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United States International University Africa (USIU-Africa) 2022 Undergraduate Scholarships for African Students

USIU-Africa offers scholarships to bright and needy students who would like to join the university, for their undergraduate studies. All scholarships except the Sports Scholarship, are advertised on the USIU-Africa website and in any of the two major Kenyan daily newspapers (The Daily Nation and The Standard) in the spring (April) of every semester. The selection/interview process takes place in July of the Summer semester and the recipients are awarded the scholarship in September of the fall semester of every year.

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About United States International UniversityAfrica (USIU-Africa)

United States International University Africa, also known as USIU Africa, is a private university in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community.The university is accredited by the Commission for Higher Education (CUE) in Kenya and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) The university campus is located in the Roysambu neighborhood, in the Kasarani suburb of Nairobi, Kenya's capital and largest city. This location lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi), by road, northeast of Nairobi's central business distr... read more


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USIU-Africa Full/Partial USIU-Africa Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of USIU-Africa Full/Partial USIU-Africa Scholarship

  • This covers the full costs of tuition, books, computer laboratory, and room and board fees in the university hostels for two applicants (female and male).
  • The Partial USIU-Africa Scholarship covers 100% tuition cost for one female and one male candidate.

Requirements for USIU-Africa Full/Partial USIU-Africa Scholarship Qualification

Eligibility Criteria for Full USIU-Africa Scholarship

  • Applications must have sat the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations not more than one year prior to the award.
  • Have attained a mean grade of B+ (Plus) or better, with at least a B plain in English and Mathematics in KCSE.
  • Successful candidates must maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and above to remain eligible.

Eligibility Criteria for Partial USIU-Africa Scholarship

  • Applicants must have sat the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (KCSE) not more than one year prior to the award.
  • Have attained a mean grade of B (plain) or better, with at least a B- in English and Mathematics in KCSE.
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and above to remain eligible.

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Documents Required for Application

  • An application letter
  • Copies of the relevant certificates certified by the Principal or Head Teacher
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • A recommendation letter from the Principal or Head Teacher of High School Attended
  • An essay detailing your background information and degree you wish to pursue
  • Reasons why you deserve the scholarship


Application Deadline

August 12, 2022

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USIU-Africa DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS


Aim and Benefits of USIU-Africa DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

  • There are two (2) tuition only scholarships for the under-represented and under-privileged bright students from Arid and Semi-Arid (ASAL) regions of Kenya, and one (1) similar scholarship for applicants from informal settlements in the neighborhood of USIU-Africa.
  • These are two (2) full tuition Scholarships for qualified applicants who must use orthopedic appliances for movement. The Scholarships are based on academic merit and cover full tuition costs

Requirements for USIU-Africa DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS Qualification

Eligibility Criteria for for Under-represented Communities

  • Applicants must have attained a KCSE score of B- (minus) or better.
  • Be from the ASAL regions
  • Or informal settlements in the USIU-Africa neighborhood.
  • Correctly complete all relevant financial aid and admission application and selection procedures.
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 and above to remain eligible.

Eligibility Criteria for the Physically Challenged

  • Applicants must have attained a KCSE score of C+ (Plus) or better.
  • Correctly complete all relevant Financial Aid and Admission application and selection procedures.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to remain eligible.

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Documents Required for Application

  • An application letter
  • Copies of the relevant certificates certified by the Principal or Head Teacher
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • A recommendation letter from the Principal or Head Teacher of High School Attended
  • An essay detailing your background information and degree you wish to pursue
  • Reasons why you deserve the scholarship


Application Deadline

August 12, 2022

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USIU-Africa Sports Scholarships


Aim and Benefits of USIU-Africa Sports Scholarships

Sports Scholarship for Freshmen

This is a 40% tuition-only scholarship for students in sports disciplines that are relevant to the needs of the university’s sports programs. This are advertised in high schools, relevant sports events and sports organizations during the summer (May) semester, and processed at the end of the summer semester, then awarded in the fall (September) semester. Preference is given to students with national-level certificates.

The scholarship is awarded to successful applicants upon admission and is renewable subject to the students fulfilling all the necessary requirements.

Sports Scholarships for Continuing Students

This is a 25% tuition-only sports scholarship for continuing students who are not on the Sports Scholarship for freshmen.


Requirements for USIU-Africa Sports Scholarships Qualification

  • Applicants must meet all other Financial Aid application procedures and requirements.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Must also maintain a GPA of 2.0, and be registered for a minimum of 9 and a maximum of 12 units to remain eligible.
  • Be a member of a university sports team.
  • Be recommended by the relevant team patron and the Sports Activities Coordinator.
  • Participate in all team sport engagements.

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Documents Required for Application

  • An application letter
  • Copies of the relevant certificates certified by the Principal or Head Teacher
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • A recommendation letter from the Principal or Head Teacher of High School Attended
  • An essay detailing your background information and degree you wish to pursue
  • Reasons why you deserve the scholarship


Application Deadline

August 12, 2022

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USIU-Africa Criminal Justice Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of USIU-Africa Criminal Justice Scholarship

  • USIU-Africa is committed to supporting the government realize its academic goals by providing 5 partial academic scholarships that cover 50% of tuition-cost to Kenyan civil servants seeking to pursue a USIU-Africa Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Studies program.

Requirements for USIU-Africa Criminal Justice Scholarship Qualification

  • Applications must be accompanied by a scholarship application form, a KCSE (O-Level ) Certificate, copies of other relevant certificates, an essay detailing the reasons why they deserve the scholarship and finally a recommendation letter from the employer (immediate supervisor or department head)

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Documents Required for Application

  • An application letter
  • Copies of the relevant certificates certified by the Principal or Head Teacher
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • A recommendation letter from the Principal or Head Teacher of High School Attended
  • An essay detailing your background information and degree you wish to pursue
  • Reasons why you deserve the scholarship


Application Deadline

August 12, 2022


How to Apply

For more details,visit USIU-Africa website


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