Advantages And Disadvantages Of Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme (2024)

If you are a student looking for financial assistance, the bursary scheme could be your best bet. The scheme was developed to help students with the cost of their education in order to make it affordable for them.

If you qualify for this funding, you will receive an allowance each month and this money can be used on anything from books to food and even transport costs.

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme

Following are the benefits and cons of Funza Lushaka bursary scheme;


There are many advantages associated with the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme. First, the scheme is a contribution to the education of the poor. The bursaries are meant to help students who would otherwise be unable to achieve their academic goals due to financial constraints. Secondly, it is also a contribution to the economic development of our nation because educated people are more likely than uneducated people to make positive contributions that will enhance our economy and improve its wealth

Thirdly, it is also a contribution toward attaining social justice as well as gender equality through enhancing access for individuals who cannot afford tertiary education without assistance from this program

It is also deemed as one way of promoting peace in our society since it helps build up strong citizens who can contribute positively towards maintaining peace in our country


There are several disadvantages to the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme. For example, it is not a guaranteed form of income, education, employment, business or social mobility. It also does not guarantee you political representation.

The scheme offers some benefits to both the beneficiaries and the government. The beneficiaries of this scheme will be able to access funding for university education from any accredited institution in Kenya. This means that students will be able to study anywhere in Kenya and not just at a specific university or college.

The government on its part can help reduce unemployment by encouraging people with no formal education to enroll in tertiary institutions through this bursary scheme, as well as giving them an opportunity for a better career.

However, there are disadvantages that come with the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme too. For starters, there is limited information about this program available online due to its short existence as of yet (three years). Secondly, potential applicants have little time left before they apply since applications close on 31st May 2019 at 5:00 pm local time (Kisii County).



In conclusion, we can say that there are many advantages and disadvantages of the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme. However, the scheme has helped a lot of people get jobs and build better lives for themselves. We hope you have found this article useful

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