Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarships 2017/2018 for African Girls.


Application Deadline: March 31st 2017

Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a leadership development program that provides university scholarships and leadership development and life skills training to academically gifted but financially disadvantaged African girls, with the objective of developing a pipeline of young African women leaders.

  • A girl who has completed her secondary school examination e.g.The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE)
  • Has demonstrated academic excellence (A Plain or A Minus)
  • Has demonstrated leadership qualities e.g. in school as a prefect, in the community, church, leadership in peer related activities etc.)
  • Has overcome insurmountable odds such as serious financial challenges, oppressive social-cultural practices such as early marriages and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) etc. in order to attain academic excellence.
  • Come from a financially disadvantaged background.
  • Has demonstrated clear financial need

Application Procedure:

Zawadi 2017 Application form

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Zawadi Africa Education Fund Scholarships 2017/2018


  1. Comment:congratulations so much for coming up with such program.. I would love to join zawadi scholarship specifically on leadership skills because am already at my third year of study taking bsc in community development and environment… I love doing more of community work and this is due to community background I come from where girls are looked down upon ..they’re not giving more opportunities as boys ranging from education to social life..I come from mt Elgon in Kenya ..sabaot community.. kindly assist

  2. Good day! am a Ghanian who has applied for a scholarship from Zawadi for about 2months now,but have still not heard anything yet. Would like to know what’s going on…thanks

  3. Good day!am a Ghanian who has applied for a scholarship from Zawadi for about 2 months now,but have not heard anything from them.I would like to know what’s going on or how far with my proposal… thanks

  4. I’m Lydia Awiti.I highly appreciate this uplifting of the needy young girls on the society. I sat for my KCSE in 2011,and attained a mean grade of B+. I’ve tried applying for zawadi scholarship but no response. You’ve also raised the bar, it’s either A or A minus.Currently I work as a house girl. How can you help me get my education? Thanks


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