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Equity Wings To Fly Scholarship Application  2023 Requirements

Equity Wings To Fly Scholarship Application  2023 Requirements. The Wings to Fly scholarship program, an initiative of the Equity Group and Mastercard Foundation (MCF), was established to support secondary education for top performing children from financially challenged backgrounds. With support from other partners, the program offers access to leadership training to previously marginalized children in all counties.

The program offers comprehensive support for the scholars through provision of tuition fees, accommodation, books, uniform, shopping, pocket money and transport to and from school during their 4 years of secondary education. It has so far supported 26,304 bright but economically challenged scholars. MCF has so far committed to support 10,000 scholars through two phases of funding with the last intake joining the program in 2021.

A successful applicant for the Wings to Fly Scholarship should be:

1. Academically Promising – top 5th percentile performing student in their Sub-County in the 2022 KCPE results.

2. Orphaned or from vulnerable backgrounds (as defined below):

  • Children who have lost one or both parents and have no relative or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education – evidence in form of Death Certificates/Burial Permits/letter from your Chief should be attached.
  • Children whose parents are physically or mentally challenged and are unable to educate their children and have no relative or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education.
  • Children whose parents are living with HIV/AIDS or other chronic debilitating illnesses and are unable to educate their children and have no relative or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education – medical records should be sought.
  • Children from families affected by natural disasters such as flooding, drought, famine or civil conflict are unable to educate their children and have no relative or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education – the family’s current living conditions.
  • Children who have suffered neglect and/or abandonment and have no relative or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education.
  • Children with parents living in extreme poverty and have no relative or guardian or sponsor to provide for their secondary education.

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