Joshua Nkomo Scholarship

The Joshua Nkomo Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship programme that focuses on identifying young Zimbabwean talent through a rigorous selection process and creating the opportunity for them to get the best and most relevant education at world-class local and overseas tertiary learning institutions. The scholarships are available to Zimbabwean citizens who are under the age of 21 at the time of applying.

Who should apply for the Scholarship?

A student with 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 and 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; Community Engagement, 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

A student will need to submit Academic certificates/public exam results, Birth Certificate, National ID and a Character Reference Form (Download Here).

NB. Character Reference Form to be sent to Higherlife Foundation office by a registered mail Suite 5, Westgate House East, David Frost Way, Westgate Complex, Harare