The Higher Education Students’ Loans and Grants Board has opened a special application window for newly selected students who have been admitted to pursue higher education in government accredited higher learning institutions. The application window was opened on 18th July and will close on 12th August 2022. Newly selected NEEDY students are advised to download the application form from www.heslgb.mw or obtain it from the District Education Managers’ Offices and all accredited public universities across the country.
A needy student is defined as a student who has no financial assistance from any other source to cover the item or items of cost for which the application is made. Furthermore, in order for an applicant to be able to apply for a loan, they are required to satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the board as follows:
The Loans Board is mandated by the HESLGB Act to recover the loans including all matured loans from as far back as 1985 when the Students Loan Scheme was started.