KCB scholarship application form 2023
KCB scholarship application form 2023

2023 Form One Scholarships for KCPE Students – How to Apply

Students who sat for the KCPE 2023 have a range of scholarships to apply for as a number of organisations call for applications to their programmes.

The initiatives usually have laid out eligibility criteria as well as the application procedures to guide students and parents on how to go about accessing the funds.

Most of the scholarships target needy students so as to increase their chances of accessing secondary education despite the financial constraints.

Here are some of the scholarships that currently open.

1. Elimu scholarship

The Ministry of Education through the Equity Group Foundation is awarding secondary school scholarships to needy and vulnerable learners who attained 280 marks and above in the KCPE 2022 examination.

Arguably the biggest scholarship programme in secondary schools due to a large number of students its sponsors, the programme seeks students from needy backgrounds from various sub-counties in the country.

The eligibility criteria include candidates with special needs and disabilities (physical, hearing and visual impairments, autism, albinism, learning disabilities and others), Orphans and vulnerable children, Candidates from vulnerable communities in the target Sub-Counties and Candidates from urban centres with informal settlements.

Before you apply the beneficiary will first have to create an account on the Equity Foundation website. https://egfdmis.equitybank.co.ke/register_elimu

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The Elimu Scholarship 2023 application Log-in page

Once you log in successfully, you will be redirected to a new page where you will see ‘Open Scholarship for application’.

Fill in all the fields provided in every step, then click on the ‘Save Changes’ button to submit your details in every step.

Shortlisted candidates, accompanied by parents/guardians, will be invited for interviews which will be conducted by the Community Scholarship Advisory Committees

2. Equity Wings to Fly Scholarship 2023

Equity Wings to Fly is a program sponsored by Equity Group Foundation and it’s partners for bright and needy students to access secondary education.

Only 2022 KCPE candidates are viable to make an application for this scholarship.

The pass mark for Wings To Fly is 350/500.

When applying, a student should create a new account through the portal

Documents to have when filling the online application: 

1. KCPE Results Slip (official KNEC slip or signed & stamped paper from the school). For early bird applications, you will be allowed to complete the application form without KCPE marks and Result Slip until submission.

2. Copy of Death Certificate (if father/mother deceased).

3. Evidence of financial support (if they have received support in the past).

4. Evidence of special needs (if they have indicated special needs).

5. Copy of Pay Slip/ Bank Statement (if parents/guardians are employed/business).

6. Signed declaration by Applicant and Parent/Guardian

7. Filled application and recommendation form by Head Teacher, Provincial Adm., Religious Leader and any other.

Equity Wings to Fly Scholarship Application Form 2023

3. KCB Foundation Scholarships 2023

The KCB Foundation scholarships 2023 are designed to give bright children from needy backgrounds a chance to access secondary education.

The Selection criteria

1. The applicant must have completed their KCPE in 2022.

2. The applicant must come from a needy background.

3. The applicant must have attained the prescribed county cut-off marks. Details are available in posters at KCB branches countrywide and on the KCB Foundation website

4. The applicant must have sat their KCPE examination in a public primary school and have an admission notification to a public National or County secondary school.

How to Apply for KCB Scholarships 2023

The KCB Scholarship application forms are available at all the KCB Branches countrywide and on the KCB Foundation website.

The form must be completed in full and all relevant supporting documentation should be attached.

Applicants will be expected to come with the forms for interviews in the county where they sat their KCPE examination.

Candidates are advised to visit the branches or the website to see details of the interview locations.

KCB Foundation scholarships Applications 2023

4. Family Bank Foundation Scholarships 2023

Family Group Foundation plans to spend Ksh30 million on scholarships for students from needy backgrounds joining Form 1 in 2023.

The funds, channeled through the Family Group Foundation 2023 High School Scholarship Program, will benefit more than 100 students in 11 counties who are transitioning from primary to secondary school having received their KCPE exams results.

The awarded scholarships will cater for both tuition and upkeep for the beneficiaries in the 11 counties. The target counties include Bungoma, Kisumu, Kiambu, Kajiado, Mombasa, Makueni, Meru, Muranga, Nakuru, Nyeri and Uasin Gishu.

Interested candidates from these counties can apply by acquiring an application form from the nearest Family Bank branch, Sub-County branch or the Family Group Foundation website.

Family Bank Foundation Scholarships 2023

5. Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Scholarships 2023

The Scholarship Programme targets bright but needy orphans and vulnerable children in public secondary schools in Kenya.

To qualify they must meet the following criteria: Poor orphan; Poor child with disability; Child rendered vulnerable by factors affecting access to education Child suffering from extreme poverty; Child who attains 70% of the maximum marks or as agreed by the Board of Directors for marginalized areas and persons with disabilities.

Selection process emphasis on transparency, objectivity, and inclusivity. Applicants are subjected to rigorous interviews covering all counties; interview panelists comprise of JKF staff, JKF alumni, partners and Ministry of Education officials.

To verify the interview results, home visits are done by a separate panel comprising of JKF staff, primary school heads, and local administrators.

Finally, all successful applicants are commissioned through an award ceremony.

Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Scholarships 2023

6. KTDA National Tea Scholarships 2023

KTDA Foundation grants scholarships to needy and bright students in KTDA tea growing areas for secondary education. In 2023, the foundation will grant a scholarship in each of the 70 KTDA managed factories.

Needy students who scored 350 marks and above in the 2022 KCPE examinations are welcome to apply.

To be considered one should have sat for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (K.C.P.E) examination in 2022 in a public primary school

Successful applicants will be required to keep good grades in high school.

Interested students should fill and submit the KTDA Tea scholarship Application form and provide:

a. A certified copy of KCPE result slip.

b. Relevant documentation as outlined in the application form.

c. Copy of birth certificate.

d. Copy of Form One admission letter (whereas the application form can be submitted without this, the candidate MUST provide a copy of the Form One joining instructions as soon as available).

e. Evidence of being an orphan where applicable.

The studentʼs parent, guardian, or sponsor should fill all the relevant sections and provide supporting evidence where applicable (e.g proof of income, death certificate, etc.)

All parts of the form must be submitted to the Factory Unit Manager with supporting documentation by Friday 28th May 2021. Late applications will not be considered.

7. County/ CDF Bursaries 2023

The government sets aside a certain amount of money in the budget to help needy students to access education through the bursary programmes.

These funds are disbursed by county governments to the school accounts of the successful applicants.

Application forms can be accessed from the official websites of respective county governments from which the applicants hail. One can also visit the county government offices or any chief/sub-chief office.

The forms should be duly filled and copies of the required documents presented. The application process will require various signatures of government officials such as the Chief, Sub-Chief, Headmen, and then from their Priest/Pastor/Sheikh.

The application forms can then be submitted to the County government or to the office of the area Chief/Sub- chief who will then take them to the appropriate offices.


  1. How are you,i sat for 2022 KCPE at Nyakongo Primary School and got 330 Marks,i am stranded if truly will join Form 1,being that my father also struggle to ensure one of my elder brother also is in Form 3,request for assistance and reach my family on 0715220072/0735220072

  2. am francis i got 305 marks i want to join form one am from poor family i have witness my sibling droping out of school because of school fees and my parent not having stable source of in come if i get scholarship i can thanks God and help others thanks in advance

  3. Am Musundi Edwin from Busia county,I have a cousin who got 295 marks this KCPE,his parents are unable to pay his fees because the dad does not value education and the mother is disabled,kindly help.0768271943.thank you.

  4. I am a needy girl and got 405 marks from Lamu county. Educated in private primary through school owners good will scholarship. I beg for well wishers to sponsor my secondary education in Pangani girl secondary

  5. Am shaban I did my kcpe and attained to get 295 marks am from a needy family I need help so that I can proceed to my secondary level kindly you can reach my family with this no 0700071470

  6. My name is Denzel I did my kcpe and attained to get 352 marks I’m from a needy family and I need your help so that I can proceed to my secondary level.
    Reach me on this number..0705208386

  7. I am Magdalene I request for a scholarship to assist me fulfill my educational dreams.I did KCPE 2022 and scored 359 marks under primary scholarship.Please assist.

  8. Hello. My name is Carolyne. I scored 348 marks. My primary school education was sponsored by a well wisher. I’m from Kajiado county and I need someone to sponsor my secondary education. Enoomatasiani girls secondary school. 0716290060 my guardian phone number.

  9. Hello, I have a girl who sat kcpe 2022 and scored 366 marks. Both parents are deaf and dumb and jobless can you please assist her through her secondary School education? 0728646913

  10. Good afternoon, I have a girl in my village who attained 280 marks and currently is unable to join KAKONENI GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL. kindly help to put a smile in her face as her dreams are diminishing since the family has financial constraints.

  11. I’m Magok Geng Deng. I scored 231 marks.i did my exam from Kadugli Refegee. And i need your help to help me, I didn’t join form one high school from 2022 to 2023. And I still at home, please help me.


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