PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress
Application for 2012 participation in a leadership program
PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress is a leadership program and is now accepting applications from highly qualified undergraduate students with financial need commencing studies in October 2012.
The goals of the PATHWAYS program are to
1) develop the student’s leadership ability through supporting their efforts to improve their community,
2) facilitate the education and encourage career development of individuals who are highly qualified academically, motivated, and dedicated to improving their country,
3) provide mentoring to establish the future leader in his/her career and to assure the successful implementation of the community project and
4) foster lifelong civic-minded collaborations among youth from different ethnicities.
Along with participation in this program is the availability fee assistance to those accepted to the University of Nairobi or Kenyatta University (only for students under the regular/module I programme)
- KCSE overall grade average of B+ or higher.
- Financial need.
- Strong interpersonal and educational skills.
- Written project proposal (Rationale, Background, Objectives, Methods, Anticipated Problems and Solutions, Implications), written in collaboration with a community group, that can be made sustainable during the 4 years of university education. The proposal may focus on any area (e.g. economic development, infrastructure, food production, conservation), but it must in some direct way seek to improve the country and its people. Include letter of support from the community group.
- Three letters of recommendation from secondary school teachers/education professionals (or equivalent) familiar with the student’s abilities (attach).
- Copies of KCPE/KCSE official results certificate and recent school reports (attach).
- Copies of acceptance letters from UoN/KU or completed application form (attach).
- Estimated university expenses and a cost share plan .
- Recent photo of student (will not be returned).
Note: Preference will be given to students from disadvantaged groups such as AIDS orphans and girls.
Finalists will be asked to appear for an interview. Please be mindful that this is a leadership program not a scholarship only.
Those selected will be expected to obtain good grades, work on their community projects, and contribute to the successful running of the PATHWAYS program while in university and throughout their lives.
Success in meeting these expectations will be required for continuation in the program.
Download the application form on our website: http://www.pathwayslp.org.
Deadline is on 20th August 2012.
For further information call, 0731805329.