. This year, we have over 222 students in secondary schools, colleges and universities, while to date 90 students have finished their degrees and diplomas.
What You Need To Know About Masomo Education Foundation Scholarships for Zambian Students
Every student under our bursary scheme is required to meet set up minimum academic standards in order to continue receiving financial assistance from us, failing to which sponsorship may be withdrawn.
The Foundation’s aim is to finance the education of talented young women and men in Zambia. The Foundation has a Canadian Board of Directors. Each year the board of directors select a committee of eminent academics and professionals whose task it is to identify suitable candidates.
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LEVEL / FIELD OF STUDY:
The scholarship is open to undergraduate zambian students who are pursuing a degree in the following field of study agricultural science, technology, engineering, mathematics and business.
The scholarship is to be taken in Zambian.
Scholarship is available to all Zambian nationals who willing to pursue their education.
The average fee per student is Ksh 70,000/= and brothers & sisters in U.K 600 pounds or US Dollars 870.
Masomo scholarships are typically tenable for a period of two years although this period may be extended at the discretion of the Board of Directors, based on performance.
Masomo Education Foundation Scholarships for Zambian Students Eligibility
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- be Zambian citizens residing in Zambia
- be enrolled at an institution of higher learning (or been accepted at such an institution) to study a discipline that contributes to Zambia’s development as outlined above
- write a statement (between 500 and 750 words) that is clear about the candidate’s objectives and motivation to make a contribution to the development of Zambia
- provide the most recent academic transcripts
- provide three written references, at least one of which should be by persons who have taught the candidate within the last two years.
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Masomo Foundation Scholarship Application Form:
Below are the download links for application forms.
Once filled, they should be returned/sent to the addresses provided on the form head.
NOTE: Forms and Application process is free
How To Apply For Masomo Foundation Scholarship
Applicants may e-mail their submission to the Secretary of the Selection Committee at [email protected] or alternatively mail it to:
Secretary of the Selection Committee
Masomo Education Foundation
2290 Kirkburn Drive,
Burlington, Ontario L7P 4G7
Applicants must use email addresses bearing their name as shown on the application. Failure to do so may result in the application not being considered.
Masomo Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline
Applications must reach the selection committee by June 08, 2018.
Further questions and clarifications must be sent by email using the above address.
Masomo Foundation Scholarship shortlisted candidates .
Immediately the committee is done with their screening process the shortlisted for masomo scholarship are contacted through their email address , which are asked to complete the rest of the application process.