Sunday, 15 January 2012

Indian Government, New Zealand Government and Mexican Government Scholarships 2012/2013

Republic of Kenya

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology

Indian Government, New Zealand Government and Mexican Government Scholarships 2012/2013

The Governments of India, New Zealand and Mexico are offering the following scholarships both in undergraduate and postgraduate studies in various disciplines as shown below:

1. Indian Government scholarships (Open except medicine)

Category: General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS)
No: 12
Level: 10 undergraduate and 2 post graduate

Category: Commonwealth/ Fellowship Plan (CSFP)
No: 04
Level: 2 Post graduate and 2 undergraduate

Category: IOR – ARC Scholarship
No: 02
Level: Post graduate

2. New Zealand Two (2) either Masters or PhD

3. Mexico - Open for Masters and PhD

Areas of study are Open except odontology, Plastic Surgery, Marketing, Advertising, Accounting and Business Administration. Knowledge of Spanish language is an advantage.

Those without will be required to undergo six (6) months training before starting their courses.

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(a) Undergraduate:

(i) Minimum KCSE Mean Grade of B (Plain)

(ii) Not more than 23 years of age
(iii) Strong grades i.e B and above in core subjects

(iv) Completed Secondary Education in the last three (3) years and have original KSCE certificate

(v) Have fluent knowledge of English.

(b) Postgraduate

(i) Are serving the country in the public sector

(ii) Competed two (2) years of continuous public service since their last degree studies

(iii) Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of at least Upper Second class honours level

(iv) For PhD, applicants must have a relevant Masters Degree

(v) Are below thirty five (35) for Masters and 45 years for PhD

Application Procedure

Preliminary application forms are obtainable from the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology offices at Telposta Towers, 27th floor room 2702. The application forms can also be downloaded from the Ministry’s website:

Candidates for postgraduate courses should submit their application forms through their heads of departments.

Completed application forms with attached certified photocopies of ID, academic/professional certificates, transcripts, Birth Certificate, other testimonials and a proposal in the area of study should be sent to:

Director of Higher Education
Ministry of Higher Education,
Science and Technology,
P. O. Box 9583 -00200

Or delivered to: Telposta Towers, 27th floor Room 2702

The application forms should reach the Ministry not later than 20th January, 2012

Director of Higher Education
For: Permanent Secretary


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