Zambia Ministry Of Higher Education Bursaries 2016


REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION BURSARIES COMMITTEE

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Zambians that meet the minimum requirements outlined here below to contest for Two Thousand Five Hundred (2,500) undergraduate GRZ Student Loans for the 2016/2017 Academic Year at the University of Zambia ELIGIBILITY

Applicants should be:

i. Zambians with Green National Registration Cards(NRC)

ii. School leavers admitted to the University of Zambia

iii. School leavers who completed Grade 12 in 2013 and 2014

iv. 24 years old or below by August 2016 NON-SCHOOL LEAVERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND THEREFORE SHOULD NOT APPLY Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary to the Bursaries Committee
P.O. Box 50464 LUSAKA

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applications should submit the following:

1. Bursaries Committee:

a) An application letter responding to the advert;

b) A photocopy of University Admission Letter;

c) A photocopy of Grade 12 Statement of Results;

d) A photocopy of the candidate’s NRC and Parent’s/Guardian’s NRC;

e) Two (2) recent passport size photos of the candidate;

f) An application form obtained from the BursariesCommittee Lusaka or Kitwe offices. Rural students need not include this form but will be expected to fill it in at the time of registration;

g) Social Welfare interview slip

h) Any other documents in support of the application

.2. Social Welfare Office

a. A copy of an application letter or Student Loan Application Form;

b. A photocopy of University Admission Letter;

c. A photocopy of Grade 12 Statement of Results;

d. A photocopy of the candidate’s NRC and Parent’s/Guardian’s NRC;

e. Any other documents in support of the vulnerability;Do not leave the original documents with the Social Welfare Office.

Please note that the Social Welfare Office does not make applications for sponsorship on behalf of students.The Loans are limited and scaled down as follows: (a) 100% (b) 75% (c) 50% (d) 25% of the total cost of tuition and accommodation.

Applicants should indicate in their application the level of the loan required. However, the Bursaries Committee reserves the right to determine the actual level of the loan. Loans are awarded according to the Bursaries Committee’s financial capacity and, therefore, admission into the University does not necessarily guarantee the applicant a GRZ student loan.Please note that only vulnerable Zambians need apply for 100% loan and are expected to attach all necessary documents in support of their vulnerability. Those applying for 100% are expected to request for a Social Welfare Recommendation Report from the Social Welfare office in their town of residence.The student loan is not transferable from one University to another; therefore, students wishing to apply for the loan should be clear in their applications.

Applications by hand should be submitted to Room 21 (Registry) Maxwell House Annex, Los Angeles Boulevard, Long acres, Lusaka or Bursaries Committee office, University of Zambia, Jambo Drive, Kitwe.Rural students are especially encouraged to apply.Closing date: 28 Oct 2016

For any clarification, contact us on telephone: +260- 211-250726, Lusaka.

Ireen Nayame Chirwa (Mrs)Secretary to the Bursaries Committee,
MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION


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