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Government advices students to apply for the study loan scheme



Government of uganda has asked financially unstable students who have been admitted in various tertiary institutions across the country to apply for study loans for the 2021/2022 academic year.The government is to give over 1,600 study loans to Ugandan students who wish to pursue higher education in recognised Ugandan institutions, but are unable to support themselves.
This was revealed by the communication manager of the Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB), Mr Bob Nuwagira who said the exercise starts on Monday and ends in late November.
The students’ study loans cover undergraduate students with certificates and wish to upgrade to diplomas, and those of diploma but want to upgrade to bachelors.student that will be favoured are those undertaking courses mainly in sciences, technology, engineering and Math and students with disability are allowed to pursue programmers in humanities and social sciences.
The loans cover tuition fees, functional fees, research fees, and Aids and appliances of Persons with Disabilities. Beneficiaries are slated to cover their own accommodation, feedings, medical care, scholastic materials, and any other expenses required by the student outside what HESFB finances.
However it’s also recalled that over 47; students were disqualified from the loan scheme because of forging the death of their parents so the government has warned all the student planning to do so.

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    October 7, 2021 at 9:29 am

    nice thought

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