EducationUSA Scholars Program Now Open

The EducationUSA office at the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy – Nairobi, seeks to identify and recruit 40 Kenyan students from low-income families who scored B+  and above in the 2016 KCSE,  to join the EducationUSA Scholars Program (ESP).

Our mission is to assist our Scholars in negotiating the admissions process in U.S. colleges and universities to better their academic futures, with the goal of producing highly-skilled and widely-educated leaders to build tomorrow’s Kenya.

ESP works with students through regularly scheduled training sessions to assist them throughout the application process to secure admission and financial aid from universities in the United States. We provide free membership to the EducationUSA Advising Center in Nairobi and Nakuru for the participants. We expect a sincere commitment from the students to give back their energy and time to the program and to their communities.

We do not limit the program geographically; however, students must be able to reach our offices in Nakuru or Nairobi on as required for full participation. Students will work with the EducationUSA Adviser and interns in 2017/2018 to try and secure admission and financial aid. Admitted students will begin their studies in the US in August 2018.

Qualifications: A VERY strong academic record, be actively involved in co-curricular and leadership activities, have a strong record of giving back to your community and demonstrate financial need.

Please complete this application form and submit it together with the required documents listed at the end of the application form by Email or in person, to reach our offices on Monday, January 30, 2017. Download the forms here: