The 2nd call for Enterprise Academy applications - 2015

The Enterprise Academy is now recruiting 15 MKU Alumni who will undergo a rigorous three-month residential apprenticeship programme in early 2015.  The training will involve various practical aspects of entrepreneurship through interaction with leading local and international entrepreneurs.  The 10 most promising business ideas will be supported with between Kshs. 300,000 to Ksh. 800,000  as start-up capital to implement their business ideas based on the viability of their business plans and monitored for up to one year.


The Enterprise and Mentorship Academy strongly encourages the awardees to continue borrowing from Financial Institutions to further grow their enterprises.

The three-month business apprenticeship programme will start from May 1, 2015 through to July 23, 2015.


The applicant for the above fund MUST:

    1. Be a Mount Kenya University Alumnus
    2. Be available for a continuous three-month residential apprenticeship
    3. Have a viable business idea
    4. Committed to creating further job opportunities in their enterprises.


All applications MUST be received by close of business, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. For application and further information, please visit
Only online applications will be accepted.


Further enquiries can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Mount Kenya University ascribes to supporting enterprise growth in Kenya and the region.For more information contact the office of the Director, Research and Development:


Mount Kenya University,
P.O. Box 342-01000 THIKA,
Tel. 020-2088310, 020-2338146/8
Cell: 0720-790796, 0718079816

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