Call for Scholarship Applications

Call for Scholarship Applications

Overview

Kenya Wildlife Trust announces a call for scholarship applications for the year 2017/2018. Details of eligible institutions and courses can be found in the Conservation Education section of our website. A number of scholarships totalling KES 1,800,000 will be awarded to students pursuing wildlife and conservation related courses at institutions of higher learning in Kenya.

Dedicated to the late Justice Moijo Ole Keiwua, Trustee and founding member of Kenya Wildlife Trust, the Justice Ole Keiwua Wildlife Scholarship was established to invest in developing conservation leaders. The scholarship recognises, encourages and promotes leadership among future wildlife management professionals by supporting their wildlife and conservation-based education.

 

Eligibility

  1. Applicants must come from one of the core areas where Kenya Wildlife Trust works - Greater Mara, Samburu/Laikipia or Tsavo/ Amboseli
  2. Applicants must fit one of the following criteria:
    1. Well-performing student currently enrolled in a course relating to wildlife and/or conservation at an institution of high learning in Kenya
    2. Candidate holding an unconditional admission offer for a course relating to wildlife and/or conservation from an institution of higher learning (for the relevant academic year)

 

Award Amount

Scholarships will be awarded for amounts up to KES 500,000 (USD 5,000)

 

Application Procedure

Applicants are requested to fill in the Scholarship Application Form (including a Personal Statement) and submit it alongside the requested documentation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Application Deadline

Applications will be considered until 5pm on Monday 4th September 2017. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. Successful candidates will be contacted that same week, in order to move onto a second selection process.