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HELB Announces Postgraduate Scholarships: How to Apply

HELB Announces Ksh450k Postgraduate Scholarships: How to Apply.

The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) scholarship application window for students pursuing postgraduate programs (Masters or Ph.D.) at local public or private universities is open.

HELB announced in a statement that the scholarship award for master’s and Ph.D. students is worth Ksh200,000 and Ksh450,000, respectively.

The scholarship is valid for two years for a Masters program and three years for a Ph.D. program.

All applicants will be required to pay a non-refundable fee of Ksh3,000 on the site’s payment tab.

Part of the statement read, “Do not pay any individual to process your Postgraduate Scholarship Application.”

The application deadline has been set for August 31, 2022.


Students interested in the scholarships must have at least a Second-Class Honors, Upper Division undergraduate degree.

Furthermore, applicants pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Innovation, and Fisheries [STEM IF] will be given preference.

The applicant must have a letter of acceptance into a full-time or part-time Postgraduate university program.

How to Apply

After registering, the HELB Postgraduate Scholarship application form is available in the Student Portal.

The applicant must access, register, and fill out the Postgraduate Scholarship Application (PGSA).

Once completed, click and submit the application, then download and print the PGSA.


Proceed to have the PGSA signed and stamped by the appropriate authorities, and attach all of the required documents as outlined in the checklist.

Scan the completed PGSA and all attachments in PDF format as a single document.

Send the scanned PDF copy to the email address

HELB Announces Ksh450k Postgraduate Scholarships: How to Apply


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