Academic sponsorships

Babaroa Award

The Babaroa Trust Fund which was established by an eminent Japanese Engineering Scholar Prof. Hiroji Nakagawa is an annual event recognizing and rewarding top performing students in each department from the Faculties of Agriculture, Engineering, Science, Institute of Computer Science and Information Technology (ICSIT) and School of Architecture and Building Sciences (SABS).

The award includes a certificate, a trophy and a cash prize of Kshs. 10 000 each.

The award has so far benefitted approximately 436 students with a cash award amounting to approximately Kshs. 37.7 million.

The Trust’s main focus is to promote academic excellence at the University through an annual token of appreciation to outstanding students.

Vice Chancellor Award

The award was established in the 2001/2002 academic year due to the tremendous expansion of the University that has since seen the establishment of programs. The aim is to cater for the segment of students in these new programs and despite the increasing number of students every year springing from the introduction of new programs. The University Council has continued to the scheme through savings accruing from various revenue sources.

The award includes a certificate, a trophy and a cash prize of Kshs. 10 000 each

The award has so far benefitted approximately 254 students with cash awards amounting to approximately Kshs. 2.54 million.

BASCO Products Kenya Award

The BASCO Products Kenya Ltd. commits a totals of Kshs. 140 000 annually to be given to the best three final year students in the departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management and Civil Engineering

PAA Award

“PAA” is an achievement award that seeks to generate funds to honour outstanding students at JKUAT. The award was founded by Mr. Boniface M. Kiula in 2004. The award derives its name from paa, a Kiswahili word for fly or apex which implies achievement. The Award programme seeks to stir the students’ community to rise from the ordinary to be vibrant and innovative within and outside the University.

Rattansi Educational Trust Fund Award

The Trust commits funds annually to support needy, government sponsored students by disbursing a total of Kshs. 600 000, that benefit an average of 400 students every year. The Trust also awards several individual needy students.

Joe B. Wanjui Educational Trust Award

The Trust encourages needy outstanding female students studying science in the University by awarding them with a cash prize of Kshs. 20 000 each.