Kenya Airlift Program Eligibility
So, what are you supposed to have, or do for you to start this journey to studying Masters in the US?
- Have at least a B plain in KCSE (Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education) with a minimum of B plain in Mathematics.
- Have at least a second class upper division or 3.0 GPA for a lower class division for your undergraduate degree – this is a must-have for you to join this scholarship for non US citizens program.
- Pass the GMAT or GRE exams. I know these exams are not very simple and most students fail the first time. However, thanks to the Kenya Airlift Program which gives you two chances of trying these exams. They require you to score at least 550 on GMAT or 310 on GRE.
- Choose one of the four packages available: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. You’re to deposit $1,000, $2,000, $3,000, or $5,000. You can pay your chosen amount in four equal installments. Assuming you chose the Bronze package where you pay $1,000, you will pay $250 in four equal installments.
- Now, this is the money that they will use to acquire an international student loan for you that you will use to relocate to the US, catering to your needs and expenses, pay for the GMAT/GRE exams, and pay for a US students Visa, and other facilitating fees in this scholarship for non US citizens program.
- Your loan amount will be $4,500, $5,500, $7,000, and $10,000 for the deposit of $1,000, $2,000, $3,000, and $5,000 respectively. So, choose the amount that fully meets your need and make the corresponding deposit. NOTE: Once you enroll in any package in this scholarship for non US citizens, you cannot change.
- Pay a non-refundable Airlift SACCO Registration fee of $30.
- Not being a debt defaulter.
This program will charge you a 1% interest rate per month on a reducing balance for the student loan they give you. You are required to start paying your loan after 24 months or 2 years of being in the US.
Now let’s look at the various universities that you will join in case you qualify for this scholarship for non US citizens from Kenya Airlift.