African Canadian Continuing Education Society (ACCES) 2022 Scholarship


The African Canadian Continuing Education Society (ACCES) is a Non-Profit Organization that has been supporting education in Kenya since 1993. The mission of ACCES is to help children and youth in Africa to obtain the skills and education needed to benefit themselves and their society. In 2022, ACCES will offer partial scholarships to young Kenyans from Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties. Eligible applicants must be needy, bright, have a record of satisfactory educational achievement, and MUST have an admission letter to or be enrolled in a public College or university accredited with Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC.) or Kenya University and

College Central Placement Service (KUCCPS). This advertisement is valid from 1st March, 2022 to the 30th of June, 2022.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must meet the following minimum criteria:

  •   Must be a Kenyan Citizen, below 30 years of age, and from Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega and Vihiga


  •   Must have a minimum KCSE grade of C Minus for college and C+ for University.
  •   For those already attending College/University and meet the above grades, must maintain a minimum

    grade B and above in academic performance.

  •   Must be either enrolled or have an admission letter to a Kenyan learning institution accredited with the

    KNEC or KUCCPS. Post-Graduate Program Students are not eligible.

  •   Students on Privately Sponsored Students’ Programmes (PSSP) in colleges and universities are not eligible

    to apply.

  •   College/University students must not be fully funded by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). For those

    under the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) Program, only the college/ university undergraduates with a HELB loan of KShs.40,000 and below and demonstrating further financial need may be considered. ACCES Staff will verify the amount the candidate claims to have received from HELB at

  •   Must demonstrate the need for financial assistance by providing supporting documents outlining family circumstances as outlined on “ACCES 2 FORM”. Recommendation letters alone, without other supporting documents, will not be sufficient.

    Selection Procedure:

  1. Application process: ACCES will only accept applications for partial post-secondary scholarships on or

    before the 30th of June 2022. To apply, kindly fill out the “ACCES 2 FORMfound either:

    •   At all County and Sub-county government ministry offices and Administration Offices in Bungoma,

      Busia, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties.

    •   At the ACCES Office in Kakamega in Milimani Estate, off state house road
    •   Online at
    •   Or send an email to with your e-mail address for the application form to be forwarded to you.
  2. Shortlisting & Interview Process: Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for an interview. If you do not hear from us by the 30th of July, 2022 consider yourself unsuccessful.
  3. Awarding of ACCES Scholarships: Successful applicants will receive a partial college or university scholarship from ACCES from the end of July, 2022.