Orientation For The New Scholars

The orientation session for the new Dafi scholars of 2018 held at Luke hotel in Nairobi. The session was a two section one. First, orientation of the new scholars and secondly a dinner and talk session with the finalists. It was lively and interesting one where important informations were passed to the new scholars.
The new Dafikeso board were also present and gave an introduction of themselves besides stating what are objectives and expectations of the organization. The registration of the new dafikeso members were done by the scholars signing registration forms and consent letters.
The special envoy for Africa Mr. Mohamed Abdi Afey was the guest speaker for the day.


DAFIKESO Tertiary Education Scholarships (Dadaab, Kakuma and Urban)

DAFIKESO Students Organization in partnership with Windle International Kenya (WIK) invites applications for suitably qualified refugee candidates resident in Kenya for the DAFIKESO 2020 Education Scholarships.
This scholarship programme is funded, administered and implemented by DAFIKESO (DAFI Kenya Students Organization) through contributions from DAFI Scholars, Alumni and Honorary with the goal of helping refugee students to access post-secondary education. The scholarship covers all tuition fees associated with the academic course of the scholars.

1. Scholarship Academic Level of Study: Diploma

2. Requirements and Qualification:

Every Applicant MUST:

a) Be a holder of valid refugee status (Having GoK Refugee ID card and UNHCR protection document)
b) Be 26 years of age and below at the time of application
c) Have original academic documents from a recognized academic institution
d) Demonstrate financial need for education and strong contribution to the community
e) Not be benefiting from any other scholarship at the time of application
f) Not on an immediate resettlement process

Minimum KCSE (or equivalent) Academic Requirement for the courses is C (plain) and above for male applicants and C- and above for female applicants.

3. Targeted Fields of Study include;

Business Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Purchasing and Supplies Management, Public Relations Management, Archives and Records Management and Office Management.

4. How to Apply:

a) Application forms are available and can be downloaded from the button below. The forms are free of charge.

DAFIKESO 2020 Scholarship Application Form – Online

b) Applicant shall indicate up to two academic programs in order of preference.
c) Applicant shall attach copies of academic documents (certificates and transcripts) from a recognized
academic institution, GoK Refugee ID or waiting card and UNHCR protection document.

5. Application Deadline:

Applicant should submit their application through the official email of the organization, Please ensure you send your scanned documents as one pdf document on or before 16th March,2020 at exactly 4:00pm.

N/B: The scholar will solely be responsible for his/her up-keep

Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply

Dadaab Shortlist

Kakuma Shortlist

Urban Shortlist