Delano King Foundation Orphans Scholarship Fund 2020

Application Deadline: 12:00 GMT Sunday 16th December 2020

The Delano King Foundation Africa Orphans Initiative began in 2018. Its mission is to fully fund scholarships to individuals orphaned by violence, epidemic or natural death to fulfill their educational goals of attending and graduating from Primary and Secondary school. The scholarship will cover; tuition fees, uniforms, and educational supplies. All Delano King Foundation scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need, and funding levels are determined based on the cost of attendance and other resources. Scholarship recipients, as well as non-recipients, will be notified via email. Notification will be sent to the email provided in the application.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

The Delano King Foundation provides spiritual, educational, and emotional support to orphaned students in Liberia. Since its inception, the organization has focused on meeting the physical and spiritual needs of orphans, disable, abandon and the vulnerable populations of Liberia.

We aims to empower outstanding orphans through elementary and secondary education each year. Orphans are amongst the poorest and vulnerable individuals in the communities and the scholarship will help to make them integrate into community development and leadership.

The scholarship scouts orphaned or bereaved students with good academic achievement and potential. The scholarship also provide the eligible students with physical and spiritual mentorship. The mentorship is to enable students to get support and assistance with their study of various subjects and to have a personal relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

ELIGIBLE NATIONALITIES:

WEST AFRICA: Liberia

SCHOLARSHIPS PACKAGE:

  • Tuition fees
  • Uniforms Payment
  • Educational Supplies (Notebook, pencil, pen etc.)
  • Monthly living stipend for food; not to exceed $100 per month

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Applicants must:

  • Have lost one or both parents;
  • Be a natural person
  • Be a Liberian citizen

HOW TO APPLY:

 OnlineEmailPost
Step 1Gather all the required documents, except for the application form.Download the application form here.Download the application form here or ask for the form from your local DKF representative.
Step 2Scan the required documents in PDF format.Print the application form and fill it out.Print the application form and fill it out.
Step 3Apply online once applications openScan the completed application form and the other required documents in either PDF format.Make photocopies of your completed application form and all other required documents
Step 4Application completeEmail your scanned documents to: admissions@delanokingfoundation.org. Use your name and country as the email title.Send all photocopies to the following address: The Delano King Foundation Orphans Scholarship Fund Processing Center P. O. Box 7041 Newark, Delaware 19714

Do not send original documents, copies only.

Step 5Application completeApplication complete

Required Documents

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of birth certificate of applicant
  • Copy of death certificate of deceased parent(s), including the deceased parent’s name, or alternative official documentation proving death of parent(s) or orphan status.
  • Working email address and telephone number
  • Copy of national ID card or passport
  • Breakdown sheet of selected school tuition and academic fees
  • Academic report cards from high school/secondary school
  • A recommendation letter from your previous principal, teacher, Pastor, Imam or Rabbi
  • Passport-style photo of yourself

SELECTION

Applications are open between September 16th – December 16th, 2019. Scholarship recipients as well as non-recipients will be notified via email. Notification will be sent to the email provided in the application between January 28th – February 28th, 2020.

HOW TO APPLY

There are three ways to apply for The Delano King Foundation Africa Orphans Initiative, although we prefer online applications or those sent by email. There is no application fee, and you must never pay anyone to apply or to apply on your behalf.

Please note that if you apply by post, all submitted documents will not be returned to you. Therefore, you must send copies of documents ONLY.

APPLICATION FORM

Download the application form by clicking here.

The application deadline is December 16, 2019

Education with purpose changes everything.

Delano King Foundation promotes educational development in Africa for orphans and less fortunate children in the form of scholarships, and by gathering educational resources and distributing them to those in need while working to provide access to educational facilities and other necessary infrastructure.

Our long term goal is to contribute to the improvement of education and,thereby, helping to eradicate poverty in Liberia, and across Africa.

Children in need of funding

Tetee Williams (Orphaned)

Age: 18
Class: 9th
Nationality: Liberian

Tetee Williams (Orphaned)

Age: 18
Class: 9th
Nationality: Liberian

Tetee Williams (Orphaned)

Age: 18
Class: 9th
Nationality: Liberian

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