This week, Development Pathways launched its Krystle Kabare Scholarship programme. The scholarship will award one Kenyan graduate student with disabilities a full academic scholarship to attend the University of Nairobi in September 2020.
Before her untimely passing, Krystle was working as 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, within the fields of: Public Health, Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Social Statistics or other relevant fields.
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 2020.
For more information about the scholarship and how to apply, visit the website: https://www.krystlekabarescholarship.org/
The final call for applications will be 19 June 2020.
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