Scholarships for 2018 are open for registration!
BleekerFoundation’s main objective is to reduce the alarming teenage pregnancy rate in Cameroon. We aim to achieve that through education. Nevertheless we believe it is important to give the existing teenage mothers a second chance to improve their overall standard of living and become independent and productive.
BleekerFoundation full scholarships are now open ONLY for teenage mothers in Cameroon who have demonstrated genuine interest in becoming self-reliant, thereby improving their standard of living and that of their children. The scholarship is divided in two phases.
Phase 1: Academic scholarship September 2018
BleekerFoundation offers 15 academic scholarships to teenage mothers. Admitted candidates will have the opportunity to study at the prestigious Redemption Higher Institute of Biomedical and Management Sciences (RHIBMS). RHIMBS is a legal partner of the BleekerFoundation, they are dedicated to improve the position of teenage mothers in Cameroon.
RHIBMS is a higher institution accredited by the Cameroonian ministries of Public Health, Higher Education and of Employment and Vocational Training. It is situated at Yoke-Muyuka along the Muyuka Kumba Highway just a few meters after the national Gendarmerie Brigade yoke-Muyuka. It is bounded by the following villages: South by Muyuka town, East by Camp dev and West by the Mungo River. To learn more about RHIBMS, visit www.rhicam.com
The following courses are available for teenage mothers with GCE advance level or an equivalent:
- HND in Nursing
- HND in Laboratory Science
- HND in Management science
- HND in Marketing
- HND in Accounting and Finance
- HND in Secretariat studies
The following courses are available for teenage mothers with GCE ordinary level or an equivalent:
- Nursing Assistant (N.A.)
- State enrolled nursing
- State enrolled midwifery
- Assistant lab technician
Phase 2: Vocational scholarship
10 vocational scholarship opportunities are available for teenage mothers who are willing to learn a trade and become entrepreneurs. This will be at the city of their very convenience. Within Cameroon the following trainings are available:
- Hair dressing
- Nails stylist
- Teenage mother by 18 years of age or under
- Suspended education due to teenage pregnancy
- Holder of at least first school leaving certificate
- Passed the interview
- Financially restricted
Download information and the application form
If you have any remaining questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Upon your application you will be contacted and invited for an interview in case all criteria are met. Your social and economic status will be discussed and investigated.