Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Postgraduate Funding – 2021/2022

Application for the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Funding For Postgraduate Student in Kenya – 2021/2022 Entry is now open at the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

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The Gandhi Smarak Nidhi fund (GSNF) will offer a limited number of partial scholarships tenable at the University of Nairobi, for Masters Programmes during the 2021/2022 academic year. The funded education is available to support all those high standard achievement candidates who are pursuing a postgraduate course.

The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established under the Universities Act 2012 of the laws of Kenya and the University of Nairobi Charter, is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region.

The only institution of higher learning in Kenya for a long time, the University of Nairobi responded to the national, regional and Africa’s high level manpower training needs by developing and evolving strong, diversified academic programmes and specializations in basic sciences, applied sciences, technology, humanities, social sciences and the arts.

The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.


Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have attained at least an Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent at Bachelors Level and must upload onto the application portal a letter of offer for postgraduate studies at the University of Nairobi for a Masters programme (not PhD).


Interested candidates are invited to apply/re-apply for the scholarship through our online application portal ( from Monday August 2, 2021. A non-refundable application fee of Kenya Shillings Two Thousand Only (KShs. 2,000.00) will be charged to be paid through MPESA services.

The MPESA payment details are: –

  • ACCOUNT NUMBER*: This will be generated by the system for every applicant

Deadline for application is Friday, September 10, 2021. Please pay only when the application system prompts you to pay and allocates you an account number for your payment to be valid

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