The Kaduna State Government has announced that application for loan of up to N5 million is now open for residents of the state wishing to further their education.
The Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board have a mandate ‘To identify, select and empower qualified citizens of Kaduna State to meet the current and future manpower requirements of the State while remaining globally competitive’.
Considering that scholarship and bursaries may not be given to all considering limitation of resources, identified priority courses to sponsor and high academic requirements to qualify; this educational loan component is introduced to ensure that no one is left behind. The loan can be applied for undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses and is available for private sector employees, state and federal civil servants who are citizens of Kaduna State.
- Only an employed student or a non-employed student’s sponsor (anybody who is willing to collect and repay a loan for the student’s education) can apply.
Candidates must have an admission in a tertiary institution.
Sponsor(s) and the student must be a Citizen of Kaduna State either by residency or by State of Origin.
Students or their sponsors must have a consistent source of income that can repay the Loan over a maximum period of 5years.