On Monday, March 15, 2021, the Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB) released a list of applicants who appealed and their appeals have been approved for support under the Student Loan Scheme for the Academic Year 2020/2021.
Out of the 5,592 that had applied, 1,113 were selected for the sponsorship representing 20%. Out of the applications received 3,100 (55.4%) were male while 2,492 (44.5%) female. 1,004 are undertaking undergraduate degree programmes and 109 are for diplomas.
The successful appellants were distributed in 18 institutions with 8 offering Diploma programmes and 75 undergraduate degree programmes. Kampala International University, Makerere University, Ndejje University and Kyambogo University took the majority of the successful appellants.
The withdrawal of about 50 applicants (31 Female and 19 Male) was due to various reasons with the majority benefiting from other Scholarship offers, which include the Government Merit Sponsorship, State House Scholarships, MasterCard Foundation Scholarships, and other Government of Uganda Scholarships.
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