HESFB Online Application – Latest Global Opportunities
HESFB online application
The Higher Education Student Funding Commission (HESFB) was established by the Higher Education Student Funding Act No. 2 of 2014 as a body corporate to provide loans and scholarships to students wishing to pursue higher education in Uganda. Under the Student Loan Scheme, HESFB provides education loans to Ugandan students who wish to pursue higher education but are financially constrained.
The objectives of the student finance program are: – (1) to increase equitable access to higher education in Uganda; (2) to support highly qualified students who cannot afford higher education; (3) ensuring regional balance in higher education services in Uganda; (4) create working capital.
The Call for Student Loan Applications has received funding from the Government of Uganda to provide study loans to Ugandan students who gain admission to higher education institutions in Uganda but are unable to support themselves financially .
The Council therefore invites applications for student loans under the Student Loans Program
of eligible Ugandan students who have been admitted under the listed undergraduate program
Diploma and License Programs for the 2021/22 Academic Year at Public Universities,
Accredited private universities and other higher education institutions listed. Coverage of student loans.
1. The student loan covers tuition and operating costs. The loan will also cover aids and devices for people with disabilities, while research funds can be covered as the budget allows.
2. Student loans are strictly granted to students entering higher education institutions in the first year or to students in their final year of studies.
How to register
1. The loan application process is online only and is available on our website http://www.hesfb.go.ug.
2. Applicant who may face difficulties in the application process can seek assistance by calling 0392174999 or 0414255300 or can visit our Application Support Centers located at; Muni University, Gulu University, Uganda Technical College Lira, Soroti University, Islamic University in Uganda – Mbale, Kyambogo University, Ndejje University – Kampala Campus,