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MKU 2021 scholarship applications deadline extended


Mount Kenya University Foundation is the charitable arm of Mount Kenya University. The Foundation was established to co-ordinate several activities that the University has been undertaking in aid of students and alumni. Its programmes are geared towards harnessing public and private support that benefits the educational, research and community service mandates of the University. The Foundation provides a structured avenue for alumni, friends, corporations, institutions and philanthropists to give gifts and donations


 Mount Kenya University through the Foundation is glad to advertise for scholarship opportunities to ALL students studying at Mount Kenya University across all its campuses in Kenya. This scholarship programme is strictly meant to cover tuition fees. Scholarships valued at Ksh. 5 million will be on offer.

Scholarship Description

Application Open: 15th February, 2021

Application Close: 16th April, 2021

Study subject: All Undergraduate Programmes

Campus: All MKU Campuses and Centers in Kenya

Scholarship Award: Selected students will be awarded a scholarship equivalent to ONE SEMESTER TUITION FEE paid directly to the University.


  1. Scholarship is open to ALL undergraduate students studying at Mount Kenya University irrespective of their Nationality.
  2. The mode of study MUST be regular.
  3. The student MUST demonstrate good academic records.
  4. The student MUST demonstrate that he/she is needy.
  5. The student MUST have a good disciplinary record.


To apply for the scholarship, interested students should pick an application form from Mount Kenya University Foundation Office (MKU Thika Campus, Alumni Plaza, 9th Floor, Room 916) or download the form from the website www.mkufoundation.org or download a copy here

Application documents in both hard and soft copies should be submitted by Friday, 26th  April, 2021 at the close of business. Duly filled application forms should be submitted as BOTH soft and hard copies as follows:

  1. Soft Copy

The applicant must scan and produce electronic copies of the application form and the necessary attachments, convert them to PDF and mail to   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                               

                                Subject: MKU INTERNAL SCHOLARSHIP 2021

  1. Hard Copy

The application letter should be addressed as follows;

MKU Internal Scholarship Application Documents

Mount Kenya University Foundation

Alumni Plaza, 9th Floor, Room 916

P.O. Box 342-01000


The application documents should be delivered to the Foundation office (for Thika Campus applicants), or at the respective Campus Director’s Office (for applicants in Campuses and Centers)

              CLOSING DATE: 2nd  APRIL, 2021 at 1700 HRS

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