The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation held their 2017 Scholarship Award ceremony at the JKF grounds on 1st February 2017. The ceremony was presided over by the Ministry of Education Director General of Education, Ms. Leah Rotich.


The 124 students who qualified for the JKF scholarship award were presented with a cheque worth Ksh. 28 Million. The funds will go towards catering for their school fees for 4 years in secondary school.

Mrs. Rotich urged the students to work hard in school and maintain discipline because education changes lives for the better.

She lauded JKF for its good work in provision of scholarships to bright but needy children from all over the country.


Some of the beneficiaries and guests at the event


Master Reagan Ojwang, (student at Mbita High Sch.) a 2017 JKF Scholarship Beneficiary speaking at the event.



The JKF Scholarship Programme is an educational fund set up by The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) to assist bright but needy students in public secondary schools in Kenya. Started in 1968, the Programme has to date

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