At least 120 students have been awarded tertiary scholarship opportunities by Base Titanium, a mining firm in Kwale County.
The firm's Community Life Skills Superintendent Juma Lumumbah said they have already started notifying the successful applicants following a thorough vetting process.
“This latest round of scholarships adds to the 1,500 students the company is supporting in both primary and secondary education. It represents a great opportunity for the successful students and we look forward to following their progress and success in the future," he said.
Mr Lumumbah noted that 100 scholarships were awarded to students taking general courses while 10 to students undertaking degree in medicine and law respectively.
He added that 10 positions have been reserved for community members coming from areas where the company is undertaking exploration activities.
"Base takes this opportunity to congratulate all successful applicants and encourage others to apply when the next intake opens, which will be advertised," he said.