A total of 120 students have benefited from the recent fully sponsored Base titanium scholarship.
The 120 will be notified on how the program will be executed after sailing through a rigorous vetting process which was undertaken by Base titanium and community representative officials.
Base titanium community life skill Superintendent Juma Lumumba said that the 120 add to the already 1, 500 students supported by the company in both primary and secondary schools in Kwale County.
Lumumba said that among the beneficiaries are 100 for general coursers and degrees from Kwale County.
“Five more students will pursue degree in medicine, 5 fully sponsored for law degrees, and ten slots set aside for communities where Base titanium is undertaking exploration activities,” added Mr. Lumumba.
He said that Base titanium has been closely aligned with Kwale County Integrated Development Plan and partners with the County government to ensure development priorities are met.
Lumumba said that the scholarship program has been conducted in a transparent manner and needy students given priority.
He appealed to students to apply for more scholarship opportunities whenever they are announced.
Lumumba said that Base titanium scholarship program is geared towards helping students from less fortunate families get education.