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Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarships


The Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarships are offered by Zawadi Africa Education fund which was founded in 2002 by Dr Susan Mboya, it is based on the highly successful Kennedy-Mboya Africa Student Airlifts Program.

Location of Study: USA in various Universities

School partners

  • Augustana College (U.S)
  • Arizona State University, AZ
  • Arkansas Baptist College, AR
  • Asheshi University, Ghana
  • Benedict College (U.S)
  • Brown University, RI
  • Bryn Mawr College (U.S)
  • Cape Town University (South Africa)
  • Carthage College (U.S)
  •  College of Mt. St. Joseph, OH
  • Concordia College, MN
  • Chapman College, CA
  • Columbia University (U.S)
  • Dordt College (U.S)
  • Duke University, NC
  • Fairleigh Dickinson Uni. , NJ
  • Harvard University (U.S)
  • Hamilton University, NY
  • Hillsdale College, MI
  • Hobart & William Smith College, NY
  • Harvey Mudd College (U.S)
  • Hofstra University (U.S)
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya)
  • Kwame Nkrumah University, Ghana
  • Lakeland College (U.S)
  • Makerere University (Uganda)
  • Meredith College, NC
  • Michigan State University, MI
  • MIT, MA
  • Montana University, MT
  • McGill University (Canada)
  • Miami University, OH (U.S)
  • Mt. Holyoke College (U.S)
  • Northwestern University (U.S)
  • Oberlin Univerity, OH
  • Ohio State University, OH
  • Roanoke College (U.S)
  • Reed College, OR
  • Rochester University (U.S)
  • Rutgers University (U.S)
  • Simpson College (U.S)
  • Smith College (U.S)
  • Spelman College (U.S)
  • St. Lawrence University, NY
  • Syracuse University, NY
  • Thomas More College (U.S)
  • University of California, Berkeley (U.S)
  • University of Cincinnati (U.S)
  • University of Toronto, Canada
  • University of British Columbia, Canada
  • University of Cape Town, SA
  • University of Miami (U.S)
  • University of Pennsylvania (U.S)
  • United States International University (Kenya)
  • Vassar College (U.S)
  • Villanova University (U.S)
  • Whitman College (U.S)
  • Wellesley, MA
  • Westminster College, UT
  • Williams College, MA
  • Xavier University, OH
  • Yale University (U.S)


Scholarship Type: Full scholarship

Faculty of study: Undergraduate

Level of Study: Postgraduate


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the following criteria must be met

  • A girl who has completed her secondary school examination e.g.The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE)
  • Has demonstrated academic excellence (A Plain or A Minus)
  • Has demonstrated leadership qualities e.g. in school as a prefect, in the community, church, leadership in peer related activities etc.)
  • Has overcome insurmountable odds such as serious financial challenges, oppressive social-cultural practices such as early marriages and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) etc. in order to attain academic excellence.
  • Come from a financially disadvantaged background.
  • Has demonstrated clear financial need



Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarships
Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarships

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, please download our Zawadi 2017 Application form

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If you are applying from Ghana, click here to apply.

More on the scholarships


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