Mount Kenya University Scholarships

Mount Kenya University Scholarships



Mount Kenya University in conjunction with the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) is pleased to announce the 2019/2020 DAAD scholarships for students who are interested in the following masters programs offered at Mount Kenya University. Download Full advertisement

1School of NursingMaster of Science in Nursing (Medical Surgical Nursing)*1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized university.2.Must have been practising for at least TWO years post Bachelor’s in Nursing training.3. Must possess a valid practice license from the Nursing Council  of the country of origin
2School of Public HealthMaster of Public Health (Epidemiology and Disease Control)*Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division, where applicable) in the following areas: Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Water and Civil Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Nutrition, Community health and other Biological sciences,.

 *Please note that only these programmmes/ study fields are eligible for scholarships as stated in the DAAD letter of offer.

General Requirements

  1. Applicants must be from Sub-Saharan Africa.
  2. English is the language of instruction.
  3. They must have completed a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with above average result.
  4. The last Academic degree must not be older than six (6) years.


These Master’s degree scholarships are available for a maximum of TWO (2) YEARS. The scholarships

Will initially be granted for ONE (1) YEAR and may be extended upon individual request and receipt of a

Complete application made on the provided form.

Equal Opportunities

Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Additional Documents

  1. Updated Curriculum vitae
  2. Statement on academic aspirations (maximum 500 words in portable document format ,pdf)

Application Procedure and Deadline

Applications for the above programs shall be made on the official MKU Application Form which is available from the office of the Registrar, Academic Administration or can be downloaded from the MKU website by clicking this link MKU Application Form . Duly completed application forms (and the requirements thereof) together with additional documents stated above must be emailed to  not later than Friday 8th  February 2019 at 5:00 pm EAT.For further inquiry, please contact:Dr. Samuel Karenga, Dean School of Postgraduate StudiesEmail: Tel:+254709153155/154