The National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) sponsors Twenty five (25) Kenyan female students from needy backgrounds annually to pursue engineering courses at craft and diploma levels in an effort to reduce gender disparity in technical/engineering courses as part of its Corporate Social Investment.
Through this affirmativeaction, this program was started in 2006 and to date over 270 young Kenyan female students have benefited across
The Authority invites applications from Kenyan female form four leavers from Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) areas who wish to pursue engineering courses at craft and diploma levels. These marginal areas include: Mandera, Turkana,
The successful applicants will be sponsored for training in various Public Technical Training Institutions instarting May 2018.
Training opportunities are clustered in the following disciplines:
1. Mechanical Engineering
2. Agricultural Engineering
6. Building/civil engineering
Applicants should be willing to learn and possess an aptitude towards a technical career in addition to the following
minimum academic requirements:-
Diploma- KCSE-Minimum Mean Grade of C (Plain), with at least (C+ Plus) in physics and English
Craft- KCSE-Minimum Mean Grade of D + (Plus), with at least C- (Minus) in Mathematics D+ (plus) in Physics
Only females who meet the above requirements and are from the areas stated above may apply for sponsorship by:
1. Submitting a hand written justification of not more than three hundred (300) words indicating why they
deserve the training and the sponsorship.
2. Applicants must attach copies of academic certificates, testimonials and National Identity Card.
3. Applicants should select ANY TWO courses from the different clusters listed below.
4. Applicants should use the guidelines below
[ also available on our website: [www.nita.go.ke] and submit the
same to the
Director General, National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), P.O BOX 74494-00200, Nairobi, soas to be received on or before 8th January 2018. Late applications will not be considered.