KCB Bank Announces Scholarship For Class Eight and Form 4 Leavers: How To Apply

The KCB Foundation in cooperation with GIZ/E4D programme is offering scholarships for vocational training for 2023. The scholarships will be offered at various partner technical training institutions across various colleges in various counties.

Improving the Employability of young people from the Construction sector in Kenya through Skills and Enterprise Development is a project offered by KCB Foundation in cooperation with GIZ E4D. The overall project objective is to increase employability and income generation for 3,500 youth in the construction sector in Kenya.

The partnership is with various vocational training institution among them ;Trident Vocational Training Centre (Mombasa), EKERUBO Gietai Technical Training Institute, Ziwa Technical Training Institute in Uasin Gishu, Bushiangala Technical Training Institute in Kakamega, Trident Vocational Training Centre (Nairobi), Mabati Technical Training Institute  from Kilifi, KCITI (Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute) from Nairobi, Keroka Technical Training Institute from Kisii, Kipkabus Technical Training Institute fro Uasin Gishu and Panesar Training Institute from Nairobi.


KCB Scholarship

The sponsorship if for individuals who wishes to train in the field of Electrical installation Plumbing & Pipework Painting Masonry Welding & Metal work.

Eligibility For the Scholarship

To qualify for the skills and enterprise development project scholarships, all applicants must fulfill the criteria below:

  1. Applicant should be a Kenyan youth
  2. Be 18-35 years old
  3. Have a National ID
  4. Have at least Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) or above.
  5. Commit to attend all training sessions in a technical training institution in their county of residence.
  6. Must fulfill the criteria and be within one of the three categories (Business Owner, Apprentice or Skiller)
  7. Must be willing to take up a National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) grade test certification.


  1. Fill out the application form as clearly and as completely as possible.
  2. Only complete applications will be considered and admission into the programme is based on a competitive selection process.
  3. Once Completed, Download the form and present it during the interview
  4. During the interview, candidates will be expected to come with completed application forms with passport size photo attached together with copies of National Identity card and certificate of their highest academic qualification.
  5. The candidates will also be expected to present originals of the above documents. Failure to produce these documents will lead to automatic disqualification.

During the application process, applicants will be given equal opportunity and shall not be discriminated on the basis of disability, gender, regional, religious and ethnic background. The interviews for the scholarship will be contacted between 26th and 27th January.

The scholarship will run between 3 to 6 months in the institutions indicated. The certification level will be NITA grade 3. You can submit your application using the link here.

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