The 2013 Zawadi Africa Education Scholarship Fund for African Girls to Study in the United State of America.



The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide scholarships to academically gifted girls from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the US. The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is based on the highly successful Kennedy/Mboya Student airlifts of the 1960′s, through a partnership with individuals and institutions with an interest in creating leadership.


Scholarship Worth

  • On average, the program pays for less than 10% of the total cost of a 4-year education, with the balance funded by merit based college grants and scholarships.

  • The students are all required to be partners in this initiative, by holding down on- campus jobs to pay for books and incidentals


Applicants must:

  • Be a girl
  • Has demonstrated academic excellence (A)
    • · Has demonstrated leadership qualities.(A prefect, demonstrates initiative)
    • · Has overcome insurmountable odds to attain academic excellence (financially)

  How to Apply

  • If you meet the above criteria please download Application Form and Fill it out
  • Attach a one page Biography TYPED of yourself with a passport photo highlighting your family background, educational background, hobbies and activities you have undertaken in school and in your community and your aspirations.
  • Short listed candidates will be called for an interview a month after the submission of this application.
  • Email completed application to Zawadi adminstrator in your country , with the subject “Zawadi 2013 application”

Application Instructions

  •   Step one : Download Application Form and Fill it out

  Application form link 2013 Application Form

  •   Step two : Email completed application to Zawadi adminstrator in your country , with the subject “Zawadi 2013    application”

Email addresses are:

Kenya : [email protected]

Uganda: [email protected]



  1. congratulations zawadi.this is a really good program that you have with you here trying to empower the african girl-child.keep it up and God bless you in all your endeavours.hope you continue to expand on this so as to take more girls on board

  2. Dear all,
    Greetings of peace and love.Am 21 years old Molly Akoth from kenya,I have great passion for community work and especially furthering my higher education in college.I am grade B- O level kenyan education and unable to continue with my studies being an orphan having lost all my parent.Am interested to apply for support from your institution and or volunteer.Kindly keep me posted.Waiting to hear from you.Kind regards.


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