Higherlife Foundation is offering Joshua Nkomo Scholarships for students referred to as “Joshualites”. The scholarships are available to Zimbabwean citizens under the age of 21 at the time of applying. A-level scholarships are for candidates starting Lower 6th and University scholarships are for candidates entering 1st year undergraduate studies. 70% of the scholarships will be for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) studies, whilst 30% is reserved for other disciplines.

Who Qualifies for The Scholarship?

  • Academic Merit as determined by applicant performance in public examinations (mainly ZIMSEC and Cambridge)
  • For A-Level applications, a minimum of SEVEN (7) “A” grade passes is required
  • For University applications, a minimum of TEN (10) points for females and TWELVE (12) points for males is required

Where there are ties, extra criterion is applied as follows:

  • Leadership Potential as demonstrated by levels of responsibility and office bearing in the School and surrounding
  • Communities, as well as confirmed indications of Community Engagements and extra-curricular activity
  • Personal Integrity as deduced from School Reports and reports from other responsible authorities

Documentation Required

  • Academic certificates/public exam results
  • Birth Certificate
  • National ID
  • Character Reference Form (Download Here)
  • Character Reference Form to be hand delivered to any Higherlife Foundation office
  • NB: Scholarships are for Zimbabwean public institutions only

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