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Scholarships for the Year 2014

Hilde Back Education Fund
A Kenyan Charity supporting the education of Talented Children

Form One Scholarships for the Year 2014

Available for candidates from Kiambu, Embu, Meru, Mombasa, Kilifi, Nyandarua, West Pokot, Nyamira, Migori and Turkana Counties

The Hilde Back Education Fund (HBEF) is an Organization that is committed to the promotion of Education as a Fundamental Human Right.

The Fund sponsors academically gifted but needy students to secondary school.

HBEF hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and eligible Form One students for the 2014 scholarships.

Limited scholarships to students joining public secondary schools will be awarded.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for consideration, the applicant student must:

1. Be a Kenyan citizen.

2. Have sat K.C.P.E. in the year 2013 in a public primary school in Kiambu, Embu, Meru, Mombasa, Kilifi, Nyandarua, West Pokot, Nyamira, Migori and Turkana Counties and obtained at least 380 marks.

3. Be an orphan or from a needy family.

Sponsorship Duration

The sponsorship will cover tuition fee only for a period of four years of secondary education effective 2014.

Beneficiaries will be expected to maintain good academic performance and conduct in order to continue with the sponsorship.

Application Procedure

Interested students should:

Complete and submit the HBEF Scholarship Application Form available at HBEF offices in Nairobi and in all the respective County/District Education Offices from Tuesday 7th January 2014.

The following supporting documents should be included in the application:
A certified copy of KCPE result slip.
Relevant recommendation letters as outlined in the application form.
Copy of birth certificate.
Copy of Form one-admission letter/joining instructions where available.
Evidence of being an orphan where applicable.
The deadline for submission of application forms will be Friday January 17th 2014.

Applications from students who do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be considered.

Similarly, late or incomplete applications will be disqualified.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by HBEF for interview details and final award.

Canvassing or giving of false information by or on behalf of the applicant will lead to disqualification of the application concerned.

Successful applicants and their host schools will be notified on or before 31st January 2014.

Application forms and supporting documents should be sent or hand delivered to the respective County/District Education Offices or to the HBEF Nairobi Office at the address below:

The Director
Hilde Back Education Fund
Haven Court, Block B5, Westlands
P.O. Box 14741-00100,

Note: Applicants who will not have received any communication from HBEF by 31st January 2014 should consider themselves unsuccessful.

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