Undergraduate GRZ Students Loans

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION

HIGHER EDUCATION LOANS AND SCHOLARSHIPS BOARD

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED ZAMBIANS THAT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED HERE BELOW TO APPLY FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS LOANS FOR THE 2018/19 ACADEMIC YEAR AT THE COPPEBELT UNIVERSITY

ELIGBILITY

Applicants should be:

  1. Zambians with Green National Registration Cards (NRC)
  2. School leavers admitted to the Copperbelt University
  3. School leavers who completed Grade 12 in 2015 and 2016
  4. 24 years old or below by November, 2018

NON-SCHOOL LEAVERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND THEREFORE SHOULD NOT APPLY




Applications should be addressed to:

The Director
Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board
Ministry of Higher Education
P.O. Box 50464
LUSAKA.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicants should submit the following:

1. To the Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board

a. An application letter responding to the advert
b. A photocopy of University Admission Letter;
c. A photocopy of Grade 12 Statement of Results;
d. A photocopy of the candidate’s NRC and Parents’/Guardian’s NRC,
e. Two (2) recent passport size photos of the candidate;
f. An application form obtained from Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board, Lusaka and
Kitwe ofices, Rural students need not include this form but will be expected to fill it in at the time of
registration.
g. Social Welfare interview slip
h. Any other documents in support of the vulnerability.

2. To Social Welfare Office

a. A copy of an application letter or Student Loan Application Form;
b. A photocopy of University Admission Letter;
c. A photocopy of Grade 12 Statement of Results
d. A photocopy of the candidate’s NRC and Parents/Guardian’s NRC;
e. Any other documents in support of the vulnerability

NOTE: Applicants are advised not to leave their original documents with the Social Welfare Office. Please note too, that the Social Welfare Office does not make applications for sponsorship on behalf of students.

The Loans are limited and scaled down according to the level of support required. Applicants should indicate in their application the level of the loan required However, the Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board (HELSB) reserves the right to determine the actual level of the loan. Loans are awarded according to the Board’s financial capacity and, therefore admission into University does not necessary guarantee the applicant a GRZ student loan.

Please note that only vulnerable Zambians need to apply for full sponsorship and are expected to attach all necessary documents in support of their vulnerability. Those applying for full sponsorship are expected to request for a Social Welfare Recommendation Report from the Social Welfare ofice in their town of residence.

The student loan is not transferable from one University to another, therefore, students wishing to apply for the loan should be clear in their applications.

Applications by hand should be submitted to Room 23 (Registry) Maxwell House Annex, Los Angeles
Boulevard, Longacres, Lusaka. OR HELSB OFFICE, COPPERBELT UNIVERSITY, KITWE.

Rural students are especially encouraged to apply.

This advert is available at the Ministry of Higher Education Website – www.mohe.gov.zm

Closing date: Tuesday 31st July, 2018.

For any clarification, contact us on telephone +260-211-250726, Lusaka.

Ireen Nayame Chirwa (Mrs.)
Acting Director

HIGHER EDUCATION LOANS AND SCHOLARSHIPS BOARD

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