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University Funding Opportunities for the 2023 KCSE Cohort


The Ministry of Education announced that the Higher Education Funding portal will open on June 15, allowing 2023 KCSE students to apply for financial aid before university admissions in September. This follows a directive from Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu to the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and the Universities Fund (UF) to make the portal accessible to eligible students. For more information, you can refer to the official statement HERE

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The Open University of Kenya (OUK) is a virtual learning institution deeply committed to advancing education and driving socio-economic growth within Kenya and beyond. Access to higher education has remained a major challenge in Kenya and this has disadvantaged citizens who seek to improve their knowledge, upscale skills and for posterity. Experts have noted that increasing the number of educational institutions so as to match the rate of population growth is an extremely difficult if not impossible solution especially when financial and other resource constraints are considered. Open and Distance Learning approaches, coupled with innovative ICT solutions, have proofed viable alternatives to providing excellent education to millions of people located wherever and whenever by different life circumstances.