Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) Foundation has offered secondary school fees scholarship dubbed ‘Fanikisha Maisha na KTDA National Tea Scholarship,’ to facilitate education for needy students in the tea growing areas.
In a notice seen by News 9 Kenya, the foundation said it will grant secondary scholarships to needy and bright students from tea growing areas, starting January 2020.
“We grant scholarships to needy and bright students in KTDA tea growing areas for secondary education. In 2020, the foundation will grant one scholarship in each of the 69 KTDA managed factories,” read the notice in part.
According to KTDA Foundation, students who scored a total of 350 marks and above in the 2019 KCPE examinations and come from a poor background can apply for the program which has been enrolled and is ongoing.
The students are required to fill downloaded application forms and submit a hard copy to the Factory Unit Manager at the nearest KTDA -managed tea factory across the country, not later than Tuesday 10th December 2019.
The Foundation has so far sponsored 655 students through secondary school.
The scholarship is designed to help bright but ?nancially challenged students in meeting their school fees.