Tampere University, Finland Opportunity For Students From Elgeyo Marakwet County

 Tampere University, Finland Opportunity For Students From Elgeyo Marakwet County

Last Updated at: 2021-06-17 22:49:10

Following the recent Memorandum of Understanding agreement signed between Elgeyo Marakwet County and Tampere University of Applied Sciences Finland, on nursing degree program.


WHEREAS one of the objects and principles of the Constitution under Article 174 (d) is “… to recognize the right of communities to manage their own affairs and to further their development;”

The Office of the Governor, hereby call for applications for a self-sponsored Nursing Degree and Diploma Program in Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland.


All Applicants must have attained a minimum grade of C(plain) and above for Degree and C- (minus) for Diploma and the following qualifications as shown either in Cluster A / Cluster B

Cluster A
Grades   Cluster B
English or Kiswahili C OR English/ Kiswahili C
Mathematics or Physics C Mathematics C
Chemistry C Physical Sciences C
Biology C   Biological



• A Diploma in nursing from a registered medical training institutions recognized in Kenya.

• Students must be from Elgeyo Marakwet County.• Students must pass their entry exams.

Commencement and Duration:

Application deadline is 18thJune, 2021 Midday.

✓ All shortlisted candidates will be notified so that they can prepare for the entry exams.

✓ The entry exams will be done at Kenya Medical Training Centre –ITEN, Elgeyo Marakwet, on a date that will be announced.

✓ Students who have passed their entry exams will be informed to prepare for travelling.

✓ The candidates who have qualified will be eligible for studies for 31/2 (Three and Half years) for Degree and 2 (Two) years for Diploma.


✓ This is a self-sponsored program; eligible students are expected to pay for themselves everything including fees, transport, visa process and accommodation.

✓ All application should be accompanied by copies of all certificates/transcripts. (Originals to be brought during the entry exam).

✓ School Fees is €8070 per year for Degree students and €7000 for Diploma Students per year.


✓ Registration fee will be Ksh 5,500/=

✓ Entry exams to be done in ITEN.

✓ An opportunity to work in Finland / European Union Region after graduating and meeting all the requisite requirements.

✓ No Agency Fee.


All application must be addressed to The Program Coordinator, Elgeyo Marakwet County, P.O Box 220-30700, ITEN.


 The application letters should be dropped at the PROGRAM COORDINATOR’S OFFICE at Iten Municipality Offices ONLY.

 Interested candidates are highly encouraged to have their travel documents (Passports) ready.

 *Elgeyo Marakwet County will observe equity and fairness during the selection including ward representation, gender among other issue

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