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Scholarship application window for person with disabilities now open

09/06/2023

This week, Development Pathways launches its fourth Krystle Kabare Scholarship application processThe scholarship will award one Kenyan graduate student with disabilities a full academic scholarship to attend the University of Nairobi in September 2023. 

Before her untimely passing, Krystle was a Social Policy Specialist at Development Pathways in Kenya. She was passionate about improving the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and had a strong interest in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities. 

As a celebration of Krystle’s life, Development Pathways is awarding a scholarship to a prospective Master’s degree student in Public Health, Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Social Statistics or relevant field. Previous years’ awardees, Marion, Dennis and Peter have studied a range of subjects through the scholarship.

The successful scholarship recipient will also be granted the opportunity to intern at the Development Pathways Kenya office, and to supplement their learning by contributing to social policy initiatives in Kenya during the duration of their programme.

To be considered for the Krystle Kabare Scholarship, the student must: 

  • Be a Kenyan citizen living with a disability 
  • Have already attained an undergraduate Upper Second-Class Honours degree or above 
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English
  • Have an acceptance letter to a Master’s programme at the University of Nairobi for September 2023. 

For more information about the scholarship and how to apply, visit the website: https://www.krystlekabarescholarship.org/ 

The final deadline for applications is 4 August.