Applications are currently invited from outstanding and eligible candidates for Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarship and Leadership Development Program. This program is available for African girls, with the objective of developing a pipeline of young African women leaders.
The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide scholarships to academically gifted girls from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the U.S.A, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Zawadi Africa Education Fund
Host Institution(s): Institutions in U.S.A, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya
Scholarship Worth: Funded
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Undergraduates
Nationality: African Students
Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarship | DETAILS
Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a leadership development program that provides university scholarships and leadership development and life skills training to academically gifted but financially disadvantaged African girls, with the objective of developing a pipeline of young African women leaders.
Zawadi Africa was formed with the belief that together with a world class education and the right character development, these young African women will be able to return to their home countries empowered and equipped with the skills needed to make significant, positive impact in their communities in a continent where traditionally women have not had a voice in the development of their community.
To be eligible for Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarship and Leadership Development Program, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
- Applicants must be a female student
- Have an A or an A- in your KCSE exams
- A girl who has completed her secondary school examination e.g. the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE)
- Has demonstrated academic excellence (A Plain or A Minus)
- Have undertaken a leadership role(s) in your school and/or community.
- Come from a financially needy background.
- Should have completed high school no more than two years before applying to Zawadi Africa.
How-to-Apply: To be considered for Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarship and Leadership Development Program, applicants must meet the above criteria, and should please download the Zawadi 2023 Application form online.
Application Deadline: April 14, 2023