Strathmore scholarships : I&M Bank scholarship guide

I&M Bank scholarship, one of the most well-funded Strathmore scholarships is back and has invited applications from qualified and deserving students to apply for consideration into the program.

The scholarship, funded by the I&M Bank -through its foundation- has been running for several years now and has already successfully facilitated over 20 students to complete their undergraduate studies at Strathmore university.

This group was financed to the tune of KSh32.35 million.

The Beneficiaries have already settled in various careers including banking, academia, actuarial science, audit, journalism, public relations, risk management, and even entrepreneurship.

This year, the program will be funding 15 needy students in the following courses, all at the undergraduate level.

  • Law
  • Commerce
  • Financial engineering
  • Financial economics
  • Actuarial science
  • Informatics & computer science,
  • Communication studies.

Like other Strathmore university scholarships, you must have come from a disadvantaged background to stand a chance.

In addition, you must have attained exemplary grades at the KCSE level.

A great academic track record is also advantageous when it comes to applying.

Another thing which can give you an upper hand is being active in sports and participation in community service activities.

Let’s look at the specific requirements and how to apply for this Strathmore university scholarship.



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Strathmore scholarships : Requirements to qualify for the I&M Bank scholarship

Entry requirements are as follows:

  • KCSE mean grade B+ (and above) plus a grade of A- (minimum) in both Math and English.

Who Can Apply?

Selection is made on the account of outstanding academic performance and financial need.

Which degree programmes qualify?

Among others, financing is available for those interested in the following degrees…

  • Bachelor of Law (LLB)
  • Bcom (Human Resource option)
  • Bachelor of Business Science-Finance option
  • Bachelor of Business-IT (Information Technology)

How to apply

Go to this link (click) to start the application process

Note that Strathmore University has partnered with 22 other parties to offer student financing and there are dozens of other scholarship opportunities that you can target if you’re unlucky during the I&M Bank scholarship selection process.

These include:


Scholarships in Kenya for undergraduates

Full Scholarships for Kenyan Students


CPA John Gitahi is a trainer at Kenya Online College, Kenya Institute of Information Technology and NITA and has been involved in education all his life. He is very passionate about helping young people make great career choices. He studied Commerce and ICT at the University. He is also an avid traveller.

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