M-PESA Foundation Academy | Requirements, How To Apply, and More

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M-PESA Foundation Academy | Requirements, How To Apply, and More


Are you looking for a way to apply for MPESA Foundation Academy? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about MPESA Foundation Academy, Requirements, How To Apply, and More.

M-PESA Foundation Academy is a state-of-the-art modern co-education and high school initiated by Safaricom Company. It is a mixed full boarding school that provides a world-class Kenyan education to learners to further their education after completing primary school level.

The academy targets and serves talented students possessing leadership abilities and hailing from economically humble backgrounds. Learners joining the academy in form one are offered full scholarships.

The academy is established on 100 acres, along the Thika-Mang’u Road, 6 Kilometres off- the Thika Superhighway, Kiambu County. The school provides a conducive learning environment of its kind as well as an opportunity for all learners to grow their talents.

MPESA Foundation Academy believes in providing quality education and empowering young minds. The Academy has a dedicated team of staff all of who are passionate about nurturing the students. The institution is compelled by leadership, entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation.

Applications for admissions into the Mpesa Foundation Academy are accepted from students from all the 47 counties in Kenya. The admissions cycle runs from May to November each year and consists of filling and returning an application form and

A multiple stage evaluation process, including telephone and in person interviews for selected applicants.

MPESA Foundation Academy Admission Qualifications

  • Each applicant must be in the last year of primary school, registered to sit for their KCPE exams in November.
  • Applicants must be at least 13 and not more than 15 years of age at the time they are expected to join Form 1 in January.
  • We accept applications from all 47 Counties.
  • The Academy is an inclusive learning environment and students with mobility disabilities are encouraged to apply.

MPESA Foundation Academy Admission Application Instructions

  • Please fill out the Mpesa Foundation Academy application form, as clearly and as completely as possible. Where information is absolutely not available, please mark (NOT AVAILABLE). However, remember that the more information you make available to us the better it is for us to evaluate your application. Forms from previous years WILL NOT be accepted.
  • Attach copies of the following documents, failure to which your application WILL NOT be considered;
  • Birth Certificate
  • Parent/Guardian ID
  • Parent Death Certificate, where applicable
  • Academic reports for the LAST 3 YEARS signed and stamped with the official school stamp.
  • Co-curricular activity certificates
  • Evidence of leadership
  • Payslip of Parent/Guardian if employed
  • Any other document deemed relevant
  • Write your first and last name in capital letters at the top of each page as it appears on your Birth Certificate in case the pages detach.
  • Applications should be enclosed in a sealed envelope during submission.
  • Online applications are encouraged. Ensure the application is scanned and attached as a single PDF document.
  • Please retain a copy in case it is lost in transit.
  • Note that admission into the M-PESA Foundation Academy will be based on an independent application process separate from the national Form 1 application and selections process.
  • All answers MUST be written in the spaces provided within the form and filled by the student applying for the position using his/her own handwriting and words.
  • You are NOT allowed to insert any extra pages on the form.
  • Only Complete Applications will be considered.
  • Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Any violation of the above will lead to automatic disqualification.

IMPORTANT! Currently, the MPESA Foundation Academy Application Form 2021 is not yet out online, DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately after the form is out.

How To Apply

You can get application forms in any of the following ways:

– County and Sub-County Education Offices.

– Safaricom Retail Shops

– Selected Local Churches and Mosques.

How and Where to Submit Application Forms

Drop off/Submit your applications in one of the following ways

  • Email to; admissions@mpesafoundationacademy.ac.ke
  • Post to;

M-PESA Foundation Academy

P.0 Box 7954-01000, Thika

  • Drop off at any Safaricom Retail Shop.
  • Drop off at any MPESA Foundation Academy, Mangu Rd. Thika.

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