The Scheme is for Ugandan students seeking to pursue higher educa-tion in an accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the National Council for Higher Education and also pursuing an accredited programme. The applicant will have been admitted to an accredited Higher Education Institution. The applicant will be required to make a written application to the higher Education Students’ Financing Board by filling in a required form and submit it within a specified timeframe.

The Higher Education Students’ Financing Act, 2014

The Higher Education Students’ Financing Bill, 2013 was passed by Parliament in December,2013, assented into Law by H.E the President on February 2,2014 and gazzeted on February 28, 2014 into an Act of law.