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Applications are now been invited from Kenyan students for the UNICAF SCHOLARSHIP FOR KENYAN STUDENTS 2018-2019, only applicants that are eligible will be considered for this scholarship program.
Founded in 2012, is an online platform in sub-Saharan Africa that is dedicated to making higher education of international standard accessible to African professionals and young school leavers.
UNICAF was founded in 2012, with its name reflecting its origins, having initially evolved from the University of Nicosia, the largest, independent tertiary education institution in Cyprus. While initially focusing solely on Africa, it has been expanding its range to offer scholarships to students worldwide, provided they meet certain eligibility criteria. UNICAF has established a number of branch campuses and information centres in Africa, such as in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Uganda, Somalia, Zambia and Malawi. Already more than 12,000 have taken advantage of the UNICAF scholarships and registered to one of the partnership programmes. The number of students is estimated to increase to 60,000 by the year 2020. The learning centres are set up to include digital libraries, computer labs, internet, generators and make students less prone to the studying in areas with partially inadequate infrastructures.
“While education in Africa is rising and demand for skilled people also ascends, there are serious challenges to Africans reaching quality Higher Education (HE) levels that are recognised by the world’s employers. The gap in the market needs to be addressed now… if the 2040 African labour force is to have global value
Applicants have to meet the general eligibility requirements for the award of a scholarship and additionally specific academic qualifications must be met in order to qualify for the relevant degree programmes.
Currently, UNICAF offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a number of areas such as business, education, psychology and LLM Laws
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP:
University education in Kenya has come a long way. From the days, in the not so distant past, when you could count on one hand people with degrees in your village, to now, when many of your acquaintances have at least an undergraduate degree.
Getting a Master’s Degree is predominantly determined by your financial capacity. A Master’s degree is considered by most people an opportunity to redefine their career paths and gain a competitive advantage in their industry. It is, therefore, a top priority on the list of most professionals, who are determined to get ahead in their careers. Yet, despite being a priority, it remains a distant dream for most, mainly because of the high costs associated with studying for a Master’s degree in local universities.
This has been the situation in Kenya until UNICAF came about.
LEVEL OF STUDY:
This scholarship program is basically for masters degree program
FIELD OF STUDY:
Mostly for masters level program, unicaf scholarships covers numerous fields of study
This scholarship is to be taken in Kenya
This scholarship is primarily for Kenyans
SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS :
Student is to enjoy full financial responsibilities as taken care of by UNICAF, this includes almost all academic related costs as well as students welfare
Apart from enjoying an 80% scholarship for your tuition fee and a flexible study module, you get international exposure by studying with international universities. This broadens your career horizons since the degrees are internationally recognised. Who knows what doors that could open, right? You also get to meet and interact with other local and international students who are reaching for their dreams by studying online. UNICAF organises social events from time to time where students meet and share experience, as well as have a little fun.
To know if you are qualified form the UNICAF scholarships, please do well to see this official link
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP:
Apply and get a scholarship to study your for your MBA with UNICAF in these easy steps;
1. Complete the application form
2. A student advisor will call you to gather information on the following;
- Whether you qualify for the course
- Available level of scholarship for you
- Your budget and payment plan
- Documentation required during administration
3. Your papers get reviewed
4. Receive final approval and start studying
Updates on application deadline as it relates this program will be communicated soon, please keep visiting this site to be properly updated
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON UNICAF PLEASE SEE THSES LINKS
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