HELB Portal Opened For Students To Apply For Scholarships. Students pursuing postgraduate degrees (Master’s or PhD) at nearby public or private universities can now apply for scholarships through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) webpage.
The loans board declared the size of the scholarship grant for Masters and Ph.D. students as Ksh200,000 and Ksh450,000, respectively, in a statement released on Tuesday, August 15.
For master’s programs, the scholarship is good for two years, and for doctoral programs, it is good for three years. A Ksh3,000 non-refundable application fee must be paid by each applicant using the payment button on the portal.
To be eligible, applicants must possess an admissions letter for a full-time or part-time postgraduate program from an accredited university.
The minimum undergraduate requirement for candidates interested in these scholarships is Second-Class Honors, Upper Division.
Applicants pursuing STEM IF (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Innovation, and Fisheries) subjects will be given preference for the HELB Student Scholarships.
The first year of study for applicants should start in the 2023–2024 school year.
How to Apply
After registering, students have access to the HELB Postgraduate Scholarship application form through the Student Portal.
While registering, fill out the Postgraduate Scholarship Application Form (PGSAF).
Fill out the application form completely, then download and print the PGSAF.
Attach all required documents as indicated in the checklist, and get the form signed and stamped by the appropriate authorities.
Scan the completed PGSA together with any attachments into a single PDF file.
send an email to [email protected] with the scanned PDF document.
The deadline for applications is August 31, 2023.
Thereafter those who will have qualified for the scholarships will be notified.
HELB Portal Opened For Students To Apply For Scholarships