Busitema University Students Loan Scheme

Busitema University Students Loan Scheme

Busitema University Students Loan Scheme – see details below:

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Higher Education Students’ Financing Board-HESFB

The Uganda Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB) is a fund intended to provide financing to Ugandan students who have qualified for higher education in recognized institutions of higher learning but are unable to support themselves financially.

Vision

Access to higher education for all Ugandans.

Mission

To provide student loans to eligible citizens of Uganda to enable them access higher education at affordable rates and increase equitable access to higher education in the country.

Our Core Values

In pursuing these objectives, The Higher Education Students Financing Board will abide by the following core values.

HESFB Loan Coverage

In the interim, there will be cost sharing between the government and the students whereby the Higher Education Students Financing Board shall cover tuition fees, functional fees, research fees and Aids and appliances for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs).

HESFB Eligibility Criteria

The Scheme is for Ugandan students seeking to pursue higher education in an accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the National Council for Higher Education and also pursuing an accredited programme. The applicant will have been admitted to an accredited Higher Education Institution. The applicant will be required to make a written application to the higher Education Students’ Financing Board by filling in a required form and submit it within a specified time frame.

  • The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports will run an official advert in the major print media of national coverage calling eligible students to apply when the law is passed  by Parliament.
  • The Loan & Scholarship Scheme is meant for Ugandan students ONLY.
  • The Loans shall be disbursed to the Universities.
  • Loan shall cover Tuition, Research and Functional fees ONLY.
  • The Loan will attract an Interest determined by the Board and approved by the Minister.
  • The Loan will initially benefit 1,000 Students to pursue Science related programs in both Public and Private Universities (Chartered universities)
  • Different stakeholders have been consulted on this matter and these include among others( All Public Universities, All Private Chartered Universities, Solicitor General’s Office,  Local Government Administration, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Parliament and International bodies that have implemented the Students’ Loan Scheme.
HESFB Loan Amount

Initially the loan amount is put at a capping of a weighted average Unit cost of UGx. 4 Million to cater for the pedagogical component (tuition fees, re-search fees, functional fees, aids & appliances for persons with disabilities) while the non pedagogical component such as accommodation, meals, transport costs etc will be cost shared by the students.

See Also:

1 Busitema University Application Forms 2021-2022

2 Busitema University Online Application 2021-2022

3 Busitema University Direct Entry Scheme Admissions 2021-2022

4 Busitema University Diploma Entry Scheme Admissions 2021-2022

5 Busitema University Intake 2021-2022

6 Busitema University Advert 2021-2022

7 Busitema University Application Deadline 2021-2022

8 Busitema University Courses Offered 2021-2022

9 Busitema University Cut Off Points 2021-2022

10 Busitema University Admission Requirements 2021-2022

11 Busitema University Fees Structure 2021-2022

12 Busitema University Weighting System 2021-2022

13 Busitema University Students Portal

14 Busitema University Anthem

15 Busitema University Accommodation

16 Busitema University Admission List

17 Busitema University Contact Address

18 Busitema University Campuses

19 Busitema University Certificate Courses

20 Busitema University Diploma Courses

21 Busitema University Postgraduate Courses

22 Busitema University Faculties

23 Busitema University Graduation Ceremony

24 Busitema University Graduation List

25 Busitema University Academic Calendar

26 Busitema University Hostels

27 Busitema University Historical Background

28 Busitema University Jobs and Careers Vacancies

29 Busitema University Kampala Office

30 Busitema University Students Loan Scheme

31 Busitema University Medical School Admissions

32 Busitema University Main Campus

33 Busitema University Masters Courses

34 Busitema University Account Number 

35 Busitema University Special Entry Results

36 Busitema University Ranking

37 Busitema University Special Exam Shortlist

38 Busitema University DAAD Masters Scholarships

39 Busitema University DAAD Scholarships Shortlist

40 Busitema University Undergraduate Courses

41 Busitema University Vision and Mission

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