The program targets high achieving yet needy (orphan or vulnerable)
students identified by assessing their performance at the nationally administered
Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations.
Applicant should create a new account through the portal
https://egfdmis.equitybank.co.ke/ and fill in the 2019 application form for
- Only 2018 KCPE candidates are viable to make an application for this scholarship.
2.The information provided in this form is intended to help Equity Group
Foundation Community Scholarship Selection Board (CSSB) understand the
applicant’s academic and financial position for the purpose of assessment for
- All fields with asterisk (*) are mandatory fields and must be filled accordingly.
4.This application form must be filled accurately, honestly and completely. Equity
Foundation will reject any applications without relevant documents.
- Please review the following documents and if required have soft/scanned
copies for ease of completing the online application form: –
- KCPE Results Slip (official KNEC slip or signed & stamped paper from the
- Copy of Death Certificate (if father/mother deceased).
- Evidence of financial support (if they have received support in the past).
- Evidence of special needs (if they have indicated special needs).
- Copy of Pay Slip/ Bank Statement (if parents/guardians are employed/
- Signed declaration by Applicant and Parent/Guardian
- Filled application and recommendation form by Head Teacher,
Provincial Adm., Religious Leader and any other.
- The completion and submission of this form is not a guarantee for sponsorship.
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
- Any false statements, omissions or forged documents will lead to automatic
A successful applicant for the Scholarship should be:
- Academically Promising – top 5th percentile performing students in
their Sub-County in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE).
- Orphans or Vulnerable Children (as defined below):
- Children who have lost one or both parents and have no relative or guardian
or sponsor to provide for their secondary education- evidence in form of death
certificates/burial permits/letter from Chief should be attached.
- Children whose parents are physically or mentally challenged and are unable to
educate their children and have no relative or guardian or sponsor to provide
for their secondary education.
- Children whose parents are living with HIV/AIDS or other chronic debilitating
illness and are unable to educate their children and have no relative or guardian
or sponsor to provide for their secondary education-medical records should be
- Children from families affected by natural disasters such as flooding, drought,
and famine or civil conflict and are unable to educate their children and have no
relative or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education-
family’s current living conditions.
- Children who have suffered neglect and/or abandonment and have no relative
or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education.
- Children with parents living under extreme poverty and have no relative or
guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education.