Download HESLB Guidelines and Criteria for Loan 2023
GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA FOR ISSUANCE OF STUDENTS’ LOANS AND GRANTS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
These Guidelines apply to students who wish to apply for higher education loans to facilitate their undergraduate studies in local higher education institutions in academic year 2023-2024. In order to allow students to apply, the application window for Academic Year 2023/2024 will be open from 15 th July, 2023 through 15th October, 2023.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO ALL LOAN APPLICANTS
All loan applicants for Academic Year 2023/2024 are required to observe the
(i) Read and follow application procedures stated in these Guidelines;
(ii) Ensure that the Form Four Index Number provided when applying for loan matches with the one used in your application for admission to University or College;
(iii) Applicants who sat for Form Four Examination more than once are required to list all Form Four Index Numbers;
(iv) All documents submitted to support application should be certified by relevant authorities as specified in these Guidelines;
(v) Ensure that all birth/death certificates are certified by the Registration, Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA), or Zanzibar Civil Status Registration Agency (ZCSRA) to ascertain their validity;
(vi) Applicants born abroad should obtain a letter from RITA or ZCSRA to validate birth information. For applicants whose parent(s) died abroad should also obtain a letter from RITA to validate information provided;
(vii) Ensure that loan application form is dully filled and signed before submission;
(viii) Ensure that bank account details are properly filled in the application form. It
should be noted that, if successful, the supplied bank details will be used to process payment, and therefore, they may not be changed without prior notice to HESLB;
(ix) Applicants should provide a registered and reachable mobile phone number.
The provided mobile phone number will be used to inform the applicant on the loan application progress; and
(x) All applicants must strictly observe the set application deadline.