Germany awards 300 scholarships to survivors of the Garissa attack

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300 students of the Garissa University College who survived a deadly attack at the learning institutin on 2nd April 2015 will be awarded scholarships by Germany through DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). The scholarship programme will run for one year and it will cover tuition fees, a monthly allowance and accommodation costs. DAAD will also cover expenses for medical and counselling services for selected cases.

Students of Garissa University College have been continuing their studies at Moi University since May 2015.

The beneficiaries of the scholarship programme were jointly selected by the DAAD, Moi University and the Commission for University Education (CUE) based on a needs assessment. During the scholarship period, the scholarship holders will be assisted by DAAD Alumni from the Kenya DAAD Scholars’ Association (KDSA).

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