What is KBCC Educational Foundation ?

The KBCC Educational Foundation is a project initiated by the Church Council of the Korle-Bu Community Chapel and adopted by the AGM in December 2011 to provide funding and other educational related activities for "Needy but academically good students". The Foundation shall also provide Guidance and Counselling services for beneficiaries and other interested persons in the church.

 

Our aims and objectives

Support

To make regular funds available to assist good but needy students.

Coverage

To streamline the disbursement of funds to enable as many students as are considered qualified to access funds to further their education.

Sustainability

To ensure sustainability of the Foundation through regular fundraising activities.

Guidance and Counselling

To provide career guidance and counseling for the youth and any interested adults.

 

Limitations of the Scheme

  • The Scheme shall be limited to post-basic education.
  • Second cycle level ie vocational and Technical Institutes, Senior High School.
  • Tertiary level, ie Polytechnics, collages of Education, Universities, up to undergraduate level.
  • Special consideration could be made for good but needy children whose parents suffer some mishap eg. death of one parent, loss of job etc.
  • Applicants from private institutions are not eligible
  • Financial assistance shall be at rates obtainable in government institutions at the two levels & for one child per family
 

Eligibility and Beneficiary Definition

JHS

Maximum score of Fifteen (15) for J.H.S in BECE.

SHS

Maximum score of Twenty (20) for S.H.S in WASSSCE.

Consistency

A continuing student with consistent performance of 65% or more in classroom work/examinations.

Tertiary

A maximum grade point average of 55% or 2nd Lower range.

Church Membership

A person shall be considered eligible if the one has been a regular church member (not visitor) for not less than twenty-four(24 months.

Parents/Guardians

Parents / guardians should have proven financial difficulty in providing the educational necessities of the child/ward

 

DURATION OF AWARD

This shall be for the full duration of the course, but will be subject to annual review.