The African Canadian Continuing Education Society(ACCES) is a Non-Profit Organization that  has been supporting education in Kenya since 1993.
In 2020, ACCES will offer partial scholarships to young Kenyans from Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties.
Eligible applicants must be needy, bright, have a record of satisfactory educational achievementsand MUST have an admission letter to or be enrolled in a public College or university accredited with Kenya National Examination Council(KNEC.) or KenyaUniversityand College Central Placement Service (KUCCPS).


Eligibility Criteria:


To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must meet the following minimum criteria:
1. Must be a Kenyan Citizen, below 30 years of age, and from Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties.
2. Must have a minimum KCSE grade of C plain for college and C+ for University.
3. For those already attending College/University and meet the above grades, must maintain a minimum
grade B and above in academic performance.
4. Must be either enrolled or have an admission letter to a Kenyan learning institution accredited with the
KNEC or KUCCPS. Post-Graduate Program Students are not eligible.
5. Students on  Self- Sponsorship  Programmes (PSSP) in colleges and universities are not eligible to apply.
6. College/University students must not be fully funded by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). For those under the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) Program, only the college/ university undergraduates with a HELB loan of KShs.40,000 and below and demonstrating
further financial need may be considered. ACCES Staff will verify the amount the candidate claims to have received from HELB at www.helb.co.ke.
7. Must demonstrate the need for financial assistance by providing supporting documents outlining family
circumstances as outlined on “ACCES 2 FORM”. Recommendation letters alone, without other
supporting documents, will not be sufficient.

How To Apply 

1. Application process: 
ACCES will only accept applications for partial post-secondary scholarships on or before the Mid of May 2020. To apply, kindly fill out the “ACCES 2 FORM” found either:
• At all County and Sub-county government ministry offices and Administration Offices in Busia,
Bungoma, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties.
• At the ACCES Office in Kakamega in Milimani Estate, off state house road
• Online at www.acceskenya.org
• Or send an email to acceskenya@yahoo.com with your e-mail address for the application form to be forwarded to you.
Applications deadline: 31st May 2020

2. Shortlisting & Interview Process: 
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for an interview. If you do not hear from Access by the 31st of June, 2020 consider yourself unsuccessful.

3. Awarding of ACCES Scholarships
Successful applicants will receive a partial college or university scholarship from ACCES from the end of June, 2020.

For more information or clarification, contact Access Kenya through: 
ACCES Kenya,P.O BOX 707- 50100, Kakamega-Kenya.
Tel: +254-727-210532 /+254-056-30059



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