Joshua Nkomo Scholarship

Higher life Foundation is offering Joshua Nkomo Scholarships for students referred to as “Joshualites.” The scholarships are available to Zimbabwean citizens under the age of 21 at the time of applying.

70% of the awards will be for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) studies, while 30% is reserved for other disciplines.

Eligibility for Joshua Nkomo Scholarship

  • Academic Merit as determined by applicant performance in public examinations (mainly ZIMSEC and Cambridge).
  • For A-Level applications, a minimum of SEVEN (7) “A” grade passes is required.
  • For University applications, a minimum of TEN (10) points for females and TWELVE (12) scores for males is required.

Joshua Nkomo ScholarshipWhere there are ties, an additional criterion is applied as follows:

  • Leadership Potential as demonstrated by levels of responsibility and office bearing in the School and surrounding.
  • Communities, as well as confirmed indications of Community Engagements and extra-curricular activity.
  • Personal Integrity as deduced from School Reports and reports from other responsible authorities.

Required documents

The applicants should submit the following documents for the application to be considered complete:

  • Academic certificates/public exam results
  • Birth Certificate
  • Zimbabwean National ID
  • Character Reference Form (Download Here)
  • Character Reference Form to be hand delivered to any Higherlife Foundation office

Please note: Scholarships are Zimbabwean public universities only.

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