APPLY: Mara Gates Safaris reaches out to students with 50K scholarship

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Mara Gates Safaris is offering this scholarship to students who are currently studying at a Kenyan university, college or any institution of higher learning that is duly registered with the relevant Kenyan government bodies. The scholarship was set up by the travel company after acknowledging the high cost of education in Kenya. Mara Gates stated,”we set up our scholarship program to help ease the financial burden associated with higher education learning. For this reason, we’re pleased to announce our first ever Mara Gates Scholarship program.”


To enter the competition, the student is required to do the following:-

Write an essay of 2000 words on the topic: “Discuss 7 special interest tourism products or opportunities that local tour companies can promote & attract more tourists to Kenya “(Do not include wildlife tourism or beach holidays in your essay.)
Essay to be done in Word or PDF format
After you complete your essay, upload it and send it to us through the form located on this page below.

An internal committee will decide on the best-written essay. The successful essay will be judged on the grounds of:

1.Own originality
2. Content
3. The practicality of the ideas
4. Clarity of expression and creativity

Deadline to Apply

The deadline is 10th of August 2018. Winner will be chosen and announced on 20th August 2018

1) Ksh 50,000 scholarship to cater for tuition fees.
There is NO cash payment being given to the winner. The monies will be paid to the institution’s account that the student is enrolled in installments. We will verify the winner’s details with the institution first.

Upload your essay here, for a chance to win the Mara Gates scholarship.

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