Our Story

Our Story

Here is our story

The Scholarship Academy Africa idea was conceptualized in 2013 by Douglas Owino following his personal education journey.

Douglas grew up from a humble background in Kenya and his main challenge was paying his tuition fees. Douglas received his first scholarship at the age of 10 years. Upon completion of primary level education in 2002, he had to negotiate for an opportunity to complete his high school education after dropping and spending 1 year out of school. He received a scholarship. His determination did not end there. He performed very well in high school national exams of 2007 and awarded United States International University scholarship in 2008.

In 2012, Douglas was recognized among top 60 British Council Global Changemakers (Belgium). The same year he won Korean Government Scholarship for his Master’s degree to study at SolBridge International School of Business (South Korea). In 2014, he was listed among top 30 Most Inspirational Young People in Africa by Youth Village (South Africa). In 2015, he was awarded Merit-Based Global Woosong Educational Foundation Scholarship (South Korea) and the same year he was awarded and inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma International Honors Society (USA). He has also been recognized in many other capacities including featuring on national television and newspapers.

Scholarship Academy Africa was officially incorporated as a private company in October 2016 and officially launched in November 2016. So far, Scholarship Academy Africa has successfully helped significant number of students to win full scholarships. In 2018, Scholarship Academy Africa started offering courses comprising of the most important lessons that any scholarship applicant should know before applying for any scholarship. This was possible through research, experience and interaction with different scholarship selection committees from different internationally recognized universities such as Harvard University (USA) and University of British Columbia (Canada), Scholarship Assessment, Lessons and Reviews are geared to help scholarship applicants submit highly competitive scholarship applications.

To date, Scholarship Academy Africa is made up of a highly experienced and qualified consultants drawn from a diverse cultural background bringing in a multicultural and international experience.

Why Choose Us?

Our Vision

To be the World’s top scholarship application preparatory training and consultancy firm.

Our Mission

To enable students win scholarships by improving their scholarship application competitiveness.

Our Service

We offer Scholarship Application Preparatory Training and Application Consultancy.

Our Key Drivers


We are your trusted experts. Our team of highly experienced and educated experts will take care of your needs.


We want you happy. Our dedicated experts will walk with you in the consultation journey to enable you win your desired scholarship.


We are impacting lives. We’re ready to support you and witness the impact of our contribution in your future.

Meet Our Consultants

Meet Our Consultants

Our Great Minds

Our consulting team is comprised of highly experienced and educated professionals who are holders of Masters and PhD degrees and have experience living and studying abroad. They are previous scholarship winners themselves and have history of helping students secure scholarships in different universities across the globe. Our team members are diverse in nationalities, academic backgrounds and international exposure, ensuring that you benefit from the best minds. When necessary, we work with Professors from different universities to ensure technical assignments are evaluated at the highest standards, especially for PhD and Post- Doctoral applicants.

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