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How to Apply for the Family Bank Scholarship

Family Bank Scholarship

Family Bank Scholarship: High School scholarships are vital to many students. They help them obtain education they may not have access to otherwise. However, scholarships go further than just being financial aid for students. They help companies in branding as well as give back to their community.

Over the last eight years, the Family Bank has helped over 1100 students. It is a full scholarship that covers accommodation, tuition, upkeep, school uniform, and access to mentorship to guide the students on academics, careers, and personal development.

It has enabled many students to pursue their dreams and create better lives for themselves and their families.

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But the scholarship program doesn’t end with financial support. Most of the beneficiaries go on to volunteer with Family Bank to give back to their communities. While volunteering, they gain valuable skills and experience to help them in their future careers.

Family Bank scholarship requirements

This scholarship has both academic and non-academic requirements. You’ll need to show proof of your achievement in school and more. Here are the Family Bank scholarship requirements.

  1. The student must have sat for KCPE in the previous year and achieved a minimum score of 350 marks. (Note: The minimum score is always subject to change, so it’s best to contact your nearest bank or check their website for more details)
  2. The student must have an admission letter to a national or county high school.
  3. The student must demonstrate the need for financial help.

How to apply for the Family Bank scholarship

Full scholarships are rare and very competitive. Therefore, getting all your documents and the application process right will increase your chances of acceptance. Here is a guide on how to apply for the family bank scholarship.

  1. Download a Family Bank scholarship application form from their website or pick it up at your nearest Family Bank branch.
  2. Complete the application form, attach the required documentation, and submit it to your nearest Family Bank branch. Here are the documents to attach: a KCPE result slip, a copy of a birth certificate, an admission letter, and a recommendation letter from a community/government leader.
  3. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Family Bank scholarship application deadline

The bank usually communicates the application deadline each time they open the scholarship program. After the deadline, beneficiaries are primarily selected, interviewed, and recruited through a participatory approach.

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It involves a county-based scholarship selection panel made of representatives from the Ministry of Interior, Kenya Primary Head Teachers Association, the County Government and Children’s Service Department, the Ministry of Education, and faith-based leaders in the county.

Family Bank foundation software development scholarship

Family Bank and Ada Labs Africa partnered to offer ICT skills to youth between 18-30 years nationwide. It’s a 5-month program that provides training in software development, animation, data science, and artificial intelligence.

The ICT program aims to transform different talents into employable skills that’ll help in wealth creation. It’ll also create a group of tech-enabled youth ready for the coming generation of work anchored on technology-driven economies.

Have you passed your KCPE but can’t pursue your dreams because of a lack of finances? Well, you can count on the Family Bank scholarship program.

It’s open for all bright students that are financially challenged, and its application and selection process is open and fair.

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