Opportunity for Kenyans to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships.


The People’s Republic of China offering five (5) partial scholarships under the Zhejiang programme to Kenyans for undergraduate and postgraduate studies for the 2014/2015 academic year.

The scholarship is only guaranteed for tuition and all other expenses for the first year of study. Subsequent year of scholarship shall be based on merit.

The students are expected to pay for their air ticket to and from China. The scholarships are open to studies in areas that enhance cultural exchange, education and research.


Applicants must have the following conditions:


  • Minimum KCSE Mean Grade of B (plain).
  • Not more than 25 years of age.
  • Strong grades on the major subjects that are key to the specialty preferred.
  • Completed Secondary Education in the last three (3) years.
  • Has KCSE certificate


  • Are serving country in the public sector.
  • Completed two (2) years of continuous public service since their last degree studies.
  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of at least Upper Second class honors level.
  • PhD applicants must have a relevant Master’s Degree.
  • Are below 35 years for Masters and 40 years for PhD


If applicants chose programs delivered in Chinese, Chinese language proficiency will be a requirement.

Application Procedure

All eligible candidates must read and follow the following guidelines strictly

Obtain preliminary application forms from the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology offices at Telposta Towers 27th floor room 2702.

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

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

Or delivered to Telposta Towers 27th floor Room 2702

The preliminary application forms should reach the Ministry not later than 10th April 2014

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through phone call or email.

For full scholarship description, scholarship application contacts and other requirements – Zhejiang Scholarship Programme



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