The State Minister for Primary Education, Dr Joyce Moricu Kaducu has morning released the list of ‘Lot 2’ successful Students’ Loan Applicants for the Academic Year 2021-22.
Lot 2 includes applicants from Makerere University, Kyambogo University, Soroti University, Busitema University, Gulu University and the listed Diploma awarding Other Tertiary Institutions (OTIs)
- Makerere University
- Kyambogo University
- Soroti University
- Lira University
- Gulu University
All Listed Other Tertiary Institutions (OTIs)
- Uganda Allied Health Institutions
- Nursing and Midwifery Institutions
- National Teachers Colleges
- Agricultural and Conservation Colleges
- Technical Colleges
- Meteorological and Survey Institutions
During the event hosted at the Uganda Media Center, Dr Moriku congratulated the Beneficiaries and challenged them to work hard in their studies, remain disciplined and focused.
“Remember that you are studying on credit and this should motivate you to pursue excellence in your studies such that this loan helps you achieve your career dreams and contribute positively to society,” she said.
In his report, HESFB Executive Director Michael Wanyama said that in Lot 2, the Board received a total of 1,226 Loan applications and 198 were rejected as they were falling outside the eligibility criteria and 1,028 were processed.
Out of the processed applications, the Board is awarded financial support to 610 successful loan Applicants that include 385 (63.1 per cent) males while 225 (36.9 per cent) are females.
Wanyama noted that combining applications in Lot 1 and Lot 2, the Board received a total of 6,023 Loan applications from both Lots of applications, a total of 4,873 Applicants were appraised and found eligible for support. The remaining 1,150 applications were rejected as they were found to lie outside the eligibility criteria.
Of the processed total of 4,873 applications, 3,528 (72.4 per cent) were male applicants while 1,345 (27.6 per cent) were female applicants.
“Hon Minister, this means that this academic year 2021/22, the Higher Education Students’ Financing Board shall support a total of 1,530 students where 849 (55.5 per cent) are males while 671 (44.5 per cent) are females.”
In the 2021/22 academic year, Government allocated funds to support 1,600 Students under the Students’ Loan Scheme.
Meanwhile, you can access the list of students admitted under Lot I for other universities not listed above here.