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Offer: Wangari Maathai Scholarship - Deadline: 31 August 2013

Applications are accepted for Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund which aims at developing action-oriented young people with strong values and commitment to the conservation of the physical and social environment in Kenya. The fund is being offered by Rockefeller Foundation, The Green Belt Movement and Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF).

A scholarship award from the fund is given each year to a young woman who has demonstrated passion and personal commitment to environmental conservation.

This individual must also demonstrate their ability to successfully mobilize people and provide leadership in environmental advocacy.

Eligibility & Criteria:
1) A young woman of between the ages of 18 – 25 years;
2) Kenyan citizens currently residing in Kenya;
3) The scholarship is limited to applicants who have enrolled in a Kenyan tertiary institution;
4) Ability to demonstrate the environmental conservation project(s) they have started or have been involved in and how those initiatives have impacted people in their community, in ways that have improved environmental health and sustainability, and the fund’s goals of achieving a greener, cleaner and a more sustainable community.

How to Apply
Detailed application guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from the following websites:

Completed APPLICATION FORMS can be submitted by email to
Printed copies may be submitted to
KCDF Offices
4th Floor, MorningSide Officer Park, Adams Arcade
Ngong Road
to be received on or before 5.00pm, 31st August 2013.

Applicants must cross check with the checklist that all the required attachments are included; otherwise incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

For more on the fund, kindly contact:
The Coordinator
The Wangari Maathai Scholarships Fund
P.O Box 10501-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: 5.00pm, 31st August 2013



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uniombeye nifike nairobi ili tusome
madame akonkwa


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Deadline: 5.00pm, 31st August 2013

Deadline is past, for this call.

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