KCSE Criteria for HELB Loan And Government Scholarships

KCSE Criteria for HELB Loan And Government Scholarships

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)  students, we at empowermentopportunities.com have published the means testing instrument that shall be used to ascertain your needy status for Government scholarship and HELB loans.

1. Previous schools attended (Kama unajua ulienda private school primary jaribu useme ilikuwa kwa slums na ni well wisher ndio alikuwa anakulipia fee). Kama ulienda public schools sema ulikuwa unafukuzwa fees every month.

2. Family size & composition (polygamous, monogamous, single parent, orphan). (Kama Baba yako ako na Bibi wengi try and exaggerate the number of your step-brothers and step-sisters.)

3. Age of parents (if your parent is below retirement age, khabusie).

4. Marginalization (Watu wa Central Kenya hapa ndio one vote one shilling ingewasaidia, also khabusie)

5. Degree course (Kama wewe ni wa BA (Baba Alinituma), utangoja watu wa Tree Planting wakule loan kwanza).

6. Parent’s Background (Kama baba yako alikuwa Ticket Officer wa Tawfiq Bus Service in the 90s, itabidi umesema yeye ni peasant farmer).

7. Those on Gov’t Cash Transfer Scheme (Even if you aren’t receiving cash for Orphans & Vulnerable Children (CT-OVC), itabidi umesema “I have applied but still waiting for my fate to be decided.”

8. Gender (Hapa boychild itabidi ametick ile box ya “I prefer not to declare.”

9. Expenditure on Education for siblings (Hapa itabidi umesema ni Cousin yako mwenye ako university ndio amekuwa akikulipia fees na ile HELB loan yake.”