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HESFB LOAN AWARD REPORT FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/15

A total of Two thousand one hundred twenty five (2125) applications were received of which, 457 (21.5%) were female while 1668 (78.5%) are male.

A total of 5 were persons with disabilities. Applications were received from 107 Districts of the Country; 5 Districts were not represented as no student from there submitted an application. These are: - Amudat, Bulisa, Buvuma, Ntoroko and Nakapiripirit Districts. Out of the 1,703 applications, 1,325 (77.8%) were approved for getting loans, of which 298 (22.5%) were female while 1,027 (77.5%) were male.

The 1,325 Successful Loan Applicants.

The actual loan beneficiaries were 1,201. This is as a result of a total of 2,125 loan applications received of which 1,269 were considered successful. 118 unsucessful students appealed to the Minister in accordance with Section 21 subsection (5) and (6) of HESF Act. 2014. Of the 118 appeals, 56 were considered in accordance with the Score card and resources which were available to the Board. A total of 1,325 applicants were considered all together for loans during the academic year 2014/15.