ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (AT) PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (SEPTEMBER 2024) – The Assistive Technology (AT) Program within the kENYA Ministry of Health with support from AT Scale is pleased to announce exciting scholarship opportunities for individuals seeking to advance their careers in rehabilitation.

These scholarships are available in 5 specialized program areas offered in Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) as shown below


  • Higher Diploma in Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery
  • Higher Diploma in Audiology and Hearing Care Technology
  • Higher Diploma in Orthopedic Technology Specialization in Prosthetics/Orthotics
  • Ophthalmology Advanced Refraction and Low Vision
  • Higher Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Higher Diploma in Low Vision and Assistive Technology

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who meet the bellowing criteria will be prioritized:

  1. County Government employees within the Republic of Kenya
  2. Work experience of at least two years at a county health
  3. Registered with the respective regulatory body for the basic
  4. Secured approval and release by the county

Selection Process

Each candidate must go through the following process to be awarded a scholarship

  1. Reauthorization by the employer during the application facility (CRH or SCRH)
  2. Shortlisting and interviewing by the training institution
  3. Selection by the AT program scholarships selection committee training
  4. Admission by the training institution
  5. Release and bonding by the employer as per the public service commission guidelines
  6. Enrollment by the training institution

Scholarship package

The scholarship caters for the following during the study period: Tuition Fee and Stipend

To qualify, you will need to apply separately or the training program directly to KMTC. To be awarded a scholarship, you must get an ‘ unconditional offer for one of your course choices.

To apply for these training programs, interested applicants should visit the KMTC application portal for detailed information about the training programs.

Find the link to the institutional application portal below: KMTC application portal: KMTC PORTAL.

Please note that the scholarships are subject to the availability of funding. In case of any queries, please send an email to [email protected]

Application Deadline: Thursday 31st July, 2024


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