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LEAP Fellowship Program for African Students, 2018

The Lending for Education in Africa Partnership (LEAP) Program opens for applications to provide aspiring students with affordable financing to pursue quality higher education, as well as to support program participants (LEAP Fellows) throughout their studies at USIU-Africa, and in their future job search.

Worth of Award

LEAP Fellows can benefit from the Program in the following ways:

  • Access to affordable financing (in the form of a student loan) to fund university studies;
  • Access to financial literacy training so that the Fellow can become a better borrower and/or saver;
  • Access to a bespoke training program, tailored to the Fellow’s needs. Topics will include, leadership and career development; and linkages with employers;
  • Become part of a community that will provide Fellows with additional support in their academic and student life, and continuing even as an alumnus.


In order to be considered for the LEAP Program, an applicant is required to meet the following criteria:

  • Is an adult Kenyan citizen;
  • Must be admitted to pursue, or is currently pursuing any of the following initial undergraduate programs: BSc. Applied Computer Technology; BSc. Information Systems Technology; B.Pharmacy; B.Sc. Accounting; or B.Sc. Finance;
  • Demonstrated strong academic performance (Minimum KSCE Grade of B- or GPA of 2.7);

How to Apply

  • To be considered for the LEAP Fellowship Program for the September 2018 intake, an applicant MUST send an expression of interest via email to USIU-Africa’s Office of Financial Aid
  • The expression of interest MUST include the following details:
  • Current Students: Full Names, Telephone & Email Contacts; Student ID; Enrolled degree program;
  • Prospective Students:  Full Names, Telephone & Email Contacts; Degree program of interest;
  • For any further questions, kindly contact the Office of Financial Aid through the following phone numbers: 0730 116 776/745
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Deadline: applications are open

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  1. Good morning,
    l am already enrolled in Walden university online PHD program before I saw yo website. How can I now get scholarship to complete my tuition fees from your organisation. Even if it is a part time job.
    I am a Nurse with RN, RM,RPHN, MPH and DrPHN in view.
    Thank you.

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