Financial Aid

Financial Aid


KCA University administers a robust financial aid program for students with need-based financial aid. Like you, we believe an investment in education is an investment for the future. As such, we offer a range of undergraduate scholarships and awards in recognition of outstanding academic achievements, leadership qualities and special talents.


To qualify for the aid programs, candidates must meet all general financial aid eligibility requirements and some additional conditions as outlined for respective schemes. All programs require enrollment at KCA University. 

Work Study


The Work-Study Scheme may be offered as a component of the financial aid package to needy students. The scheme enables needy students to supplement their finances through part-time work on-campus and helps students get some work experience. 


Below are terms and conditions of the scheme:


Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time day student and must have completed at least one semester of study at the University.

Applicants must have obtained a minimum qualification of B- and above in KCSE

Eligibility for this aid is determined by the amount of financial need you have.

Applicants must demonstrate a high degree of self discipline

Applicants participation under the scheme is for only one year. Continued participation will depend on the assessed eligibility of the applicant based on fresh application for financial aid each year.

Applications into the scheme are received in the month of January through the Dean of Students office.

Chancellors Scholarship


The Chancellors is a competitive annual scholarship that will be given to outstanding students with exceptional academic results. A merit based award, the Chancellors Scholarship covers tuition fees only and is open to top ranking students of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary of Education (KCSE). 


Below are terms and conditions of the scheme:

The scholarship is only valid for KCA University undergraduate programs.

Applicants must have obtained a minimum qualification of A- and above in KCSE (With minimum of B+ in English and Mathematics) and have completed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education within the last 2 years of application.

Applicants must be between 18 to 23 years old as at the time of application.

Applicants must not have received academic sponsorship from another learning institution.

Applicants must be of Kenyan Nationality.

The scholarship applications are subject to university's invitation (mostly in the form of press advertisements) and payment of a nominal application fees.