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National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Kenya Female Engineering Sponsorship Programme 2022

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Kenya Female Engineering Sponsorship Programme 2022

When is the Application Deadline:

11th March 2022

Tell Me About National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Kenya Female Engineering Sponsorship Programme:

The National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) sponsors Twenty five (25) Kenyan female students from needy backgrounds annually to pursue engineering courses at craft and diploma levels in an effort to reduce gender disparity in technical/engineering courses as part of its Corporate Social Investment. Through this affirmative action, this program was started in 2006 and to date over 270 young Kenyan female students have benefited across. 

Which Fields are Eligible?

The NITA Kenya Female Engineering Sponsorship Programme 2022 Training opportunities are clustered in the following disciplines:

1. Mechanical Engineering
2. Agricultural Engineering
3. Electrical/Electronics
4. Automotive
5. Surveying
6. Building/civil engineering

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Training

Who can apply for National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Kenya Female Engineering Sponsorship Programme?

The Authority invites applications from Kenyan female form four leavers from Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) areas who wish to pursue engineering courses at craft and diploma levels. These marginal areas include: Mandera, Turkana,Lamu, Wajir, West Pokot, Kwale, Ijara, Tana River, Garissa, Isiolo, Marsabit, Samburu, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Suba, Kajiado, Kilifi, Taita Taveta, Teso, Mt. Elgon, Kitui, Mwingi, Tharaka, Mbeere, Transmara, Makueni, Kuria and Marigat. 

Applicants should be willing to learn and possess an aptitude towards a technical career in addition to the following minimum academic requirements:-
Diploma- KCSE-Minimum Mean Grade of C (Plain), with at least (C+ Plus) in physics and English
Craft- KCSE-Minimum Mean Grade of D + (Plus), with at least C- (Minus) in Mathematics D+ (plus) in Physics and English.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Kenya

Where will Award be Taken?

Kenya

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

350

What is the Benefit of National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Kenya Female Engineering Sponsorship Programme?

The successful applicants will be sponsored for training in various Public Technical Training Institutions in starting May 2022. 

How to Apply for National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Kenya Female Engineering Sponsorship Programme:

Only females who meet the above requirements and are from the areas stated above may apply for sponsorship by:

1. Submitting a hand written justification of not more than three hundred (300) words indicating why they deserve the training and the sponsorship.
2. Applicants must attach copies of academic certificates, testimonials and National Identity Card.
3. Applicants should select ANY TWO courses from the different clusters listed below.
4. Applicants should use the guidelines below [ also available on our website: [www.nita.go.ke] and submit the same to the Director General, National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), P.O BOX 74494-00200, Nairobi, so as to be received on or before 11th March 2022. Late applications will not be considered.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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