Hilde Back Education Fund Form One Scholarships for the year 2013

Hilde Back Education Fund

A Kenyan charity supporting the education of talented children

Form One Scholarships for the year 2013

Available for candidates from Githunguri, Kikuyu, Homa Bay, Kibwezi, Likuyani, Narok and Tharaka South Districts

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 2013 scholarships.
Limited scholarships tenable in the duly registered public secondary schools will be awarded.
Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for consideration, the applicant student must:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Have sat K.C.P.E. in the year 2012 in a public primary school in Githunguri, Kikuyu, Homabay, Kibwezi, Likuyani, Narok and Tharaka South Districts and obtained at least 380 marks.
  • 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 2013.
Beneficiaries will be expected to maintain good academic performance, 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 District Education offices.
The following supporting documents should be included in the application:
  1. A certified copy of KCPE result slip.
  2. Relevant recommendation letters as outlined in the application form.
  3. Copy of birth certificate.
  4. A copy of Form one-admission letter/joining instructions where available.
  5. Evidence of being an orphan where applicable.
The deadline for submission of application forms will be Monday February 11th, 2013.
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 25thFebruary 2013.
Application forms and supporting documents should be sent or hand delivered to the respective 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 28th February 2013 should consider themselves unsuccessful.

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