HELB Loans

The Higher Education Loans Board, Helb, advances a number of loan products to students in tertiary institutions. Helb provides the following loan products to all students: Undergraduate Loan, Tvet Loan / Bursary First Time For Tertiary Institutions,  Post Graduate Scholarship Application and Afya Elimu Loan.

The following are loan products for the employed individuals: Civil Servant Training Revolving Fund, Post Graduate Scholarship Application, Kra Staff Training Revolving Fund and JIELIMISHE LOAN(Salaried Students): PgD,HND,Bachelors, Masters, PhD & Professional Courses.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE HELB FIRST TIME LOAN.

The First Time Loan Application is divided into the following categories.

INFORMATION ON PROFILE

This comprises of two sub categories as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Applicant:- Personal Details

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out their personal information. Items such as Sub-location,Division,location etc should reflect information as per your National Identification Card.

b) Applicant:- Residence Details

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out there current place of residence information. Items such as Sub-location,Division,location etc should reflect your current place of residence and not as indicated in your ID Card.

INSTITUTION DETAILS

This comprises of three sub categories as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Applicant :- Institution Details

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out their Institution details.

b) Applicant :- Loan Information.

Here you are required any information on your loan or bursary.

EDUCATION BACKGROUND DETAILS

This comprises of one category as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Applicant :- Education Background Details

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out their education background details.Primary and Secondary School Details are compulsary.Failure to include this will lead to automatic disqualification

EXPENSE DETAILS

This comprises of two categories as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Applicant :- Family Expenses

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out the family’s expenses.

GUARANTOR DETAILS

This comprises of one section as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Applicant :- Guarantor’s Details

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out the guarantor’s details.It is compulsory to fill in two guarantors failure to do this will lead to automatic disqualification

PARENTS DETAILS

This comprises of three category as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Applicant :- Parents Marital Status

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out their parent’s marital status.

b) Applicant :- Parents Details

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out various details about their parent’s eg.employment.

c) Applicant :- Guardian’s Details

If the applicant is orphaned he/she will be required to fill in the gurantors’ details.

BANK DETAILS

This comprises of one section as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Applicant :- Bank Details

In this section, an applicant is required to fill out the bank’s details.

To get started off click on this link; https://portal.helb.co.ke/

Also read;

How to register and apply for HELB loans online