The University of Nairobi is offering 137 Master's scholarships for the 2021/2022 academic year. The applications are open only to applicants for the September 2021 intake.

General guidelines to applicants

Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria among other specific criteria by their respective units.

  1. Applicants should have completed and  graduated with  an undergraduate  degree  from the  University of Nairobi in the academic year 2019/2020 (except for School of Medicine, School of Dental Sciences and School ol Nursing Sciences which requires mandatory two (2) years practical experience before admission into master’s programme ie).
  2. Possess a first class or second class upper division. The Scholarship is offered on merit (preference will be offered to the best students).
  3. Must have been admitted for the September 2021 intake in the particular programme.
  4. Duratiuon and Commencement:  Scholarship is conditional and tenable for two (2) consecutive years (except for the School of Medicine and School of  Dental  Sciences which runs for four  (4)  years) and is not transferable within departments.

Scholarship must be taken at time of offer (no deferments and temporary withdrawal from studies while on scholarship).

  1. Scholarships are for full-time students only; the student has to take the maximum number of units per semester, and successful students must comply with the terms and conditions of the scholarship and must complete their studies within the stipulated programme duration.
  2. Equal opportunities:  Female candidates and candidates from less  privileged  regions  or groups as  well as candidates with disabilities arc especially encouraged to apply.
  3. Application procedures and Deadlines: Applications which should include an application letter addressed to the Dean, letter of admission and certified copies of degree  certificate  and transcripts must be sent to the respective Dean.

Application deadline

Applicants should submit their application documents to their respective Deans by October 15, 2021.