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The 3G Direct Pay’s Scholarship for Business Students

October 10, 2014

The 3G Direct Pay’s Scholarship for Business Students

October 10, 2014

Direct Pay Online is a market leader in online and mobile payments service platforms in East Africa. Since 2006,Direct Pay Online has been providing online payment solution services to hundreds of travel related businesses in East and Southern Africa, focusing on Zanzibar, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Direct Pay Online constantly thrives to introduce technological innovations, pushing forward local industry standards and regularly breaking ground in terms of service quality and online fraud management. Currently Direct Pay Online is the leading provider in East Africa of cross border mobile payments and our payments system is unrivaled in technology, usability and security.

Since inception, we have been active on the online entrepreneurship front especially in the East Africa region, walking hand in hand with the web tech advances. We would like to extend our support of the entrepreneurial spirit in the region by offering the next generation of entrepreneurs financial aid to further their university studies.

The scholarship offered by Direct Pay Online will be for an amount of $1000 annually and is intended for 2nd & 3rd year Bachelor and Masters degree students majoring in business related subjects.

The scholarship will be disbursed in January of every year and any recipient can further apply for consideration in the next academic year.

In the 3G Direct Pay Scholarship Application students must include the following:

  1. Presentation of grades
  2. Confirmation of being 2nd or 3rd year students or Post graduate student
  3. Letter of recommendation from the Dean
  4. A personal letter describing an entrepreneurship idea / innovation which does not exist in East Africa. Describe a potential business plan addressing question such as who is the target market, best marketing strategy and how would you grow the business.


Eran Feinstein is the founder of Direct Pay Online , a global e-commerce and online payments solutions for the travel and related industries. With over 14 years of leading technology, sales, marketing and operation teams Eran is an authority in the East African e-commerce and payments arena. He’s also an avid marathon runner.

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