Universities Fund – UF Portal

Universities Fund – UF Portal

Discover the Universities Fund – UF Portal and learn how to apply for government scholarships, loans, and bursaries in Kenya. To get financial aid for your University and TVET education, here‘s what to do.

We understand the financial challenges that can come with pursuing higher education. That’s why we outline this procedure for students to apply for government scholarships, loans, and bursaries to help finance their studies in Kenya.

Universities Funding Online Application Documents

To apply for government applicants must upload the following documents.

  • A valid email address.
  • Valid telephone number (must be registered in your name to apply for a loan).
  • KCPE and KCSE index numbers and year of examination.
  • Passport-size photo.
  • Copy of your National ID for loan application (students without a national ID can apply for Government scholarships).
  • College/University admission letter.
  • Your birth certificate.
  • Your parent/guardian registered telephone number.
  • Your parent/guardian’s national ID number.
  • Death certificate if any of your parents is deceased.
  • Two guarantors’ ID numbers and registered telephone numbers (for loan application).
  • Copy of the sponsorship letter if you were sponsored in secondary school

How to Apply for Government Scholarship in Kenya

You can apply for government scholarships, loans, and bursaries through any of the following websites:

How to Apply for the Universities Fund Model

Students who need financial aid must submit a formal application through the Higher Education Fund – HEF Online Portal.

  1. Access the HEF Portal
  2. Register for an account
  3. Login with your credential
  4. Fill profile and upload these documents
  5. Tick box to apply for scholarship/loan/both
  6. Wait for the SMS payment notification

Wait for the Award within 30 days (you can download the Award Letter)

  1. Submit your application

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