Students to benefit from Nakuru bursary
14 October 2014, 23:01
Nakuru - Over of 17,059 students in Nakuru will benefit from a KES 52 million bursary released yesterday by the county government.
The fund presented by Governor Kinuthia Mbugua will benefit secondary, tertiary college and selected university students.
Governor Mbugua presented the cheques at the Nakuru County Headquarters which were disbursed through the County Assembly Bursary Committee.
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The amount was allocated from KES 110 million allocated in this year’s budget. Last year 11,000 students benefited.
Governor Mbugua encouraged parents and students, to take advantage of the bursary fund and also work extra hard in school.
He added that the Government was committed to improving access to quality education by ensuring that bright students from poor backgrounds are retained in school.
Among the beneficiaries are 14,004 in secondary school, 55 in special school, 1,069 college,1,289 in university and 642 students in driving school.
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