The Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) was established under the Act No. 9 of 2004 and became effective in July 2005. HESLB is mandated to, among others, issue loans and or grants to needy and eligible students. Application window for Academic Year 2018/2019 will be open from May 9, 2018 through July 15, 2018.
HESLB Act and regulations provide for General Eligibility and Criteria for applicants seeking loans. NEEDY and ELIGIBLE applicants may apply for loans and/or grants to meet part, or full
costs of their education.
In addition to general eligibility, additional criteria define NEEDY applicant who should not exceed 33 years of age at the time of application, who may:-
(i) Be a poor orphan (who has lost both parents) or partial orphan (who has lost one parent) has to be certified by RITA.
(ii) Have disability that has to be certified by District Medical Officer (DMO), Regional Medical Officer (RMO), or any entity authorized to certify such cases (as may be specified).
(iii) Have parents with disability to be certified by District Medical Officer (DMO), Regional Medical Officer (RMO), or any entity authorized to certify such cases (as may be specified).
(iv) Be from lower income household and/or marginalized community whose secondary or diploma education was sponsored by recognised institutions. Applicants will be required to provide written and authenticated evidence of such sponsorships.
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