HELB FUNZOKenya Scholarship Program 2012/2013

Posted on: 8/21/2012 9:42:22 PM  Posted By: marto  Membership Level: Gold  Total Points: 2912      

The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Medical Services and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation have designed a scholarship program for health workers in Kenya.

The pre-service and in-service scholarships are supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded FUNZOKenya project and targets bright and needy students who are committed to becoming health workers and in-service health workers who would like to further their studies.

The scholarships will enhance the country's ability to meet the overall demand for more health workers and ensure that health workers are routinely updated with the skills and knowledge needed to meet the government's overall objective of delivering primary health care needed to improve health outcomes of the Kenyan people towards vision 2030.

Applications are invited from eligible Kenyans for the 2012/2013 admissions in health programmes that are accredited by the Government of Kenya. Priority will be given to students studying or seeking to study in cadres with critical shortages in the health care sector as well as students from remote, resource poor and marginalized communities.

The courses and cadres of study (Pre-service and In-service) for which the scholarship will finance are certificates and diplomas in Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Laboratory Technology, Nutrition, Health Records Management and Information Technology, Public Health, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Radiography and ICT in Health.

Female students are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

1. Applicants should access and fill the 2012/2013 FUNZOKenya application form from the HELB website www.helb.co.ke
2. Then print the form and have it signed and stamped by the relevant officials and authorities.
3. Sign the form, certify and attach all the necessary documents, as indicated on the checklist on the last page of the Scholarship Application Form.
4. Scan the duly completed application form and all the required documents and email them to funzokenya@helb.co.ke or hand deliver it at the Higher Education Loans Board Offices located at Anniversary Towers, 18th Floor, University Way, Nairobi.
5. The board will use the email and telephone contacts provided on the application form for communication on the progress of your application.

- Please ensure that you read and understand the instructions provided on the application form before you commence the application process.
- The number of scholarships awarded will depend on availability of funds.

The deadline for the scholarship application is 29th August 2012.

For further information and enquiries, contact:

The Board Secretary/CEO
Higher Education Loans Board
P.O. BOX 69489-00400, Nairobi
Telephone: (020) 2278000, 0722 205292, 0733 205292
Website: www.helb.co.ke
Email: funzokenya@helb.co.ke


Martin Tinliz
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yes i understand
27 Aug 2012 @ 12:33

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Nice one. Hope they will bring other more and more
27 Aug 2012 @ 10:50

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hallo am moses.how do i access the list of the students awarded the funzo scholarship?pliz u can send to me the list thro this email.mosemunga@gmail.com

29 Oct 2012 @ 03:40

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Hello Am Job kindly assist me get the shortlisted schorlaship beneficiaries. my email address is jobesjo@yahoo.com
03 Nov 2012 @ 04:32

kassim mohamed
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Hello am kassim how do i get the list of those awarded scholarship by funzokenya this year.please send me to the following email kassim010@hotmail.com.
16 Nov 2012 @ 01:45

saphat mwanjala
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hello..am from Kenya Medical Training college, one of the funzo kenya beneficiaries but have not yet got the sponsorship
Saphat Mwambanga Mwanjala
16 Mar 2013 @ 06:38

abigael mogusu
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hello, these scholarships are for the academic year 2012/2013. are there applications for the year 2013/2014?

17 Jun 2013 @ 12:53

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what if you are not pertaking medicinal related course
17 Jun 2013 @ 01:17

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hello am julius..can BSCN nurse in pre-service benefit from your loan?.reply to eddyjulius85@yahoo.com
05 Jul 2013 @ 02:36

Pauline Nyakundi
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I applied for funzo helb loan but i never indicated the code of my institution will there be any effects. Please help me.
15 Jul 2013 @ 02:28

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My name is Javan Ekesa Musungu. I am desperately looking for the Funzo Scholarship. I applied in the year 2012/2013 but I was not successful. I am a student of Kenya Medical Training College based at Eldoret. I am pursuing a course in Clinical Studies. I would like to apply for the same again for the year 2013/2014. Please help me as I am likely to drop out of College for lack of fees. My email address is javan.ekesa@gmail .com
24 Jul 2013 @ 01:29

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i am kennedy kiplangat student at kenya medical training college and iam desparately waiting for it may i know the progress please.My email is kiplangatbett92@gmail.com
07 Sep 2013 @ 01:40

joyce wanjama
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Apart from the Almighty God, helb has made my stay at the university good and awesome.It has helped me when am financially broke and moreso , it has enabled me to pay my school fees.It has been a source of success to many who are less fortunate in the society.
Students are supposed to work hard so that they can acquire jobs to be able pay the loan to sustain the helb organisation and this will inturn help our brothers and sisters.
08 Sep 2013 @ 10:02

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