Beacon Scholarships are awarded annually, and must be renewed every year. There are two types:

Scholarship for SchoolsThe Beacon Scholarship for Schools

For secondary school candidates from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania to Beacon Partner Schools.

Up to six new scholarships are available each academic year for secondary schooling. Candidates are eligible at any age between 13 to 18 years, and must first be Nominated by their current School Head. They will then be invited to apply for a Beacon Scholarship for Schools. Finally, they must obtain admission to a Beacon Partner School and be evaluated by The Beacon Equity Trust for evidence of academic ability, leadership potential, being a 'Change-maker', and financial need.

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Scholarship for University The Beacon Scholarship for University

For undergraduate candidates from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania to UK Beacon Partner Universities .

Up to six new undergraduate Beacon Scholarships for University are offered each academic year, one to each Beacon Partner University. Candidates must be Nominated by their current School Head, and once they have an offer of admission, will be invited to apply for a Beacon Scholarship for University. They will then be evaluated by the Beacon Equity Trust for evidence of academic ability, leadership potential, being a 'Change-maker', and financial need.

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