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Scholarships Opportunities for Kenyans to New Zealand in 2014

Republic of Kenya

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships for Academic Year 2014

The New Zealand Government is offering two (2) full scholarships to qualified Kenyan students under Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP), for either PhD or Masters level of study.

A. Areas of Study
  • Sustainable Economic Development
  • Agricultural Development Supported by Human Resource Development.
  • Renewable Energy (including Geothermal Development).

B. Eligibility (Postgraduate Only)

The applicants should be those who:
  • Are serving the country in the Public Sector
  • Have completed two (2) years of continuous public service since their last degree studies.
  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of at least second class honours upper Division for Masters and a good Masters degree for PhD.
  • Are below 35 years for Masters and 45 years for PhD

Application Procedure

All eligible candidates must read and follow the following guidelines strictly.

1. Apply using preliminary application forms from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology offices at Teleposta Towers, 27th floor room 2702. The application forms can also be downloaded from the Ministry’s website

3. Completed application forms with attached certified photocopies of academic/professional certificates, transcripts, National Identity card, birth certificate, other testimonials and proposal in the area of study should be sent to:

Director Higher Education
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
P.O. Box 9583 - 00200

OR delivered to Teleposta Towers, 27th floor Room 2702.

4. The preliminary application forms should reach the Ministry not later than 12th May, 2014.

5. Only shortlisted applicants (who shall be informed through e-mail/phone call) shall be invited for interview.

NB: Preference for the award of these scholarships will be given to teaching staff in our public universities and university constituent colleges. Teaching staff in these institutions are encouraged to apply.

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