Lumumba scholars is a scholarship program that assists university students in the Democratic Republic of Congo with their tuition fees. The Lumumba Scholars program provides annual scholarships for university students each school year from September to July. Students at all levels of the university are eligible to receive the scholarship.
Scholarship beneficiaries are required to work with Congo Love in their local communities to carry out public service and conduct community education. In addition, the Lumumba scholars learn about the ideas and teachings of Patrice Emery Lumumba and transmit them to fellow students and members of local communities through study groups and community forums.
The Scholarship program was launched on April 2017. Students are exposed educational leading experts on the life and times of Patrice Lumumba. Students receive training focused on leadership skills that will intern transfer into community building skills. Local Communities learn about the legacy of Patrice Lumumba and the responsibility of each generation to fulfill their responsibility to build an independent and self-determined Congo and Africa.