March 26, 2023
Applications for Student Loans for the year 2022/2023

Applications for Student Loans for the year 2022/2023

The 9th Cohort of the Students’ Loan Scheme is now accepting applications for study loans for the academic year 2022–2023, according to an announcement made by the Executive Director of the Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB).


The application period for this year, which started on Monday, July 18, 2022, is expected to last until September 15, 2022, to correspond with the first semester of the academic year 2012–2013 for higher education institutions.


According to Mr. Michael Wanyama’s statement in the publication, this year’s application procedure will continue to operate on an affirmative action basis for persons with some disabilities, who are welcome to apply to any humanities- and science-related program of their choosing. Additionally, applicants that are female and/or from the Greater Northern Region (West Nile, Lango, Acholi and Karamoja) will receive extra credit.


Guidelines – Online Applicants

  1. access to an Internet-connected phone or computer.
  2. Go to the website’s home page at to visit it.
  3. To apply now, click the button.
  4. If the applicant is a first-time user, registration is required prior to beginning the application.
  5. Using your basic self-information, create or register an account in the ILMIS system (Names, Valid Mobile number, Valid Email, and Password).
  6. Once all required information has been given, the applicant will have successfully registered.
  7. An email acknowledging receipt of the application will be sent to the applicant’s email address supplied earlier after it has been successfully registered.
  8. The applicant can now use their registered credentials to log into the ILMIS application web portal.
  9. However, if the applicant has already enrolled, all they need to do is log in to their account to access the online application page.
  10. The applicant will then begin entering the essential data into the online application form.
  11. The following sections (compulsory fields) require the applicant to fill out the following information:
  • Personal details
  • Parent’s details
  • Admission & Loan details
  • Recommendations & Payment
  • Applicant’s checklist
  • Declaration

12. Since the system only allows submission if all Mandatory and Required Information has been filled out with its supporting scanned and uploaded documents, the Applicant may always save their documents after filling out the information they have at that moment.


13. You must click the submit button once you have completed the application.

14. Following your click on the submit button, a thorough Report containing the data you provided as the Applicant will be generated. The ILMIS system has a problem with this input. (Example: The applicant has not yet paid the registration cost by bank transfer.)

15. The following will be included in the applicant’s necessary information, which must be given;

  • Personal Details of the applicant
  • Valid Identification documents
  • Current home address
  • Permanent Residential address
  • Education background/qualification information
  • Detailed information of institution to which you are admitted
  • Recommendations

16. The applicant views this report as a physical copy of the signatures, seal, and recommendations from the individuals (Local Council 1, Principal of Previous School/Institution Attended, Sub-District Manager/City Clerk) specified on the recommendation form.

17. Following completion of the report, the applicant must visit a bank (in this case, a branch of Centenary Bank), pay the pre-determined charge, and receive a payment acknowledgment from the bank.

18. The candidate will then scan, upload, and submit the payment voucher and recommendation form to the system. The last contribution is here. The application will then be sent to HESFB.


Applications for Student Loans for the year 2022/2023

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