Mpesa Foundation scholarships 2020

Mpesa Foundation scholarships 2020

Last Updated at: 2020-05-26 14:42:09


  • Each applicant must be in the last year of primary school, registered to sit for their KCPE exams in November 2020.
  • Applicants must be at least 13 and not more than 15 years of age at the time they are expected to join Form 1 in January 2021.
  •  We accept applications from all 47 Counties. Refugee students who are duly registered are encouraged to apply.
  •  The Academy is an inclusive learning environment and students with SEND(Special Education Needs & Disability)  are encouraged to apply.


1. Please fill out the application form for 2020 ONLY, as clearly and as completely as possible. Where information is    absolutely not available, please mark (NOT AVAILABLE). However, remember that the more information you make       available to us the better it is for us to evaluate your application. Forms from previous years WILL NOT be accepted.
2.  Attach copies of the following documents, failure to which your application WILL NOT be considered;

  •  Birth Certificate
  •  Parent/Guardian ID     
  •  Parent Death Certificate, where applicable
  • Academic reports for the LAST 3 YEARS signed and stamped with the official school stamp.
  • Co-curricular activity certificates.  Evidence of leadership.
  • Payslip of Parent/Guardian if employed
  • Any other document deemed relevant 

3.  Write your first and last name in capital letters at the top of each page  as it appears on your Birth Certificate  in case the pages detach.

4.  Applications should be enclosed in a sealed envelope during submission.

5.  Online applications are encouraged. Ensure the application is scanned and attached as a single PDF document.
6.  Note that admission into the M-PESA Foundation Academy will be based on an independent application process      separate from the national Form 1 application and selections process.
7.  All answers MUST be written in the spaces provided within the form and filled by the student applying for the position using his/her own handwriting and words. You are NOT allowed to insert any extra pages.

8. Only Complete Applications will be considered.
9.Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
10. Any violation of the above will lead to automatic disqualification.

Important Dates Application

deadline: July 31st 2020
Application Forms You can get application forms in any of the following ways;

Physical copies are available at;
      ·MPESA Foundation Academy THIKA.
      ·Safaricom Retail Shops Countrywide.
      ·SAFARICOM Headquarters Westlands.

Submission of Application Forms

Drop off/Submit your applications in one of the following ways:

  • Email to:   
  • Post to M-PESA Foundation Academy, P.0 Box 7954-01000, Thika  and drop off at any Safaricom Shop.

NB; This form is given FREE by the M-PESA Foundation Academy.  Any persons attempting to charge money for it should be reported to  the nearest police station or call 0703200000.

Selection Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:

A. Academic Excellence

B. Leadership and Entrepreneurship Potential

C. Financial Need

D. Responsible Citizenship

E. Critical Thinking Skills

F. Problem Solving Skills

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