Student Loans for 2019/2020 at Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board (HELSB)

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Student Loans for 2019/2020

Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board (HELSB)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Zambians that meet the minimum requirements outlined here below to apply for undergraduate GRZ Student Loans for the 2019/2020 Academic Year at Chalimbana University

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants shou d be:

(i) Zambians with Green National Registration Cards (NRC);

(ii) School leavers admitted to Chalimbana University;

(iii) School leavers who completed Grade 12 in 2015, 2016 and 2017;

(iv) 24 years old or below by September 2019.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director

Higher Education Loans & Scholarships Board

P.O. Box 50464

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicants should submit the following:

1. To the Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board:

a) An application letter responding to the advertisement;

b) A photocopy of University Admission Letter from Chalimbana University;

c) A photocopy of Grade 12 Statement of Results or Certificate;

d) A photocopy ofthe candidate’s NRC and Parent’s/Guardian’s NRC;

e) Two (2) recent passport size photos of the candidate;

f) An application form obtainedd from the Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board, Lusaka or Kitwe offices. Rural students need not include this form but will be expected to complete one at the time of registration;

2. To the Social Welfare Office

a) A photocopy of an application letter or Student Loan Application Form;

b) A photocopy of University Admission Letter;

c) A photocopy of Grade 12 Statement of Resu Its or Certificates;

d) A photocopy of the candidate’s NRC and Parent’s/Guardian’s NRC;

e) Any other document in support of their vulnerability.

Do not leave the original documents with the Social Welfare Office. Please note 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, therefore, indicate in their application the level ofthe loan required. However, the Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board 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 the University does not necessarily guarantee the applicant a GRZ student loan. Applicants are, however, advised to submit any documents that support their vulnerability.

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

Applications by hand should be submitted to Room 23, Maxwell House Annex Building, Los Angeles Boulevard, Longacres, Lusaka or the Higher Ed ucaticn Loans and Scholarships Board offices situated at the Copperbelt University, Riverside Campus, Kitwe.

Rural and female students and students with disability are especially encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Friday 23rd August 2019

For any clarification, contact us on telephone: +260 – 211-250726,

+260957090792

+260968058811

www.helsb.gov.zm

Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board Zambia

Ireen Nayame Chirwa (Mrs.)

Chief Executive Officer

HIGHER EDUCATION LOANS AND SCHOLARSHIPS BOARD

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