2023 A-level Scholarship Programme

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The applications for the 2023 Intake of the
Makomborero A-Level Scholarships has now closed for this year.

The Makomborero A-Level Scholarships

Makomborero Zimbabwe seeks to identify suitable candidates capable of A-Level entrance. In 2023 we will be offering up to ten full internal scholarships to study A-levels at an excellent private school in Harare and 16 external scholarships at local A-Level schools and thus provide the chosen students with the resources to achieve their goals where they may have fallen short through financial hardship and/or not having access to well-resourced A-level facilities in their current schools. As part of the scholarship scheme the students will be expected to assist with the on-going community work in local Government schools.

Schools offering scholarships are Hellenic Academy, St George’s College and Gateway High School.

The Internal Scholarship will include:

  • Weekly accommodation, meals and mentorship
  • Examination fees
  • School uniform requirements
  • All tuition fees and stationery


The External Scholarship will include:

  • Mentorship
  • Examination fees
  • Contribution to School uniform costs
  • All tuition fees and stationery
Scholarship Eligibility
  • The scholarship scheme is designed to recruit the most able O-Level student. Potential candidates must either already have attained or be predicted a number of A grades at O-level.
  • The final selection process will be completed by January 2023 and will be before the actual O-level results have been published.
  • From time to time, the selection committee may decide to award a number of scholarships that fall outside of the strict academic requirements.
  • Makomborero welcomes any application from government school students that feel he/she can clearly demonstrate the passion and potential to achieve top grades in their chosen A-level subjects.
Selection Process
  • All applications must be received by the date stated on the application forms. (October)
  • Each application will be carefully considered and an initial shortlist drawn up. (November)
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview and scholarship testing. (December and January)
  • The final selection process will be completed before the O-level results have been published, but in some cases we may wait for the results before informing the students who have been awarded scholarships.

Please leave your completed application form either with your Head Teacher or post to Makomborero Zimbabwe, P.O. Box MP753, Mt Pleasant, Harare or drop off at Mount Pleasant Fashions (a shop at Bond Street shops in Mt Pleasant along the Chase) or email to admin@makomborero.co.zw.

The Deadline for completed applications is Friday 14th October 2022. Once we have drawn up an initial short list we will contact you if you have been selected for interview/scholarship testing. If you do not hear from us by 13th January 2023 please assume your application has been

If you are interested in applying for a Makomborero scholarship, download our brochure and application form here:

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