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List of available scholarships for Kenyans in Hungary and China

Jul 16, 2024

BRIEF ON CURRENTLY AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS (HUNGARY AND CHINA) 

Introduction

The Ministry usually process scholarships that have been received from friendly countries like United Kingdom, China, Hungary, India, Morrocco, Russia, Pakistan, Thailand, Mauritius, Egypt, Algeria, Slovak, Cuba and South Korea. For other scholarshipsand opportunities available the Ministry is only required to disseminate information on the public through the website. These scholarships are meant to assist bright needy students and to build capacity in areas where the Country needs specialized skills. Scholarships are received through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Currently the Ministry is processing the following Scholarships.

  1. CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YEAR 2023/2024

The Chinese Government has offered Kenya 30 scholarships to Kenyan students to undertake undergraduate, Masters and PhD studies in the academic year 2023/2024. The scholarships are in areas of Engineering, Medicine and social sciences.

Eligibility requirements are as follows;

Undergraduate

  1. Minimum KCSE mean Grade of B (plain)
  2. Not more than 25 years of age
  • Have an original KCSE certificate
  1. Strong grades on major subjects that are key to the specialty preferred
  2. Completed secondary education in the last three (3) years

Masters

  1. Graduated with a Bachelors degree of at least Upper Second-Class honors for Masters
  2. Be under 35 years of age

PhD

  1. Be under 40 years of age.
  2. Hold a relevant Master’s Degree from a recognized University.

Application is done online http://www.campuschina.org

  1. GOVERNMENT OF HUNGARY SCHOLARSHIPS ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024

The Government of Hungary has offered Two Hundred (200) for undergraduate, Masters and PhD scholarships to eligible Kenyans for the following areas of study:

 

  1. Undergraduate (BA/BSc) studies in the fields of Agricultural Science, Computer Science and Information Technology, Legal Science, Economic Science, Engineering Science, Medical and Health Science and Natural Science;
  2. Master’s (MA/MSc) studies in the fields of Agricultural Science, Computer Science and Information Technology, Legal Science, Economic Science, Engineering Science, Medical and Health Science and Natural Science;
  • Doctoral (PhD/DLA) studies in any field of interest;
  1. One-tier master’s (OTM) studies in the fields of General Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacology, Architecture, and Veterinary Medicine.

NB: One-Tier Masters (OTM) covers both Bachelor and the Master’s levels.

 

Eligibility requirement are as follows

 

  1. Undergraduate

 

  1. Minimum KCSE Mean Grade of B (plain).
  2. Not more than 25 years of age.
  3. Grade “B” in core subjects in the preferred field of study.
  4. Completed Secondary Education in the last three (3) years.
  5. Have original KCSE certificate.

 

  1. Postgraduate

 

  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree upper second class honors level.
  • For PhD, applicants must have a relevant Master’s Degree.
  • Age: below thirty eight (38) years for Masters and forty five (45) years for PhD

Application is done at apply.stipendiumhungaricum.hu.

For the above scholarships the students apply online and submit a copy of the application to the Ministry.

Shortlisting is done based on the eligibility criteria of which shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview after which nomination is done through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

OBSERVATION

  1. Stipend offered by Hungary Government doesn’t cover the cost of living.

 

NB: For all the scholarships, Nomination does not guarantee award of scholarship. The decision of who to be awarded is the prerogative of the donor.