HESLB Tanzania Eligibility Criteria / Requirements
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 all costs of their education.
In addition to general eligibility, additional criteria define NEEDY applicant who should not exceed 30 years of age at the time of application, who may:-
(i)Be an orphan who has lost parents;
(ii)Have disability to be certified by District Medical Officer (DMO),Regional Medical Officer (RMO) or any entity authorised to certify such cases;
(iii)Have parents with disability to be certified by District Medical Officer(DMO), Regional Medical Officer (RMO) or any entity authorised to certify such cases;
(iv)Be from lower income household and/or marginalized community whose secondary or diploma education was sponsored by istutitions, required to provide written and authenticated evidence of such sposnosrships.
3.2GENERAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AS PRONOUNCED BY THE ACT
General Eligibility criteria requires an applicant to meet the following conditions: –
(i)Must be a Tanzanian;
(ii)Must have applied for a loan through the Online Loan Application and Management System (OLAMS);
(iii)Must not have have funding from other sources;
(iv)Must be a continuing student with results/progress to continue with studies.
3.3OTHER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
(i)Eligibility for loan shall be granted by order of Neediness and , programs clusters;
(ii)Applicants must have graduated their ACSE and/ other equivalent qualifications within three (3) years, i.e. starting 2015 onwards.