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Jul 15, 2014

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CfC Stanbic Bank Awards Scholarships

The exchage of the Cheque

Seven lucky students will realize their education dreams following the awarding of Full Four –Year Scholarships by CfC Stanbic Bank. This initiative that follows a well-established relationship between Strathmore University and the Bank, awarded the students 11 million in grant for their studies.

 

In its framework, the two parties’ memorandum of understanding structurally seeks to  assist more students, especially the destitute, to get access to quality education and secure internship placements as well as employment opportunities explored  by the sponsors.   

 

An occasion moderated by the Dean of Students- Mr. Paul Ochieng saw members of the academic board at Strathmore University in attendance; Dr. George Njenga-Dean Strathmore Business School, Dr. John Olukuru- Dean School of Finance and Applied Economics, together with associates from the CfC Stanbic Bank group, among them, Mr. Greg Brackenridge- Chief Executive CfC Stanbic Bank Kenya.

 

Mr. Brackenridge expressed his excitement in working with SU, attesting to the great talent he has seen come to life through the students. He advised the students on the huge opportunities available for them; enumerating the core purpose of the group to spearhead the Pan African spirit through functional banking concept, playing a crucial role in development. 

 

Similar sentiments followed suit with Dr Njenga urging benefactors to deliver quality and uphold good moral character learnt from Strathmore. He also urged the bank to look at sponsoring children in marginalized areas such as Samburu, Lodwar and Marsabit who are not able to join universities such as Strathmore due to lack of funds.

 

Mr Ochieng inspired the students to step into the world and be the next game changers, drawing his examples from Alumni John Kotieno and Davis Karambi, whom being benefactors of similar sponsorships, had made outstanding contributions in the entrepreneurial world through the concept of  community development.

 

The scholarship benefactors who comprised of six ladies and a gentleman were carefully selected for different courses at the university: There was emphasis on picking more ladies to gentlemen, an angle which the Dean of Students hopes will encourage more ladies to apply for scholarships in future.

 

The scholarships awarded were for the following courses:

•             Bachelor of Commerce

•             Bachelor of Business Information Technology

•             Bachelor of Business Science – Financial Economics

•             Bachelor of Business Science – Actuarial Science

•             Bachelor of Laws

 

We wish all the benefactors the best in their studies.

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Arifudin
Jun 13, 2016 at 06:14:44 AM
Ramadhan, in this blessed month let us meet with religious practices and social kemanusiaan practices to more generous
nyachaki
Apr 27, 2016 at 03:35:51 PM
my brother came for admission letter he did the interview but he was told this scholarship was not available for now till its advertised,what could be the best time frame to check for the advert. he had an A- of 76 points. please assist we would really like to benefit since we are facing financial difficulties in raising his school fees
Admin
Apr 4, 2016 at 03:32:55 PM
Oliver and Victor, kindly apply to the university and once you have been accepted you can apply for the scholarships. Regards,
Odhiambo Victor
Apr 4, 2016 at 02:07:05 PM
I wish to get financial aid from the bank since I have seen their care for those who can not afford the fees.I completed my form four last year 2015.I got a A- Of 78 points and would wish to get scholarship so as to persue actuarial science
Oliver Omondi
Mar 6, 2016 at 01:51:13 PM
That's a really inspiring move by CfC Stanbic Bank in partnership with Strathmore University. Personally am very glad that the opportunity is giving hope to the hopeless and making them realize their dreams and am hoping that one day I will also be lucky to be granted such an opportunity,so as to realize my dreams which had been long shattered right from the time I completed my high school in 2013 and unable to pursue further studies which I was curious to,due to financial constraints after having attained a grade B of 65 points.
ZAKIA RAMADHAN
Jun 25, 2015 at 08:45:48 AM
i would really want to do a course in BBIT.i live in mombasa doing credit job in a financial firm.i finished my fourth form in the year 2009.i have always wanted to join strathmore university but due to financial constrains i am unable to.make my dream come true!!