108 scholarships up for grabs in Mathlete contest

Brookside General Manager, Marketing, Christine Maina and Strathmore University's DVC Izael Da Silva present a scroll to Fredrick Oraro, a teacher at Bunyore Girls High School, during the Brookside Mathlete launch. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]

More than 100,000 students will compete for Strathmore University scholarships in 25 national circuits across the country.

The scholarships will be awarded through the 2019 Brookside Mathlete contest.

Students will showcase their prowess in different academic fields such as Maths, Physics among others.

This is after sponsors, Brookside Dairy, announced that following the increase in the number of national circuits to 25 up from 15 last year, 108 out of the 100,000 students, who excel, will earn the scholarships.

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Two Form Four contestants, a boy and a girl, who stand out in any national circuit, will also get Strathmore University diploma scholarships.

Students from all parts of the country are urged take part in the contest.

“Since the first edition of Brookside Mathlete contest in 2003, our main objective has been to break the walls of fear of Mathematics and others subjects,” said Brookside Dairy General Manager, Marketing, Christine Maina.

“We seek to help students achieve academic excellence.”

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