Lamu assembly to review unfair scholarship policy

Needy but bright students locked out from programme as those from well-off families benefit.

In Summary
  • The programme denies bursaries and scholarships to candidates who were not born in Lamu despite sitting their exams in the county.
  • It also locks out children born in Lamu but schooled outside counties.

An unfair policy in the Lamu county bursary and scholarship programme has prompted a public outcry.

The programme has been locking out needy but bright students. It denies bursaries and ...

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